The Brazilian economy added 137.30 thousand jobs in September 2018, the best level since February 2014, following a 110.43 thousand rise in August and above market expectations of 86 thousand. Job creation was recorded in 7 of the 8 economic sectors, namely in services (+60,961); manufacturing (+37,449); trade (+26,685); construction (+12,481); public utilities (+1,091); public administration (+951) and mining (+403). In contrast, employment declined in agriculture (-2,688). Also importantly, improvements in the labour market were seen across Brazil’s five geographic regions: the Northeast led the increase (+62,177), followed by the Southeast (+38,933); South (+18,063); North (+10,262) and Midwest (+7,901). Non Farm Payrolls in Brazil averaged 58.51 Thousand from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 309.44 Thousand in June of 2008 and a record low of -654.95 Thousand in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-22 08:00 PM Net Payrolls 47.319K -0.661K 7940 -20K
2018-09-21 07:00 PM Net Payrolls 100.431K 47.319K 35K
2018-10-22 07:00 PM Net Payrolls 137.3K 110.431K 86K 90K
2018-11-23 03:00 PM Net Payrolls 137.3K 110K
2018-12-27 03:00 PM Net Payrolls -15K


Brazil Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.90 12.10 13.70 6.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 92.62 92.08 92.88 88.04 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 12.49 12.71 14.18 6.05 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.70 61.60 61.90 60.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 99.29 100.64 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Wages 2222.00 2225.00 2239.00 2107.00 BRL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 954.00 954.00 954.00 64.79 BRL/Month [+]
Population 207.66 206.08 207.66 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 2360.00 2330.00 2370.00 2320.00 BRL/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1390.00 1400.00 1410.00 1360.00 BRL/Month [+]
Productivity 99.29 100.64 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 137.30 110.43 309.44 -654.95 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 54.40 54.10 57.30 53.10 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 4730.00 4040.00 4730.00 3650.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2257.00 2241.00 2266.00 2102.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1440.00 1160.00 1440.00 1140.00 BRL/Month [+]


Brazil Net Payrolls

In Brazil, net payrolls refer to the change in total formal employment, that is, the difference between admitted and dismissed. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Net Payrolls - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Net Payrolls - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
137.30 110.43 309.44 -654.95 1999 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last
Brazil 137.30 Sep/18
Canada 16632.00 Jun/18
France 25179.80 Jun/18
Switzerland 5048.00 Jun/18
United States 250.00 Oct/18


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