Brazil generated more than 1.5 million formal jobs in the first half of the year

In June alone, 309,114 formal jobs were created. Photo: Ana Volpe / Senate Agency

Data released this Thursday (29) by the Ministry of the Economy show that Brazil generated 1,536,717 formal jobs in the first half of this year. There were 9,588,085 hirings and 8,051,368 layoffs. In June alone, 309,114 jobs were created, resulting in 1,601,001 entries and 1,291,887 layoffs in the formal market.

According to Minister Paulo Guedes, the recovery of the economy and the safe return to work will continue at an accelerated pace with the progress of the vaccination of the population against Covid-19, particularly in the service and healthcare sectors. trade, areas most affected by the pandemic. .

Last month, the sectors with the best positive balances were services, with the creation of 125,713 jobs; general industry, with a positive balance of 50,145 jobs; agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, fishing and aquaculture, with more than 38,005 jobs created, and construction, with 22,460 new workers.

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