Brazil | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 2.23 2.27 1.82 2014-04-24 Daily [+]
Government Bond 10Y 12.53 12.80 12.29 Percent 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
Stock Market 51976.86 49768.06 14298.03 Index points 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP per capita 5721.23 5721.29 3753.36 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 10263.89 10264.01 7985.58 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 1290507.33 1213440.18 571714.09 BRL Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 227845.55 232041.19 101431.98 BRL Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 1259649.98 1199092.11 554449.59 BRL Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.70 -0.50 0.74 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.90 2.20 3.10 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP 2435.20 2444.90 929.12 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 193.94 192.38 137.24 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Employed Persons 22.92 22.98 20.60 Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Labour Costs 147.77 146.18 108.73 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Unemployed Persons 1.21 1.24 1.91 Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 2046.07 2057.63 1594.29 BRL 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.10 8.68 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 3898.38 3862.84 1331.48 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Core Inflation Rate 6.43 6.19 5.76 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 159.33 163.09 91.08 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Gdp Deflator 7.69 4.93 239.27 Percent 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Import Prices 136.43 135.05 96.29 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.92 0.69 7.34 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 598.60 587.37 96.64 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 6.15 5.68 397.58 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Foreign Exchange Reserves 363914.00 362691.00 64509.61 USD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 2574912.00 2562660.00 601046.84 BRL Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 228014.05 224671.13 28178.67 BRL Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 309268.57 315425.64 74747.03 BRL Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 1938501.72 1928385.60 512624.72 BRL Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 3831147.52 3818491.23 990187.48 BRL Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 11.00 10.75 15.93 Percent 2014-04-02 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account to GDP -3.66 -2.40 -1.84 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Capital Flows 7626.80 13936.00 3349.32 USD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Crude Oil Production 2109.00 2081.00 1462.88 Thousands Barrels per Day 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
External Debt 312021.72 309859.83 173109.39 USD Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4131.90 5097.70 2549.74 USD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Gold Reserves 67.20 67.20 41.78 Tonnes 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Remittances 1989.00 1974.00 3442.50 USD Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Terms of Trade 116.81 120.78 94.25 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account -7445.00 -11590.00 -1217.27 USD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Exports 17627.93 15933.83 4020.29 USD Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 17516.12 18058.94 3722.83 USD Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Balance of Trade 111.82 -2125.11 650.04 USD Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 65.10 66.20 68.72 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value -9515.67 -10478.01 -6859.13 BRL Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 333384.49 253404.68 118770.89 BRL Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Budget 1.90 1.80 2.02 Percent of GDP 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 50.73 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Capacity Utilization 81.30 80.80 79.66 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Car Registrations 241.00 259.00 248.53 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories -33466.39 -5179.94 1548.48 BRL Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.38 2.86 0.20 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.60 50.40 50.40 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Services PMI 51.00 50.80 51.87 Index Points 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 49.20 52.50 58.00 2014-04-15 Monthly [+]
Industrial Production 5.00 -2.20 2.52 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 0.40 0.43 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales YoY 8.50 6.20 5.35 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Bank Lending Rate 41.16 39.92 81.50 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 788380.33 764942.09 350773.96 BRL Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Confidence 108.80 108.80 108.66 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 34.00 34.00 33.88 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 27.50 27.50 27.50 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19.00 19.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 39.80 39.80 39.80 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 28.80 28.80 28.80 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 11.00 11.00 11.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Minimum Wages 724.00 724.00 260.86 BRL 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]





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