Brazil Unemployed Persons  2012-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Brazil decreased to 12.74 Million in October of 2017 from 12.96 Million in September of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Brazil averaged 8.94 Million from 2012 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 14.18 Million in March of 2017 and a record low of 6.05 Million in December of 2013.

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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 Unemployed Persons

In Brazil, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.74 12.96 14.18 6.05 2012 - 2017 Million Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 701.48 Oct/17
Brazil 12.74 Oct/17
Canada 1156.50 Nov/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14242.00 Oct/17
France 3483.60 Oct/17
Germany 2368.41 Nov/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2879.00 Oct/17
Japan 1870.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 997.00 Oct/17
Spain 3425.67 Nov/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 806.10 Oct/17
United States 6610.00 Nov/17