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Domestic Workers

Occupation (9611) - 2023-Q4

  • 2.04M, Workforce
  • $4.07k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.9, Average age
  • 29.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.11, Weekly days worked
  • 7.85%, Workforce with second job
  • 96.2%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.59, Average years of Schooling

About Domestic Workers

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The workforce of Domestic Workers during fourth quarter of 2023 was 2.04M people, whose salary averaged $4.07k MX working around 29.1 hours per week.

The average age of Domestic Workers was 44.9 years. The workforce was distributed in 3.15% men with an average salary of $3.4k MX and, 96.9% women with average salary of $4.09k MX.

The best average salaries received by Domestic Workers were in Baja California Sur ($6.9k MX), Nuevo León ($6.78k MX), and Baja California ($5.61k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (337k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (179k), and Ciudad de México (167k).

96.9% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.03k MX and 3.06% to men with an average salary of $3.06k MX.

At the level of states, Hidalgo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.7% corresponding to 50.8k from 51k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 86.2% corresponding to 12.3k from 14.2k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.04M, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $4.07k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Domestic Workers were 2.04M being a 0.086% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (2.05M).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.07k MX was observed, registering an increase of 0.66%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($4.04k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Domestic Workers during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (337k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (179k), and Ciudad de México (167k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Morelos with an increase of 19.6k (13.3%) and 11k (24.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Guerrero with a decrease of 14.6k (4.15%) and 13.4k (23.9%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Domestic Workers during fourth quarter of 2023 were Baja California Sur ($6.9k MX), Nuevo León ($6.78k MX), and Baja California ($5.61k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Baja California with an increase of $1.54k MX (28.7%) and $1.36k MX (32%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Jalisco with a decrease of $1.32k MX (21.9%) and $544 MX (11.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4

  • 44.9, Women
  • 44.2, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Domestic Workers represented the 3.15% of the employed population and women 96.9%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (14.3k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (574k).

The highest average salary was $4.75k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.82k MX received by women from 75 or more years.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2023-Q4)

  • 7.58, Women
  • 7.9, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Domestic Workers was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (28.5k men and 787k women).

The highest average salary was $4.38k MX received by women with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $3.13k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Domestic Workers in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Hardware and Glass (63.3%) and Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops (36.7%).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 96.2%, Domestic Workers
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Domestic Workers reached a 96.2%, which implied an increase from 0.22 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (96%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 41.4 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.7%, Hidalgo

Less Labor Informality: 86.2 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Domestic Workers were Hidalgo (99.7%), Estado de México (99.6%), and Guerrero (99.4%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (89.4%), Quintana Roo (87.4%), and Baja California Sur (86.2%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Domestic Workers during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 580k workers of which 3.45% corresponds to formal employment (20k) and 96.6% to informal employment (560k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 816k workers of which 4.74%  corresponds to formal employment (38.7k) and 95.3% corresponds to informal employment (777k).