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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Brazil

Brazil Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 8.1 % Nov/22
Employed Persons 99.69 Million Person Nov/22
Employment Rate  57.4 % Nov/22
Unemployed Persons 8.74 Million Persons Nov/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Brazil - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Brazil?

  • Unemployment Rate in Brazil decreased to 8.1 % in November 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
8.1 Nov/22 19.01.2023
8.3 Oct/22 30.11.2022
8.7 Sep/22 27.10.2022
8.9 Aug/22 30.09.2022
9.1 Jul/22 31.08.2022
9.3 Jun/22 29.07.2022
9.8 May/22 30.06.2022
10.5 Apr/22 31.05.2022


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 99.69 Million Person in November 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
99.69 Nov/22 19.01.2023
99.66 Oct/22 03.12.2022
99.27 Sep/22 29.10.2022
99.01 Aug/22 30.09.2022
98.67 Jul/22 03.09.2022
98.27 Jun/22 30.07.2022
97.52 May/22 02.07.2022
96.51 Apr/22 04.06.2022


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 57.4 % in November 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
57.4 Nov/22 19.01.2023
57.4 Oct/22 03.12.2022
57.2 Sep/22 29.10.2022
57.1 Aug/22 01.10.2022
57 Jul/22 03.09.2022
56.8 Jun/22 30.07.2022
56.4 May/22 02.07.2022
55.8 Apr/22 04.06.2022


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 8.74 Million Persons in November 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
8.74 Nov/22 19.01.2023
9.02 Oct/22 30.11.2022
9.46 Sep/22 29.10.2022
9.69 Aug/22 30.09.2022
9.88 Jul/22 03.09.2022
10.08 Jun/22 30.07.2022
10.63 May/22 02.07.2022
11.35 Apr/22 04.06.2022


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 2022 65 65
Wages Nov/22 535.408 USD/Month 530.221
Labor Force Participation Rate Nov/22 62.7 % 62.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 256.627 USD/Month 258.473
Non Farm Payrolls  Dec/22 -431 K 136

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Dec/22 10.3 % 9.5
Panama 2021 14.5 % 18.5
Puerto Rico Dec/22 6 % 6.2
Honduras 2021 8.6 % 10.9
Brazil Nov/22 8.1 % 8.3
Chile Dec/22 7.9 % 7.9
Paraguay 2Q/22 6.7 % 8.5
Argentina 3Q/22 7.1 % 6.9
Canada Dec/22 5 % 5.1
Ecuador 3Q/22 4.7 % 5.3
Mexico Dec/22 2.8 % 2.8
Peru Dec/22 7.1 % 7.6
United States Jan/23 3.4 % 3.5
Uruguay Dec/22 7.9 % 7.8
Jamaica 3Q/22 6.6 % 6
Suriname 2021 10.1 % 9.8
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2021 10.2 % 13.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2021 14.5 % 14.5
Cuba 2021 2.8 % 2.6
Dominican Republic 3Q/22 4.8 % 5.2
El Salvador 2021 7.2 % 6.9
Guyana 2021 14.5 % 15.4
Haiti 2021 15.7 % 15.5
Nicaragua 2Q/22 3.1 % 3.8
Trinidad and Tobago 3Q/22 5.4 % 4.5