The Brazilian economy added 173.14 thousand jobs in February 2019, following an increase of 34.31 in the previous month and beating market expectations of 82 thousand. It was the highest employment gain since February 2014, when 260.82 thousand new positions were opened. Among sectors, the biggest gains were recorded in services (+112,412), manufacturing (+33,472); public administration (+11,395), and construction (+11,097). Meanwhile, net payrolls declined in agriculture (-3,077). Non Farm Payrolls in Brazil averaged 56.79 Thousand from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 309.44 Thousand in June of 2008 and a record low of -654.95 Thousand in December of 2008.

Non Farm Payrolls in Brazil is expected to be 45.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Non Farm Payrolls in Brazil to stand at -300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Net Payrolls is projected to trend around 30.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-21 10:45 AM Net Payrolls 58.664K 57.733K 25K -15K
2019-01-23 12:00 PM Net Payrolls -334.4K 58.664K -328.6K -100K
2019-02-28 05:30 PM Net Payrolls 34.31K -334.4K 82.5K 50K
2019-03-25 05:00 PM Net Payrolls 173.14K 34.31K 82K 140K
2019-04-22 03:00 PM Net Payrolls 173.14K 45K
2019-05-17 08:00 PM Net Payrolls
2019-06-20 08:00 PM Net Payrolls


Brazil Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.40 12.00 13.70 6.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 92.13 92.55 93.19 88.04 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 13.10 12.67 14.18 6.05 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.60 61.60 61.90 60.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 120.65 116.27 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Wages 2285.00 2270.00 2285.00 2128.00 BRL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 998.00 998.00 998.00 64.79 BRL/Month [+]
Population 207.66 206.08 207.66 72.74 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2360.00 2330.00 2370.00 2320.00 BRL/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1390.00 1400.00 1410.00 1360.00 BRL/Month [+]
Productivity 120.65 116.27 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 173.14 34.31 309.44 -654.95 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 53.90 54.20 57.30 53.10 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 4730.00 4040.00 4730.00 3650.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2297.00 2245.00 2297.00 2129.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1440.00 1160.00 1440.00 1140.00 BRL/Month [+]


Brazil Net Payrolls

In Brazil, net payrolls refer to the change in total formal employment, that is, the difference between admitted and dismissed. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Net Payrolls - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Net Payrolls - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
173.14 34.31 309.44 -654.95 1999 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Brazil 173.14 Feb/19
Canada 16832.90 Jan/19
France 25245.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 5068.00 Dec/18
United States 196.00 Mar/19


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