The number of unemployed persons in Brazil remained unchanged at 12.57 Million in August of 2019 from 12.57 Million in July of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Brazil averaged 9.84 Million from 2012 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 14.11 Million in March of 2017 and a record low of 6.01 Million in December of 2013.

Unemployed Persons in Brazil is expected to be 12.60 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 12.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 12.00 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.80 13.70 6.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 93.63 93.58 93.63 87.63 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 12.57 12.57 14.11 6.01 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.10 62.10 60.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.13 117.56 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Wages 2298.00 2286.00 2330.00 2172.00 BRL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 998.00 998.00 998.00 64.79 BRL/Month [+]
Population 208.49 206.80 208.49 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 157.21 121.39 309.44 -654.95 Thousand [+]
Productivity 104.13 117.56 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Employment Rate 54.70 54.70 57.30 53.10 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 4730.00 4040.00 4730.00 3650.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2285.00 2283.00 2344.00 2172.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1440.00 1160.00 1440.00 1140.00 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.57 12.57 14.11 6.01 2012 - 2019 Million Monthly
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