Most Brazilians Expecting Unemployment to Become Worse

    Compared with the previous quarter, the Brazilian population’s expectations for inflation improved, while perceptions regarding unemployment and overall income remained stable.

    These are the findings of the most recent study conducted by the Ibope (Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics) at the behest of the National Confederation of Industry (CNI). The results were announced Wednesday, September 21.


    According to the survey, in June, 51% of the population believed that inflation would increase. This figure fell to 45% in September. The percentage that believed inflation would decrease was down 1%, from 14% in June to 13% this month (within the margin of error). The percentage that believed inflation would remain unchanged rose from 30% to 35%.


    On the unemployment item, the Ibope/CNI data have indicated stability in the last three surveys. In March, 52% thought that unemployment would increase. In June and September, this percentage was 53% (a difference that is within the margin of error).


    With respect to overall income, the study shows that 19% believe that it will grow over the next six months. This figure was 22% in June. Those who say that it will decline represented 30% in June and 29% this month. The percentage who believe that overall income will remain the same went from 43% to 47%.


    As far as personal income is concerned, in June, 28% thought their income would improve. This month, 25% believe that this will be the case. In June, 49% believed that it would stay the same. This percentage now stands at 52%. In both June and September, 17% thought their personal income would decline over the next six months.


    Altogether, 2002 people aged 16 or more were interviewed in 143 municipalities, from September 8-12. The margin of error in the study is two percentage points, up or down.


    Agência Brasil

    Tags:

    • Show Comments (0)

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    comment *

    • name *

    • email *

    • website *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Ads

    You May Also Like

    Brazil’s Textile Industry Making Eyes at Russia

    The Brazilian textile industry should close out the year with sales of US$ 22 ...

    Slavery Lives

    Brazilian Indians who learned the Portuguese and received some schooling are being expelled from ...

    A Walk in the Park, Brazil-style

    Like many Paulistas, when I go for a walk in the park I usually ...

    Brazil’s Petrobras Pours US$ 9 Million in 76 Social Programs

    Brazilian oil giant Petrobras announced the 76 social projects that will receive funds from ...

    Al Hilal team

    Saudi Youths Get a Chance to Play Soccer in Brazil Against Their Idols

    There is more to it than just winning or losing. The experience of playing ...

    RAPIDINHAS

    Currently, there are 165,000 square kilometers of cleared and abandoned lands in the Amazon, ...

    Brazil Goes Beyond Self Sufficient to 2.3 Million Oil Barrels a Day

    Brazil’s government owned Petrobras averaged during October oil and gas production of 2.343.451 barrels ...

    Weather, Rust and World Prices All Conspiring Against Brazil

    The output value of Brazil’s agriculture and fishing sector will decline by nearly 9% ...

    Welcome to the Cup

    Brazil Vows 1 Million Volunteers Will Greet Cup Tourists with a Smile

    During the seminar, Brazil: Are you Ready for the World Cup and the Olympics? ...