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Tag: Unemployment

  • Friday, March 24th 2023 - 10:00 UTC

    Argentina's 2022 GDP shows improvement from previous year

    Non-demanding underemployment went up in 2022, according to Indec's review

    Argentina's Gross Domestic Product (GDP - the sum of all products and services traded) grew by 5.2% in 2022, a 1.9% improvement from 2021, the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) reported Thursday in a study that also showed that last year's fourth quarter GDP was 1.9% higher than that of the same period of 2021, but 1.5% below the third quarter of 2022.

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  • Thursday, December 22nd 2022 - 10:12 UTC

    Indec reports Argentina's unemployment in 3Q at 7.1%

    The Indec figures showed some interannual progress regarding unemployment

    Unemployment in Argentina in the third quarter of 2022 was 7.1%, according to a National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) report released Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, November 30th 2022 - 10:25 UTC

    No significant changes in Chile's unemployment rate

    Chile's labor market contraction is expected to continue

    Unemployment in Chile stood at 8.0 % in the August-October 2022 mobile quarter, according to a report from the National Statistics Institute (INE) released Tuesday, which represented no substantial changes from the previous three months.

  • Thursday, November 17th 2022 - 19:09 UTC

    Unemployment drops in Brazil

    Unemployment went down in six Brazilian states and remained stable in the rest, IBGE's report showed

    According to the Quarterly Continuous National Household Sample Survey (PNAD) released Thursday by Brazil's Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the unemployment rate in the third quarter of this year went down from 9.3% to 8.7% overall from the previous quarter, thanks to drops in six states: Paraná (-0.8 %), Minas Gerais (-0.9 %), Maranhão (-1.1%), Acre (-1.8%), Ceará (-1.8%) and Rondônia (-1.9%).

  • Wednesday, October 26th 2022 - 19:30 UTC

    Over a quarter of a million new jobs created in Brazil

    In the medium term, “the average salary of Brazilians will increase,” Labor Minister José Carlos Oliveira said

    According to a report from Brazilian economic authorities released Wednesday, South America's largest country generated around 278,000 new formal jobs in September this year.

  • Friday, September 30th 2022 - 19:05 UTC

    Unemployment keeps falling in Brazil as elections loom over

    Growth is associated with a retraction in inflation, Beringuy explained

    Unemployment in South America's largest country has dropped to 8.9% in the quarter ending in August, following a 0.9 decrease that month, according to a study published Friday by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

  • Tuesday, September 13th 2022 - 10:04 UTC

    UK unemployment in Q2 at its lowest level since 1974: 3,6%

    UK employment rate estimated at 75.9%, 0.4 percentage points higher than the previous three-month period but 0.7 percentage points lower than before the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters

    United Kingdom unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 1974 in the three months to July, latest official figures show. The jobless rate fell to 3.6% over the period, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

  • Friday, August 19th 2022 - 10:15 UTC

    Superminister Massa says unemployment in Argentina is 6.7%

    Macroeconomic stability derives from joint work between the State and private investors, Massa explained

    Argentina's Economy Minister Sergio Massa said Thursday during an event at the Council of the Americas that unemployment had fallen to 6.7%. He added that his country had an enormous amount of resources, but it was not rich, although it was full of rich people.

  • Thursday, June 30th 2022 - 19:58 UTC

    Chile reducing unemployment, albeit slowly

    In Santiago's Metropolitan Region the unemployment rate for the quarter reached 8.3%, a decrease of 3.1 points over twelve months

    Chile's National Institute of Statistics (INE) Wednesday released a report showing a 7.8% unemployment rate for the March/May 2022 quarter, a 0.1% turn for the worse when compared to the February-April period, although, overall, nearly 96% of the jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic have been recovered.

  • Wednesday, June 29th 2022 - 09:43 UTC

    Job creation on the rise, Brazilian report shows

    “This year alone, there are already about 1.5 million new jobs created,” Oliveira announced

    Brazil has recorded the creation of 277,018 new formal jobs in May this year, according to a Labor Ministry report released Tuesday.