Unemployment hits record and reaches 14.3 million people

The unemployed population in the country reached 14.272 million people in the mobile quarter ended in January, according to the National Continuous Household Sample Survey (Pnad), a record for the historical series, which began in 2012. Despite the record high in the unemployed population, the unemployment rate stood at 14.2% in the quarter ended in January, which is considered stable compared to the previous quarter (ended in October, 14.3%).

Source: Valor Investe