Brazil: Labor force participation

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Brazil: Labor force participation rate

: For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2019. The average value for Brazil during that period was 64.12 percent with a minimum of 62.02 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 66.36 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 63.88 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 182 countries is 62.38 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
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