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Tag: Brazil jobs

  • Tuesday, November 29th 2016 - 08:49 UTC

    Brazil lost 751,800 formal jobs in ten months of 2016

    From November 2015 to October 2016, Brazil registered a net loss of 1.5 million jobs. In October alone, Brazil lost 74,700 jobs.

    Brazil lost 751,800 formal jobs from January to October 2016, the country's Labour Ministry reported. According to the ministry's unemployment registry, the figures are only slightly better than the same period last year, when the Brazilian economy registered a net loss of 818,900 jobs.

  • Friday, August 21st 2015 - 06:57 UTC

    Brazil's July unemployment up for a seventh straight month

    Unemployment has risen without interruption from a record low of 4.3% in December, pushed up by hundreds of thousands of layoffs in manufacturing

    Brazil's unemployment rate rose for a seventh straight month in July to the highest in over five years, government data showed on Thursday. The non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose in July to 7.5% from 6.9% in June, statistics agency IBGE said.