Table 2. Annual estimated work days allotted to each activity. Numbers are per household, characterized by their productive strategy and based on an 8-hour work day.

Activity Agriculture oriented Mixed Service oriented OMYK
Total %
Milpa agriculture 206 151 116 178 30.5
Handicrafts 108 116 100 107 18.3
Homegardening 84 61 57 74 12.7
Charcoal production 67 89 0 56 9.6
Temporary work 61 48 20 50 8.6
Research assistance 0 0 135 28 4.9
Ecotourism* 11 41 89 27 4.6
Firewood 28 28 5 23 4.0
Beekeeping 18 20 10 17 2.9
Sheep ranching 17 0 0 10 1.8
Hunting 6 7 9 7 1.2
Wood for house construction 5 5 5 5 0.9
Fishing 0 0 3 1 0.1
Total 611 567 550 586 100
Use-value activities (%) 53.9 44.6 35.6 49.3
Exchange-value activities (%) 46.1 55.4 64.4 50.7  
OMYK=Otoch Ma’ax Yetel Kooh NPA
* Includes entrance-fee collectors, tourist guides, and reserve custodian