Brazil's economy added 99.232 thousand jobs in November 2019, following a 70.852 thousand advance in the previous month and easily beating market expectations of 47.5 thousand. Employment increased mostly in trade (106.834 thousand) and services (44.287 thousand), while declines were seen in manufacturing (-24.815 thousand), agriculture (-19.161 thousand), construction (-7.390 thousand), public administration (-652) and mining (-290). Non Farm Payrolls in Brazil averaged 57.86 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. source: Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, MTE

Non Farm Payrolls in Brazil is expected to be -300.00 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 75.00 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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Brazil Net Payrolls

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
99.23 70.85 309.44 -654.95 1999 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-09-25 06:00 PM Aug 121.39K 43.82K 98K 50K
2019-10-17 06:00 PM Sep 157.21K 121.39K 140K
2019-11-21 06:10 PM Oct 70.85K 157.21K 75K 75K
2019-12-19 05:00 PM Nov 99.232K 70.852K 47.5K 46K
2020-01-22 06:00 PM Dec 99.232K -317K -300K


News Stream
2019-11-21
Brazil Economy Adds Less Jobs than Expected
The Brazilian economy added 70.85 thousand jobs in October 2019, following an increase of 157.21 thousand in the previous month and slightly below market expectations of 75 thousand. It was the seventh straight month of job creation. Among sectors, increases were registered in trade (+43,972); services (+19,123); manufacturing (+8,946); construction (+7,294) and mining (+344). Meanwhile, jobs were shed in agriculture (-7,819); public utilities (-581) and public administration (-427).

2019-09-25
Brazil Economy Adds More Jobs Than Expected
The Brazilian economy added 121.39 thousand jobs in August of 2019, following an increase of 43.820 thousand in the previous month and beating market expectations of 98 thousand. It was the fifth straight month of job creation. Among sectors, the biggest increases were recorded in services (+61,731); trade (+23,626); manufacturing (+19,517); civil construction (+17,306); public administration (+1,391) and mining (+1,235). Considering the January to August period, the economy added 593.467 thousand jobs, compared with 568.551 thousand a year earlier.

2019-08-23
Brazil Economy Creates Jobs for 4th Month
The Brazilian economy added 43.820 thousand jobs in July of 2019, following an increase of 48.436 thousand in the previous month and beating market expectations of 45.7 thousand. It was the fourth straight month of job creation. Among sectors, the biggest increases were recorded in civil construction (+18,721); services (+8,948) and manufacturing (+5,391). Considering the January to July period, the economy added 461.411 thousand jobs, compared with 448.263 thousand a year earlier.

2019-07-25
Brazil Economy Adds More Jobs Than Expected
The Brazilian economy added 48.436 thousand jobs in June 2019, the most for a June month since 2013, following an increase of 32.14 thousand in the previous month and beating market expectations of 34 thousand. The biggest increases were recorded in services (+23,020); agriculture (+22,702); civil construction (+13,136); public utilities (+2,525); mining (+565); and public administration (+483). Meanwhile, net payrolls dropped in trade (-3,007) and manufacturing (-10,988). Considering the first half of the year, the economy added 408.500 thousand jobs.

2019-06-27
Brazil Job Growth Slows in May
The Brazilian economy added 32.14 thousand jobs in May 2019, sharply down from the 129.6 thousand new jobs created the month before and well below market expectations of 73 thousand. Agriculture accounted for the biggest increase (37 thousand jobs), followed by civil construction (8.459 thousand jobs).

2019-05-24
Brazil Adds 129.6K Jobs in April
The Brazilian economy added 129.601 thousand jobs in April 2019, after shedding 43.196 thousand jobs in the previous month and beating market expectations of 80 thousand. It was the largest increase in net payrolls for an April month since 2013. Among sectors, the biggest gains were recorded in services (+66,290), manufacturing (+20,479); and civil construction (+14,067). Considering the first four months of the year, the economy added 313.835 thousand jobs.


Brazil Net Payrolls
In Brazil, net payrolls refer to the change in total formal employment, that is, the difference between admitted and dismissed.

Brazil Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.20 11.60 13.70 6.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 94.42 94.06 94.42 87.63 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 11.86 12.37 14.11 6.01 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.00 62.10 62.10 60.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 97.17 107.54 181.87 39.60 points [+]
Wages 2332.00 2317.00 2335.00 2178.00 BRL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 998.00 998.00 998.00 64.79 BRL/Month [+]
Population 208.49 206.80 208.49 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 99.23 70.85 309.44 -654.95 Thousand [+]
Productivity 97.17 107.54 181.87 39.60 points [+]
Employment Rate 55.10 54.90 57.30 53.10 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 4730.00 4040.00 4730.00 3650.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2282.00 2283.00 2351.00 2178.00 BRL/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1440.00 1160.00 1440.00 1140.00 BRL/Month [+]