Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars

Occupation (8341) - 2021-Q4

  • 1.14M, Workforce
  • $6.45k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 39.9, Average age
  • 50, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.47, Weekly days worked
  • 3.03%, Workforce with second job
  • 33.5%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.63, 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 fourth quarter of 2021 was 1.14M people, whose salary averaged $6.45k MX working around 50 hours per week.

The average age of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars was 39.9 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.4% men with an average salary of $6.42k MX and, 1.63% women with average salary of $7.93k MX.

The best average salaries received by Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were in Nuevo León ($10.6k MX), Tamaulipas ($10.3k MX), and Chihuahua ($9.41k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (195k), Jalisco (114k), and Nuevo León (92.4k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Retail Trade of Beverages, Ice and Tobacco ($23.1k MX), Manufacture of Products of Petroleum and Coal ($13.8k MX), and Business Support Services ($12.6k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Food Industry (17.8%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (40.3k), and Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks (30.3k).

1.7% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.9k MX and 98.3% to men with an average salary of $5.14k MX.

At the level of states, Chiapas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 66.5% corresponding to 14.8k from 22.2k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Nuevo León with a 16.4% corresponding to 15.2k from 92.4k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.14M, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $6.45k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were 1.14M being a 2.02% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (1.12M).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.45k MX was observed, registering a drop of 2.89%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($6.64k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 195k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 11k, Jalisco

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 8.63k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (195k), Jalisco (114k), and Nuevo León (92.4k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Jalisco and Guanajuato with an increase of 11k (10.7%) and 10.9k (23.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Hidalgo with a decrease of 8.63k (20.6%) and 5.78k (17.9%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $10.6k MX, Nuevo León

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.86k MX, Zacatecas

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.94k MX, Guerrero

The states with the best average salaries for Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during fourth quarter of 2021 were Nuevo León ($10.6k MX), Tamaulipas ($10.3k MX), and Chihuahua ($9.41k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Zacatecas and Sonora with an increase of $1.86k MX (42.3%) and $1.17k MX (17.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Guerrero and Aguascalientes with a decrease of $1.94k MX (30.2%) and $1.4k MX (23.7%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4: 40, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars represented the 98.4% of the employed population and women 1.63%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (303k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (7.12k).

The highest average salary was $7k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.07k 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-Q4): 9.59, Men

At fourth 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 (507k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (5.9k).

The highest average salary was $7.13k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.96k MX received by men with 4 to 6 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 fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Food Industry (17.8%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (10.2%), and Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks (7.7%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Retail Trade of Beverages, Ice and Tobacco ($23.1k MX), Manufacture of Products of Petroleum and Coal ($13.8k MX), and Business Support Services ($12.6k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 33.5%, Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars reached a 33.5%, which implied a decrease from 2.68 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (36.2%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 22.3 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 66.5%, Chiapas

Less Labor Informality: 16.4 %, Nuevo León

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were Chiapas (66.5%), Oaxaca (61.5%), and Guerrero (59%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California (17.8%), Coahuila de Zaragoza (17.5%), and Nuevo León (16.4%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 307k workers of which 74.2% corresponds to formal employment (227k) and 25.8% to informal employment (79.2k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 511k workers of which 67.7%  corresponds to formal employment (346k) and 32.3% corresponds to informal employment (165k).