Unemployment drops to 13.9% in 4th quarter

Unemployment in Brazil had the third consecutive drop and was 13.9% in the quarter ended in December, according to data released by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). However, 13.9 million Brazilians were still unemployed. Already the average unemployment rate in 2020 was 13.5%, the highest in the series that began in 2012. In 2019, it was 11.9%.

Source: G1 Economia