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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Brazil

Brazil Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 11.1 % Mar/22
Employed Persons 95.28 Million Person Mar/22
Employment Rate  55.2 % Mar/22
Unemployed Persons 11.95 Million Persons Mar/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Brazil - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Brazil?

  • Unemployment Rate in Brazil decreased to 11.1 % in March 2022. The maximum rate was 14.7 % and minimum was 6.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.1 Mar/22 29.04.2022
11.2 Feb/22 31.03.2022
11.2 Jan/22 18.03.2022
11.1 Dec/21 24.02.2022
11.6 Nov/21 28.01.2022
12.1 Oct/21 18.01.2022
13.2 Aug/21 27.10.2021
13.7 Jul/21 30.09.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Michel Temer 31.08.2016 - 01.01.2019 13.0000 12.9000 13.1000 11.8000 -0.77%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Million Person)

Employed Persons
                     Brazil - Historical Data (Million Person)

How many employed persons are in Brazil?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Brazil increased to 95.28 Million Person in March 2022. The maximum rate was 94.55 Million Person and minimum was 81.67 Million Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (Million Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
95.28 Mar/22 30.04.2022
95.23 Feb/22 31.03.2022
95.43 Jan/22 18.03.2022
95.75 Dec/21 24.02.2022
94.93 Nov/21 28.01.2022
92.98 Sep/21 18.01.2022
90.19 Aug/21 27.10.2021
89.04 Jul/21 02.10.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Million Person)

Employed Persons in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Brazil - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Brazil?

  • Employment Rate in Brazil remained unchanged at 55.2 % in March 2022. The maximum rate was 57.3 % and minimum was 46.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
55.2 Mar/22 30.04.2022
55.2 Feb/22 31.03.2022
55.3 Jan/22 18.03.2022
55.6 Dec/21 24.02.2022
55.1 Nov/21 28.01.2022
54.1 Sep/21 18.01.2022
50.9 Aug/21 27.10.2021
50.2 Jul/21 30.09.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Million Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Brazil - Historical Data (Million Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Brazil?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Brazil decreased to 11.95 Million Persons in March 2022. The maximum rate was 14.81 Million Persons and minimum was 6.01 Million Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (Million Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.95 Mar/22 30.04.2022
12.02 Feb/22 31.03.2022
12.05 Jan/22 18.03.2022
12.01 Dec/21 24.02.2022
12.4 Nov/21 28.01.2022
12.9 Oct/21 18.01.2022
13.66 Aug/21 27.10.2021
14.09 Jul/21 02.10.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Million Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Brazil

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Wages Mar/22 534.172 USD/Month 526.415
Labor Force Participation Rate Jan/22 62.3 % 62.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 256.627 USD/Month 258.473
Non Farm Payrolls  Mar/22 136 K 328

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Mar/22 12.1 % 12.9
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico Apr/22 5.8 % 5.8
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Mar/22 11.1 % 11.2
Chile Mar/22 7.8 % 7.5
Paraguay 4Q/21 6.8 % 6.5
Argentina 4Q/21 7 % 8.2
Canada Apr/22 5.2 % 5.3
Ecuador 3Q/21 6.6 % 7.4
Mexico Mar/22 3 % 3.7
Peru Apr/22 8.3 % 9.4
United States Apr/22 3.6 % 3.6
Uruguay Mar/22 7.7 % 7.3
Jamaica 1Q/22 6.2 % 7.1
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 13.7 % 7.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2020 14.5 % 11.3
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 2Q/21 7.6 % 8
El Salvador 2020 6.9 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/21 3.7 % 4.3
Trinidad and Tobago 4Q/20 7.2 % 6.1