Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars

Occupation (8341) - 2021-Q2

  • 1.06M, Workforce
  • $6.54k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.8, Average age
  • 47, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.22, Weekly days worked
  • 2.54%, Workforce with second job
  • 34.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.29, Average years of Schooling

About Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars

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The workforce of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during second quarter of 2021 was 1.06M people, whose salary averaged $6.54k MX working around 47 hours per week.

The average age of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars was 40.8 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.6% men with an average salary of $6.55k MX and, 1.43% women with average salary of $5.87k MX.

The best average salaries received by Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were in Tamaulipas ($10.4k MX), Nuevo León ($9.81k MX), and Chihuahua ($9.41k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (175k), Jalisco (101k), and Nuevo León (89.7k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Business Support Services ($15.1k MX), Support Activities for Mining ($15k MX), and Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing ($12.9k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Food Industry (18.5%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (29.1k), and Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks (28.5k).

2.05% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.55k MX and 98% to men with an average salary of $5.78k MX.

At the level of states, Chiapas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 73.5% corresponding to 12.5k from 17.1k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Coahuila de Zaragoza with a 12.8% corresponding to 4k from 31.1k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.06M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $6.54k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were 1.06M being a 8.45% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (977k).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.54k MX was observed, registering a drop of 0.47%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($6.57k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 175k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 51.5k, Estado de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 15.4k, Chiapas

The states with the highest number of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (175k), Jalisco (101k), and Nuevo León (89.7k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of 51.5k (41.7%) and 15.8k (50%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Chiapas and Tabasco with a decrease of 15.4k (47.4%) and 6.67k (39.6%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $10.4k MX, Tamaulipas

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $2.75k MX, Tlaxcala

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $4.87k MX, Guerrero

The states with the best average salaries for Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during second quarter of 2021 were Tamaulipas ($10.4k MX), Nuevo León ($9.81k MX), and Chihuahua ($9.41k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Tlaxcala and Zacatecas with an increase of $2.75k MX (56.3%) and $1.92k MX (33.8%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Guerrero and Aguascalientes with a decrease of $4.87k MX (50.3%) and $2.94k MX (43.6%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2: 40.7, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars represented the 98.6% of the employed population and women 1.43%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 35 to 44 years (307k men and 6.86k women).

The highest average salary was $6.74k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.6k MX received by men from 65 to 74 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): 9.27, Men

At second quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (481k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (4.84k).

The highest average salary was $7.33k MX received by men with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.73k 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 Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Food Industry (18.5%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (8.13%), and Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks (7.96%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Business Support Services ($15.1k MX), Support Activities for Mining ($15k MX), and Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing ($12.9k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 34.7%, Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars reached a 34.7%, which implied a decrease from 2.7 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (37.4%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 21.4 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 73.5%, Chiapas

Less Labor Informality: 12.8 %, Coahuila de Zaragoza

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were Chiapas (73.5%), Nayarit (66.6%), and Oaxaca (60.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California Sur (17.5%), Sinaloa (16%), and Coahuila de Zaragoza (12.8%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 314k workers of which 69.2% corresponds to formal employment (217k) and 30.8% to informal employment (96.6k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 484k workers of which 67.1%  corresponds to formal employment (325k) and 32.9% corresponds to informal employment (159k).