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Unemployment in Brazil for April Reaches 11.2 Percent

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The unemployment rate in Brazil rose again in the movable quarter ended in April 2016 (February, March, April), reaching 11.2 percent according to a government news source. The data is from the National Survey of Household Continuous (Continuous PNAD) and was disclosed today (May 31st) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

The result is 1.7 percentage points higher than the previous movable quarter, which ended in January (9.5 percent), and the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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