Support Workers in Agriculture

Occupation (9111) - 2021-Q2

  • 2.38M, Workforce
  • $2.85k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 36.1, Average age
  • 35.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.82, Weekly days worked
  • 10.1%, Workforce with second job
  • 94.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 6.97, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Agriculture

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The workforce of Support Workers in Agriculture during second quarter of 2021 was 2.38M people, whose salary averaged $2.85k MX working around 35.1 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Agriculture was 36.1 years. The workforce was distributed in 82.8% men with an average salary of $3.05k MX and, 17.2% women with average salary of $1.88k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Agriculture were in Baja California ($6.66k MX), Colima ($5.83k MX), and Sinaloa ($5.57k MX) while the workforce was larger in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (356k), Puebla (312k), and Chiapas (286k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Hog and Pig Farming ($16.8k MX), Collection, Treatment and Water ($9.89k MX), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($9k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Cattle Ranching and Farming (43.9%), Food Industry (36%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (5.08%).

17.2% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.65k MX and 82.8% to men with an average salary of $2.93k MX.

At the level of states, Quintana Roo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 11.3k from 11.3k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 49.1% corresponding to 2.22k from 4.51k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.38M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $2.85k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Support Workers in Agriculture were 2.38M being a 6.29% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (2.24M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.85k MX was observed, registering a drop of 6.82%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($3.06k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 356k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 56.1k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 79.8k, Michoacán de Ocampo

The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Agriculture during the second quarter of 2021 were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (356k), Puebla (312k), and Chiapas (286k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Chiapas with an increase of 56.1k (18.7%) and 55.9k (24.3%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Michoacán de Ocampo and Oaxaca with a decrease of 79.8k (38%) and 56.3k (26.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $6.66k MX, Baja California

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $2.58k MX, Baja California

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $1.24k MX, Nayarit

The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Agriculture during second quarter of 2021 were Baja California ($6.66k MX), Colima ($5.83k MX), and Sinaloa ($5.57k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California and Coahuila de Zaragoza with an increase of $2.58k MX (63.1%) and $1.61k MX (41.9%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Nayarit and Querétaro with a decrease of $1.24k MX (22.2%) and $1.03k MX (29.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 39.2, Women
  • 35.5, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Support Workers in Agriculture represented the 82.8% of the employed population and women 17.2%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (628k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (91.4k).

The highest average salary was $3.61k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $333 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-Q2)

  • 6.2, Women
  • 7.13, Men

During the second quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Support Workers in Agriculture was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (656k men and 130k women).

The highest average salary was $3.41k MX received by men with 0 to 3 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.33k 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 Support Workers in Agriculture in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Cattle Ranching and Farming (43.9%), Food Industry (36%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (5.08%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Hog and Pig Farming ($16.8k MX), Collection, Treatment and Water ($9.89k MX), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($9k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 94.9%, Support Workers in Agriculture
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Support Workers in Agriculture reached a 94.9%, which implied a decrease from 0.58 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (95.5%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 38.8 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Quintana Roo

Less Labor Informality: 49.1 %, Baja California Sur

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Agriculture were Quintana Roo (100%), Oaxaca (100%), and Hidalgo (100%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Coahuila de Zaragoza (64.2%), Baja California (52.5%), and Baja California Sur (49.1%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Agriculture during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 715k workers of which 3.61% corresponds to formal employment (25.8k) and 96.4% to informal employment (689k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 786k workers of which 5.54%  corresponds to formal employment (43.6k) and 94.5% corresponds to informal employment (743k).