Brazil Labor Force Participation Rate  2012-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Labor Force Participation Rate in Brazil remained unchanged at 61.80 percent in September from 61.80 percent in August of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Brazil averaged 61.33 percent from 2012 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 61.80 percent in July of 2017 and a record low of 60.90 percent in August of 2014.

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Brazil Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.20 12.40 13.70 6.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 91.55 91.30 92.88 88.04 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 12.74 12.96 14.18 6.05 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.80 61.80 61.80 60.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 134.84 140.43 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Wages 2127.00 2115.00 2143.00 2019.00 BRL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 937.00 937.00 937.00 64.79 BRL/Month [+]
Population 206.08 204.45 206.08 72.74 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2380.00 2410.00 2410.00 2360.00 BRL/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1450.00 1510.00 1510.00 1430.00 BRL/Month [+]
Productivity 134.84 140.43 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 76.60 34.39 309.44 -654.95 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -3.60 -2.72 5.99 -3.62 percent [+]
Employment Rate 54.20 54.10 57.30 53.10 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 4280.00 3940.00 4280.00 3610.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2104.00 2108.00 2174.00 2017.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1310.00 1180.00 1310.00 1150.00 BRL/Month [+]


Brazil Labor Force Participation Rate

The labor force participation rate is the number of employed and unemployed but looking for a job as a percentage of the population aged 14 years and over. This page provides - Brazil Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.80 61.80 61.80 60.90 2012 - 2017 percent Monthly




labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.50 Sep/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.40 Oct/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Nov/17
Australia 65.50 Nov/17
Italy 65.41 Sep/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Nov/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Japan 60.80 Oct/17
Mexico 59.50 Oct/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13