The economy of Rio Grande do Sul should receive, by the end of 2023, as a 13th salary, around R$ 18.4 billion, approximately 6.3% of Brazil’s total and 37.6% of the South region. This amount represents in around 2.8% of the state GDP. The average value per person is estimated at R$2,826.66.
According to Dieese’s calculations, 5.8 million people should receive the 13th in RS. The number is equivalent to 6.7% of the total that will have access to the benefit in Brazil. In relation to the South region, it corresponds to 37.2%. Employees in the formal market, CLT or statutory employees, represent 54.7%, including domestic employees with a formal contract (1.4%), while INSS pensioners and retirees account for 45.3%.
By segment, the amounts will be distributed as follows: formalized employees receive 64.8% (R$ 11.9 billion) and INSS beneficiaries receive 24.7% (R$ 4.5 billion), while retirees and pensioners from the state’s Own Regime will receive 7.9% (R$1.4 billion) and those from the municipalities’ Own Regime, 2.6% (R$485 million).
For formal employees in the public and private sectors in Rio Grande do Sul, which correspond to 3.1 million workers, excluding domestic employees, the estimate is that R$ 11.8 billion will be paid as a 13th salary, until the end of the year.
The largest portion of the amount to be distributed will go to those employed in the service sector (including public administration), who will receive 56.8% of the total allocated to the formal market; industry employees will receive 21.5%; traders will have 14.3%; Those working in the agricultural sector will be paid the corresponding 3.9%, while 3.5% will be received by construction workers.