The number of unemployed persons in Brazil increased to 14.42 Million in February of 2021 from 14.27 Million in January of 2021. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Unemployed Persons in Brazil averaged 10.38 Million from 2012 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 14.42 Million in February of 2021 and a record low of 6.01 Million in December of 2013. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Brazil is expected to be 14.10 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Brazil to stand at 12.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 12.00 Million in 2022 and 11.90 Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.42 14.27 14.42 6.01 2012 - 2021 Million Monthly
Volume, NSA

Brazil Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.40 14.20 14.60 6.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 85.90 86.03 94.55 81.67 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 14.42 14.27 14.42 6.01 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.80 56.80 62.10 54.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 90.46 83.42 181.87 39.60 points [+]
Wages 2520.00 2521.00 2589.00 2265.00 BRL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 1100.00 1100.00 1100.00 64.79 BRL/Month [+]
Population 211.82 210.15 211.82 72.74 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 48.60 48.70 57.30 46.80 percent [+]
Productivity 90.46 83.42 181.87 39.60 points [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 184.14 401.60 415.00 -860.50 Thousand [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2486.00 2444.00 2561.00 2236.00 BRL/Month [+]


Brazil Unemployed Persons
In Brazil, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.