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Table 7 Percentage of Mexican EAP self-employment by economic activity

From: Economic behavior of indigenous peoples: the Mexican case

  Total Rural Rural (6 states)
Non-indigenous Indigenous Non-indigenous Indigenous Non-indigenous Indigenous
Primary sector 33.8 51.0 34.7 51.4 49.7 60.0
Corn and bean crops 51.3 60.6 51.3 60.5 60.8 64.0
Commercial crops 35.3 48.8 36.0 49.1 45.4 55.6
Land workers 22.8 29.4 23.3 29.9 35.1 42.6
Secondary sector 17.7 32.6 19.2 36.8 27.6 39.0
Crafts 40.3 68.6 41.8 72.2 63.8 76.2
Construction 24.0 22.9 18.5 19.2 19.1 20.7
Other 14.8 27.1 17.0 32.2 26.5 33.3
Tertiary sector 25.6 32.1 28.2 34.1 33.5 35.4
Trade 44.9 51.7 46.4 54.3 53.6 52.1
Other 19.6 24.9 21.1 25.5 25.3 27.9
Total 23.3 40.6 27.3 45.0 41.7 54.3
  1. Source: INEGI 2010