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Workers in Farming Activities

Group (61) - 2023-Q4

  • 3.59M, Workforce
  • $2.96k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 48.6, Average age
  • 38.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.52, Weekly days worked
  • 10.1%, Workforce with second job
  • 82%, Informal Workforce
  • 6.24, Average years of Schooling

About Workers in Farming Activities

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The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during fourth quarter of 2023 was 3.59M people, whose salary averaged $2.96k MX working around 38.3 hours per week.

The average age of Workers in Farming Activities was 48.6 years. The workforce was distributed in 88.4% men with an average salary of $2.89k MX and, 11.6% women with average salary of $3.5k MX.

The best average salaries received by Workers in Farming Activities were in Sinaloa ($7.14k MX), Baja California Sur ($7.09k MX), and Colima ($6.13k MX) while the workforce was larger in Chiapas (458k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (349k), and Oaxaca (338k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Legal Services ($21.1k MX), Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation ($20k MX), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Developmen ($15k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Cattle Raising (97.3%), Retail Trade of Household Furniture and other Household Goods (5.72k), and Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (5.58k).

11.5% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.92k MX and 88.5% to men with an average salary of $2.36k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 94.1% corresponding to 31.9k from 33.9k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California with a 53.7% corresponding to 24.5k from 45.5k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 3.59M, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $2.96k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Workers in Farming Activities were 3.59M being a 3.29% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (3.72M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.96k MX was observed, registering an increase of 3.62%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($2.86k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Workers in Farming Activities during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Chiapas (458k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (349k), and Oaxaca (338k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Michoacán de Ocampo and Baja California with an increase of 32.1k (12.9%) and 11.9k (35.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Puebla and Guanajuato with a decrease of 32.5k (13.7%) and 32.3k (16.8%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Workers in Farming Activities during fourth quarter of 2023 were Sinaloa ($7.14k MX), Baja California Sur ($7.09k MX), and Colima ($6.13k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Michoacán de Ocampo and Yucatán with an increase of $1.16k MX (24.3%) and $764 MX (27.1%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Baja California Sur and Nuevo León with a decrease of $2.2k MX (23.7%) and $1.68k MX (36.8%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4

  • 42.8, Women
  • 49.4, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Workers in Farming Activities represented the 88.4% of the employed population and women 11.6%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (649k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (93.6k).

The highest average salary was $4.72k MX received by women from 15 to 24 years, while the lowest average salary was $473 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)

  • 6.43, Women
  • 6.22, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Workers in Farming Activities was concentrated in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (1.06M men and 136k women).

The highest average salary was $6.66k MX received by women with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.85k MX received by men with 0 to 3 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 Workers in Farming Activities in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Cattle Raising (97.3%), Retail Trade of Household Furniture and other Household Goods (0.56%), and Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (0.55%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Legal Services ($21.1k MX), Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation ($20k MX), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Developmen ($15k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 82%, Workers in Farming Activities
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Workers in Farming Activities reached a 82%, which implied an increase from 0.85 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (81.2%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 27.3 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 94.1%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 53.7 %, Baja California

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Workers in Farming Activities were Tlaxcala (94.1%), Guerrero (92%), and Estado de México (91.2%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Nayarit (67.8%), Baja California Sur (57.1%), and Baja California (53.7%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 717k workers of which 20.6% corresponds to formal employment (148k) and 79.4% to informal employment (570k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 4 to 6 years of schooling concentrating 1.2M workers of which 18.1%  corresponds to formal employment (216k) and 81.9% corresponds to informal employment (980k).