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Table 13 Material welfare indicators by group

From: Economic behavior of indigenous peoples: the Mexican case

  Stoves Basic commodities Non-basic commodities Public services RET
% Mean [0–6] Mean [0–5] Mean [0–3]
Total 90.0 4.00 2.57 2.58  
Rural areas 77.2 2.81 1.81 2.11  
Indigenous 36.9 1.18 0.97 1.76  
Group 1
 Tlapanecs 18.9 0.53 0.49 1.32 1.52
 Tzeltals 8.5 0.33 0.49 1.73 1.46
 Tzotzils 12.3 0.38 0.64 1.91 1.37
 Chols 14.5 0.53 0.58 1.81 1.20
 Mean Group 1 12.1 0.41 0.56 1.77  
Group 2
 Huastecs 25.3 0.80 0.83 1.29 1.07
 Mixes 39.6 1.01 0.78 1.71 1.07
 Mazatecs 26.9 0.76 0.72 1.35 0.94
 Chinantecs 38.1 1.39 0.91 1.57 0.91
 Mixtecs 37.9 1.07 0.83 1.64 0.91
 Nahuas 37.5 1.12 0.99 1.80 0.81
 Totonacs 31.1 0.97 0.86 1.84 0.79
 Mean Group 2 35.7 1.06 0.91 1.70  
Group 3
 Purépechas 41.3 1.39 1.35 2.03 0.77
 Zapotecs 56.3 1.77 1.14 1.94 0.66
 Mayas 39.3 1.96 1.38 1.86 0.41
 Otomies 71.7 2.05 1.38 2.03 0.39
 Mazahua 74.3 1.56 1.36 1.82 0.24
 Mean Group 3 53.3 1.86 1.32 1.92  
  1. Source: INEGI 2010