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Domestic Workers

Occupation (9611) - 2022-Q2

  • 1.8M, Workforce
  • $3.62k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.2, Average age
  • 29.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.08, Weekly days worked
  • 6.49%, Workforce with second job
  • 96.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.63, Average years of Schooling

About Domestic Workers

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The workforce of Domestic Workers during second quarter of 2022 was 1.8M people, whose salary averaged $3.62k MX working around 29.3 hours per week.

The average age of Domestic Workers was 44.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 2.51% men with an average salary of $4.24k MX and, 97.5% women with average salary of $3.6k MX.

The best average salaries received by Domestic Workers were in Baja California Sur ($6.14k MX), Nuevo León ($5.18k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($5.08k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (292k), Ciudad de México (142k), and Puebla (130k).

97.8% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.59k MX and 2.2% to men with an average salary of $4.14k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 21k from 21k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Aguascalientes with a 89.3% corresponding to 14.7k from 16.4k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.8M, Workforce 2022-Q2
  • $3.62k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q2

At second quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Domestic Workers were 1.8M being a 0.59% lower than the first quarter of 2022. (1.81M).

In the same period, an average salary of $3.62k MX was observed, registering a drop of 0.17%, compared to the first quarter of 2022 ($3.62k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Domestic Workers during the second quarter of 2022 were Estado de México (292k), Ciudad de México (142k), and Puebla (130k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in San Luis Potosí and Michoacán de Ocampo with an increase of 11.4k (38.6%) and 8.08k (11.6%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Oaxaca and Morelos with a decrease of 11.2k (23.4%) and 7.55k (15.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Domestic Workers during second quarter of 2022 were Baja California Sur ($6.14k MX), Nuevo León ($5.18k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($5.08k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Oaxaca with an increase of $2.73k MX (80.2%) and $680 MX (23.3%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Michoacán de Ocampo and Ciudad de México with a decrease of $1.02k MX (21.7%) and $851 MX (20.5%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q2

  • 44.2, Women
  • 43.5, Men

At second quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Domestic Workers represented the 2.51% of the employed population and women 97.5%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (12k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (516k).

The highest average salary was $5.04k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $2.84k 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-Q2)

  • 7.61, Women
  • 8.38, Men

During the second quarter of 2022, male and female workforce in Domestic Workers was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (15.1k men and 699k women).

The highest average salary was $4.4k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $3.31k MX received by men with 10 to 12 years of schooling.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q2

  • 96.7%, Domestic Workers
  • 55.4%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Domestic Workers reached a 96.7%, which implied a decrease from 0.58 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2022  (97.3%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 41.3 percentage points during the second quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 89.3 %, Aguascalientes

At second quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Domestic Workers were Tlaxcala (100%), Quintana Roo (99.5%), and Michoacán de Ocampo (99.4%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Durango (91%), Baja California Sur (90.1%), and Aguascalientes (89.3%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Domestic Workers during the second quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 525k workers of which 3.51% corresponds to formal employment (18.5k) and 96.5% to informal employment (507k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 714k workers of which 3%  corresponds to formal employment (21.4k) and 97% corresponds to informal employment (693k).