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Support Workers in Agriculture

Occupation (9111) - 2022-Q1

  • 2.25M, Workforce
  • $3.16k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 36.5, Average age
  • 36.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.95, Weekly days worked
  • 10.3%, Workforce with second job
  • 95.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.05, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Agriculture

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The workforce of Support Workers in Agriculture during first quarter of 2022 was 2.25M people, whose salary averaged $3.16k MX working around 36.3 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Agriculture was 36.5 years. The workforce was distributed in 83.8% men with an average salary of $3.44k MX and, 16.2% women with average salary of $1.73k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Agriculture were in Colima ($7.45k MX), Sinaloa ($6k MX), and Nayarit ($5.87k MX) while the workforce was larger in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (340k), Puebla (313k), and Chiapas (234k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Legal Services ($10.6k MX), Metal Ore Mining ($8k MX), and Automotive Repair and Maintenance ($6.45k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Food Industry (57.1%), Cattle Ranching and Farming (20.1%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (7.02%).

16.3% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.59k MX and 83.7% to men with an average salary of $3.31k MX.

At the level of states, Quintana Roo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 8.51k from 8.51k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 49.4% corresponding to 2.48k from 5.02k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.25M, Workforce 2022-Q1
  • $3.16k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q1

At first quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Support Workers in Agriculture were 2.25M being a 9.67% lower than the fourth quarter of 2021. (2.49M).

In the same period, an average salary of $3.16k MX was observed, registering an increase of 9.35%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021 ($2.89k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Agriculture during the first quarter of 2022 were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (340k), Puebla (313k), and Chiapas (234k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Puebla and Querétaro with an increase of 11.1k (3.68%) and 6.91k (98.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Chiapas and Zacatecas with a decrease of 66.8k (22.2%) and 31.5k (34.1%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Agriculture during first quarter of 2022 were Colima ($7.45k MX), Sinaloa ($6k MX), and Nayarit ($5.87k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Chihuahua and Morelos with an increase of $1.91k MX (50.1%) and $1.55k MX (71.5%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Querétaro and Quintana Roo with a decrease of $1.58k MX (37.4%) and $1.31k MX (39.8%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q1

  • 38.5, Women
  • 36.1, Men

At first quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Support Workers in Agriculture represented the 83.8% of the employed population and women 16.2%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (587k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (87.4k).

The highest average salary was $4.18k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $627 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 (2022-Q1)

  • 6.26, Women
  • 7.2, Men

At first quarter of 2022 the male workforce in Support Workers in Agriculture was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (660k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (122k).

The highest average salary was $3.79k MX received by men with 4 to 6 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.49k 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 first quarter of 2022, the workforce was higher in Food Industry (57.1%), Cattle Ranching and Farming (20.1%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (7.02%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Legal Services ($10.6k MX), Metal Ore Mining ($8k MX), and Automotive Repair and Maintenance ($6.45k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q1

  • 95.9%, Support Workers in Agriculture
  • 55.2%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Support Workers in Agriculture reached a 95.9%, which implied a decrease from 0.015 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2021  (95.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 40.6 percentage points during the first quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Quintana Roo

Less Labor Informality: 49.4 %, Baja California Sur

At first quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Agriculture were Quintana Roo (100%), Guerrero (100%), and Hidalgo (99%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Nuevo León (59.6%), Baja California (56.2%), and Baja California Sur (49.4%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Agriculture during the first quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 668k workers of which 1.95% corresponds to formal employment (13k) and 98% to informal employment (655k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 756k workers of which 3.91%  corresponds to formal employment (29.6k) and 96.1% corresponds to informal employment (727k).