On November 14, 2018, the unemployment rate in Brazil dropped to 11.9% in the third quarter of 2018, but 14.6% in the northeastern region and 13.6% in the northeastern region. As a result of gender analysis, 13.6% of the women had a higher unemployment rate than men and an unemployment rate of 10.5%.
This is the data released today by the Brazilian Geographical Survey Institute (IBGE). This ratio is shown in the Quarterly National Continuous Household Sample Survey (Continuous Tri-Pop). Persons who are 14 years of age or older who are employed but not found are considered unemployed.
Among the four northeastern provinces, Sergipe (17.5%), Alagoas (17.1%), Pernambuco (16.7%) and Bahia (16.2%) are the countries with the highest unemployment rates. Nonetheless, the highest unemployment rate recorded in Amapá in the third quarter of 2018 was 18.3%.
The southern region has the lowest unemployment rate at 7.9% and Santa Catarina is the lowest at 6.2%. In the last quarter, the unemployment rate in the southern region was 8.2% and the unemployment rate in the northeastern region was 14.8%.
Of the 12.5 million people who did not seek employment, 52.2% were brown, 34.7% were white, and 12% were black. This ratio differs from each group in the group such as Brown (47.9%), White (42.5%) and Black (8.4%) among the total labor force.
IBGE also reported that the number of people disappointed in the third quarter of 2018 was 4.78 million. The delegation was still the highest in history, close to the 4.8 million recorded in the second quarter. I think IBGE is unemployed and has disappointed people who gave up their jobs.
The percentage of disappointed people reached 4.3%, with Maranhão and Alagoas accounting for 16.6% and 16%, respectively. Maranhão also has the lowest proportion of formal contract workers (51.1%).
In the third quarter of this year, 74.1% of private sector employees signed an official contract, which was stable compared to the previous quarter.
In addition to the unemployment rate of 6.2% in Italy, Santa Catarina has the lowest rate of disappointed workers (0.8%) and the highest percentage of formal contract workers (88.4%).
The utilization rate of the Brazilian labor force was 24.3%, representing 27.3 million. This number combines the people who saved the job and those who did not, those who did not, people who could not work any longer, people who worked less than 40 hours a week and want to work more.
The occupied population reached 92.6 million. This total includes 67.5% of employees, 4.8% of employers, 25.4% of self-employed and 2.4% of assisted-family workers.
Source: Agência Brasil – Empresa Brasil de Comunicação S / A – EBC