Employment figures in Brazil up by 2.2% according to IBGE
Thursday, February 14, 2008
According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the 2007 rate of employment in Brazil was 2.2% higher then figures for 2006. According to the IBGE the employment figures are at their highest since 2001.
The IBGE reported growth in employment levels for all the 14 regions surveyed, with the highest rates of increase being recorded in the states of São Paulo (with an increase of 3.5%) and the state of Paraná (with an increase of 3.1%). Região Nordeste and Minas Gerais had increases of 1.4% and 1.5% respectively.
According to the IBGE, the industries with the biggest increase in employment figures were food and drink, transport, metal and machinery. The biggest falls in employment figures were in footwear, woodwork and clothing.
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- Aline Beckstein. "Crescimento no número de empregos na indústria no ano passado foi o maior desde 2001" — , February 13, 2008 (Portuguese)
- O Estado de S. Paulo. "IBGE: emprego teve a 18ª alta seguida em dezembro" — , February 13, 2008 (Portuguese)
- "Emprego na indústria cresceu 2,2% em 2007, maior taxa desde 2001" — , February 13, 2008 (Portuguese)