Traders in Stores

Occupation (4111) - 2021-Q2

  • 2.89M, Workforce
  • $4.13k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 47.1, Average age
  • 47.4, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.83, Weekly days worked
  • 4.29%, Workforce with second job
  • 71.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.5, Average years of Schooling

About Traders in Stores

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The workforce of Traders in Stores during second quarter of 2021 was 2.89M people, whose salary averaged $4.13k MX working around 47.4 hours per week.

The average age of Traders in Stores was 47.1 years. The workforce was distributed in 40.4% men with an average salary of $5.3k MX and, 59.6% women with average salary of $3.34k MX.

The best average salaries received by Traders in Stores were in Nuevo León ($7.72k MX), Baja California Sur ($7.62k MX), and Sinaloa ($7.14k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (492k), Jalisco (211k), and Ciudad de México (200k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services ($40.3k MX), Retail Trade of Spare Parts for Cars and Trucks ($24.7k MX), and Automotive Repair and Maintenance ($18.8k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (1.35M), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (434k), and Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelery (309k).

65.8% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.99k MX and 34.2% to men with an average salary of $4.93k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 89.1% corresponding to 61k from 68.5k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Colima with a 44.4% corresponding to 5.56k from 12.5k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.89M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $4.13k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Traders in Stores were 2.89M being a 13% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (2.56M).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.13k MX was observed, registering a drop of 2.41%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($4.24k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 492k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 164k, Estado de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 26.9k, Oaxaca

The states with the highest number of Traders in Stores during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (492k), Jalisco (211k), and Ciudad de México (200k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Guanajuato with an increase of 164k (50.2%) and 44.8k (36.3%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Oaxaca and Nuevo León with a decrease of 26.9k (28.2%) and 12.6k (10.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $7.72k MX, Nuevo León

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $3.76k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $2.29k MX, Nayarit

The states with the best average salaries for Traders in Stores during second quarter of 2021 were Nuevo León ($7.72k MX), Baja California Sur ($7.62k MX), and Sinaloa ($7.14k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Quintana Roo with an increase of $3.76k MX (97.2%) and $1.96k MX (39.3%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Nayarit and Baja California with a decrease of $2.29k MX (34%) and $1.81k MX (34.3%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 46.7, Women
  • 47.6, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Traders in Stores represented the 40.4% of the employed population and women 59.6%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 45 to 54 years (305k men and 422k women).

The highest average salary was $5.98k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.99k MX received by men 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 (2021-Q2)

  • 8.89, Women
  • 10.4, Men

At second quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Traders in Stores was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (335k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (528k).

The highest average salary was $6.11k MX received by men with 10 to 12 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $2.84k MX received by women 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 Traders in Stores in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (51.7%), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (16.6%), and Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelery (11.8%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services ($40.3k MX), Retail Trade of Spare Parts for Cars and Trucks ($24.7k MX), and Automotive Repair and Maintenance ($18.8k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 71.9%, Traders in Stores
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Traders in Stores reached a 71.9%, which implied an increase from 1.84 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (70%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 15.8 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 89.1%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 44.4 %, Colima

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Traders in Stores were Oaxaca (89.1%), Guerrero (87.7%), and Estado de México (83.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California Sur (47.8%), Querétaro (45.8%), and Colima (44.4%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Traders in Stores during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 727k workers of which 31.1% corresponds to formal employment (226k) and 68.9% to informal employment (501k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 821k workers of which 24.9%  corresponds to formal employment (204k) and 75.1% corresponds to informal employment (616k).