Country at a Glance

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Brazil, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

10.01 11.67 11.20

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

5.38 6.20 5.95

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

1.43 1.64 1.58

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

3.20 3.83 3.67

Labor market

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

64.8

Labor force participation rate - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

69.9

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

81.0

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

59.4

Women's share of the labor force

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

43.6

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013