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Economy

Unemployment down to 13.9% in last quarter of 2020

However, the average unemployment rate for last year was 13.5 percent—the highest since 2012—which accounts for some 13.4 million people looking for a job in the country.

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Economy

Informal work reached 41.6% of Brazilian workers in 2019

The country’s black and brown population (47.4%) was more present in informal occupations in all states, compared to white people (34.5%).

International

Brazil grants work permit to 25 thousand foreigners in 2017

Over 25 thousand work permits were granted to foreigners by the Brazilian government last year. Most workers came from the US—approximately 20 percent of all permits.

General

Group of Venezuelans transferred, have jobs guaranteed

A group of 30 Venezuelans applying for refugee status and temporary residence in Brazil are being taken today (Oct. 25) from the city of Boa Vista, capital of Roraima state, in the Amazon, to Salvador, state capital of Bahia, in the Northeast.

Economy

Brazil: Formal jobs up 0.15% in March

Brazil’s formal employment hiked in March; an increase of 56,151 job posts was observed (up 0.15% from February), according to data from the General Register of the Employed and Unemployed (CAGED), released Friday (Apr. 20) by the Ministry of Labor.