Preparers and Street Food Vendors

Occupation (9521) - 2021-Q4

  • 823k, Workforce
  • $3.77k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 42.7, Average age
  • 34.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.1, Weekly days worked
  • 5.82%, Workforce with second job
  • 98%, Informal Workforce
  • 8.06, Average years of Schooling

About Preparers and Street Food Vendors

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The workforce of Preparers and Street Food Vendors during fourth quarter of 2021 was 823k people, whose salary averaged $3.77k MX working around 34.9 hours per week.

The average age of Preparers and Street Food Vendors was 42.7 years. The workforce was distributed in 48.8% men with an average salary of $4.7k MX and, 51.2% women with average salary of $2.89k MX.

The best average salaries received by Preparers and Street Food Vendors were in Baja California Sur ($8.3k MX), Nuevo León ($7.51k MX), and Tabasco ($6.96k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (152k), Puebla (73.2k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (71.1k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Retail Trade of Furniture, Computer Equipment and Accessories, Telephones and other Communication Devices ($8.83k MX), 3380 ($8.6k MX), and Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and other Relief Services ($8k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Beverages, Ice and Tobacco (390k), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (25.5k), and Food Industry (3.99%).

51.3% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.81k MX and 48.7% to men with an average salary of $4.67k MX.

At the level of states, Yucatán had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 9.29k from 9.29k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 87.2% corresponding to 2.65k from 3.04k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 823k, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $3.77k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Preparers and Street Food Vendors were 823k being a 0.54% lower than the third quarter of 2021. (827k).

In the same period, an average salary of $3.77k MX was observed, registering an increase of 12.6%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($3.35k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 152k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 12.9k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 24.6k, Ciudad de México

The states with the highest number of Preparers and Street Food Vendors during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (152k), Puebla (73.2k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (71.1k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Jalisco with an increase of 12.9k (22.1%) and 10.4k (22.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Ciudad de México and Guanajuato with a decrease of 24.6k (28%) and 18.9k (42.4%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $8.3k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $3.15k MX, Tabasco

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $3.1k MX, Querétaro

The states with the best average salaries for Preparers and Street Food Vendors during fourth quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($8.3k MX), Nuevo León ($7.51k MX), and Tabasco ($6.96k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Tabasco and Sonora with an increase of $3.15k MX (82.8%) and $2k MX (44.9%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Querétaro and Baja California Sur with a decrease of $3.1k MX (54.5%) and $2.59k MX (23.8%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4

  • 42.2, Women
  • 43.2, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Preparers and Street Food Vendors represented the 48.8% of the employed population and women 51.2%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (88.9k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (104k).

The highest average salary was $6.41k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.48k MX received by women 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)

  • 7.96, Women
  • 8.17, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Preparers and Street Food Vendors was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (144k men and 158k women).

The highest average salary was $6.74k MX received by men with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.73k MX received by women 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 Preparers and Street Food Vendors in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Beverages, Ice and Tobacco (88.1%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (5.76%), and Food Industry (3.99%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Retail Trade of Furniture, Computer Equipment and Accessories, Telephones and other Communication Devices ($8.83k MX), 3380 ($8.6k MX), and Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and other Relief Services ($8k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 98%, Preparers and Street Food Vendors
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Preparers and Street Food Vendors reached a 98%, which implied an increase from 0.74 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (97.3%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 42.2 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Yucatán

Less Labor Informality: 87.2 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Preparers and Street Food Vendors were Yucatán (100%), Tlaxcala (100%), and Sinaloa (100%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Campeche (91.9%), Zacatecas (89.6%), and Baja California Sur (87.2%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Preparers and Street Food Vendors during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 180k workers of which 2.46% corresponds to formal employment (4.42k) and 97.5% to informal employment (175k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 302k workers of which 2.73%  corresponds to formal employment (8.24k) and 97.3% corresponds to informal employment (294k).