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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Brazil

Brazil Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 14.4 % Feb/21
Employed Persons 85.9 Million Person Feb/21
Employment Rate  48.6 % Feb/21
Unemployed Persons 14.42 Million Persons Feb/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Brazil - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Brazil?

  • Unemployment Rate in Brazil increased to 14.4 % in February 2021. The maximum rate was 14.6 % and minimum was 6.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
14.4 Feb/21 30.04.2021
14.2 Jan/21 31.03.2021
13.9 Dec/20 26.02.2021
14.1 Nov/20 28.01.2021
14.3 Oct/20 29.12.2020
14.6 Sep/20 27.11.2020
14.4 Aug/20 30.10.2020
13.8 Jul/20 30.09.2020


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 decreased to 85.9 Million Person in February 2021. 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
85.9 Feb/21 30.04.2021
86.03 Jan/21 31.03.2021
86.18 Dec/20 26.02.2021
85.58 Nov/20 28.01.2021
84.3 Oct/20 29.12.2020
82.46 Sep/20 27.11.2020
81.67 Aug/20 31.10.2020
82.03 Jul/20 30.09.2020


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 decreased to 48.6 % in February 2021. 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
48.6 Feb/21 30.04.2021
48.7 Jan/21 31.03.2021
48.9 Dec/20 26.02.2021
48.6 Nov/20 28.01.2021
48 Oct/20 02.01.2021
47.1 Sep/20 27.11.2020
46.8 Aug/20 31.10.2020
47.1 Jul/20 30.09.2020


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 increased to 14.42 Million Persons in February 2021. The maximum rate was 14.42 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
14.42 Feb/21 30.04.2021
14.27 Jan/21 31.03.2021
13.93 Dec/20 26.02.2021
14.02 Nov/20 28.01.2021
14.06 Oct/20 29.12.2020
14.9 Sep/20 27.11.2020
13.79 Aug/20 31.10.2020
13.13 Jul/20 30.09.2020


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 Feb/21 478.334 USD/Month 478.523
Labor Force Participation Rate Feb/21 56.8 % 56.8
Living Wage Individual 2018 256.627 USD/Month 258.473
Non Farm Payrolls  Mar/21 184 K 402

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Mar/21 14.2 % 15.9
Panama 2019 7.1 % 6
Puerto Rico Mar/21 7.4 % 7.7
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Feb/21 14.4 % 14.2
Chile Mar/21 12.1 % 10.3
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 4Q/20 11 % 11.7
Canada Apr/21 8.1 % 7.5
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico Mar/21 3.9 % 4.4
Peru Mar/21 15.3 % 14.5
United States Apr/21 6.1 % 6
Uruguay Mar/21 9.7 % 11.1
Jamaica 4Q/20 10.7 % 12.6
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2019 7.7 % 9.4
Cameroon 2019 3.4 % 3.4
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2019 1.2 % 1.7
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2019 6.3 % 6.4
Guyana 2019 11.9 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/20 4.8 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 1Q/19 4 % 3.5