Brazil: Unemployment rate

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 Brazil

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 9.3
 Reference June 2022
 Measure percent
 Source Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from March 2012 to June 2022. The average value for Brazil during that period was 10.62 percent with a minimum of 6.3 percent in December 2013 and a maximum of 14.9 percent in September 2020. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)



Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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