Brazil: Employment

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 Brazil

Employment, million people

 Latest value 100.2
 Reference March 2024
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability March 2012 - March 2024
 Average 92.49
 Min - Max 82.59 - 100.99
 Source Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from March 2012 to March 2024. The average value for Brazil during that period was 92.49 million employed people with a minimum of 82.59 million employed people in August 2020 and a maximum of 100.99 million employed people in December 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Brazil - Employment - historical chart - 2012-2024
Measure: million employed people
Source: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)


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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 108.70 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 9.23 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 9.41 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 6.51 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 17.74 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 62.78 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 43.49 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 53.13 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 72.98 2023 percent
 Self-employment 32.13 2022 percent
 Informal employment 46.20 2020 percent
 Employment 99.84 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 7.70 9/2023 percent
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