|Unit||Ths. # 3-mo MA, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Source||Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)|
|Release||National Continuous Household Sample Survey (PNAD)|
|Labor Force||May 2019||105,931||105,543||Ths. # 3-mo MA, NSA||Monthly|
|Unemployment||May 2019||12,984||13,177||Ths. # 3-mo MA, NSA||Monthly|
|Unemployment Rate||May 2019||12.3||12.5||% 3-mo MA, NSA||Monthly|
For Brazil, the "Continuous PNAD" (PNAD Contínua, "Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios Contínua", "national continuous household sample survey") is a replacement for the "Monthly Employment Survey - PME" and the "National Sample Survey of Households - PNAD". The data is reported monthly for national series and quarterly for subnational series.
Monthly series are reported as a three-month moving average.
All series include ages 14 and older.
The National Survey by Household Sample Continuous Quarterly covers the resident population in the Greater Regional Areas of:
The Continuous PNAD incorporates international recommendations and was assisted by the ILO in the process of developing this study.
The search rotation scheme is 1-2 (5), or a household is interviewed in a month, two months the remains out of the sample and returns to the next interview. The process is repeated until he is interviewed five times. In short, a household is interviewed for five quarters, once every quarter.
Real series are based off of current quarter.
The data is collected through a Computer-Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) using Continuous PNAD questionnaire and interview guide. It is disseminated through online digital publishing.