Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars

Occupation (8342) - 2021-Q4

  • 1.2M, Workforce
  • $5.76k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.6, Average age
  • 56.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.85, Weekly days worked
  • 3.62%, Workforce with second job
  • 76.2%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.86, Average years of Schooling

About Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars

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The workforce of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during fourth quarter of 2021 was 1.2M people, whose salary averaged $5.76k MX working around 56.9 hours per week.

The average age of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars was 44.6 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.3% men with an average salary of $5.71k MX and, 1.74% women with average salary of $8.9k MX.

The best average salaries received by Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars were in Baja California Sur ($9.96k MX), Nuevo León ($9.81k MX), and Sinaloa ($8.99k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (223k), Ciudad de México (158k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (89.2k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Chemical Industry ($17.9k MX), Industry Plastic and Rubber ($15.1k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($14.4k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (16.5%), Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (15.8%), and Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services (3.85k).

1.64% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $7.58k MX and 98.4% to men with an average salary of $5.28k MX.

At the level of states, Ciudad de México had the highest percentage of informal workers with 90.6% corresponding to 143k from 158k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Jalisco with a 46.2% corresponding to 29.2k from 63.2k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.2M, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $5.76k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars were 1.2M being a 1.22% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (1.18M).

In the same period, an average salary of $5.76k MX was observed, registering an increase of 5.02%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($5.49k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 223k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 17.1k, Ciudad de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 9.98k, Puebla

The states with the highest number of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (223k), Ciudad de México (158k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (89.2k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of 17.1k (12.1%) and 8.92k (11.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Puebla and Guanajuato with a decrease of 9.98k (19.6%) and 5.16k (12%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $9.96k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $2.42k MX, Guerrero

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $2.4k MX, Zacatecas

The states with the best average salaries for Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during fourth quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($9.96k MX), Nuevo León ($9.81k MX), and Sinaloa ($8.99k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Guerrero and Jalisco with an increase of $2.42k MX (49.3%) and $1.7k MX (29.4%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Zacatecas and Nuevo León with a decrease of $2.4k MX (37.5%) and $2.13k MX (17.9%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4: 44.7, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars represented the 98.3% of the employed population and women 1.74%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (307k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (6.59k).

The highest average salary was $6.46k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.39k 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-Q4)

  • 11.4, Women
  • 9.83, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (456k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (8.27k).

The highest average salary was $9.51k MX received by women with 10 to 12 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.06k MX received by men with 16 to 18 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 Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (16.5%), Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (15.8%), and Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services (5.91%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Chemical Industry ($17.9k MX), Industry Plastic and Rubber ($15.1k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($14.4k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 76.2%, Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars reached a 76.2%, which implied a decrease from 1.25 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (77.5%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 20.4 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 90.6%, Ciudad de México

Less Labor Informality: 46.2 %, Jalisco

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars were Ciudad de México (90.6%), Guerrero (90%), and Hidalgo (89.2%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (52.3%), Baja California Sur (47%), and Jalisco (46.2%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 312k workers of which 26.2% corresponds to formal employment (81.7k) and 73.8% to informal employment (230k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 464k workers of which 25.1%  corresponds to formal employment (117k) and 74.9% corresponds to informal employment (348k).