Queretaro, Qro. The economic activity of the entity grew annually 6.9% during 2021, an advance that was supported to a greater extent by secondary activities that contributed 4.2 percentage points, followed by tertiary activities that contributed 2.8 points, expose the results of the Quarterly Indicator of State Economic Activity (ITAEE).
However, the contribution of primary activities was negative, of -0.1 percentage points in 2021, according to the indicator of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (inegi).
During 2021, the primary activities in Queretaro decreased 1.9% annually, while secondary activities advanced 10.8% and tertiary activities grew 4.8% annually.
Last year’s results are more encouraging than the drop in 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic; In that year, the state economy decreased 9% per year: primary activities advanced 5.9%, secondary activities fell 12.4% and tertiary activities 7.3%, according to records from the inegi.
According to the quarterly results of the ITAEEthe performance of the local economy in 2021 derived from an annual drop of 0.9% in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 24.5% in the second quarter, an advance of 7% in the third quarter and a growth of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of that year.
The annual variation reported by the state in the fourth quarter of 2021, placed it in position 23 nationally, where Quintana Roo was the entity with the highest growth, of 17.9%, and Aguascalientes the one with the most pronounced decrease with -6.8%, specifies the statistics institute.
During the period October-December 2021, the primary activities of the state – which includes agriculture, animal husbandry and exploitation, forestry, fishing and hunting – grew 5.5% annually, a variation that was mainly based on the performance of agriculture , as well as the breeding and exploitation of animals.
With this growth, Queretaro It ranked 16th nationally, in the primary sector, practically above the national growth of 4.7% in these activities.
For secondary activities, related to mining, manufacturing, construction and electricity, the absence of annual variation placed the state in 20th place, below the national performance, which was 1.7% in that period.
Tertiary activities, in the fourth quarter of 2021, grew 0.9% per year in the entity, ranking 22nd nationally, slightly above the national variation that was 0.2% per year in this sector.
These activities encompass the sectors of distribution of goods and activities related to information and asset operations, as well as services related to knowledge and personal experience; They also include those related to recreation and the government branch, among other items.