Roraima has a balance of 785 formal jobs in February

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There are vacancies in construction. Photo: publicity/CBIC

Roraima recorded, in February 2024, a positive balance of 785 formal vacancies, resulting in 4,300 admissions and 3,500 dismissals. In the North region, the balance registered significant growth between the months of January and February: a jump from 3,653 to 17,062 in the number of formal jobs created, taking into account the seven states. Data from the General Register of Employed and Unemployed Persons (Novo Caged) were released by the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MTE).

In Roraima, the result was positive in three of the five major sectors of the economy evaluated. The highlight in the state was Services, which ended the month with a balance of 1,001 vacancies. Construction had a positive balance of 63 new jobs and Industry had seven jobs. On the other hand, Agriculture (-27) and Commerce (-259) saw a drop in the number of vacancies.

In the division by municipalities, Boa Vista had the highest balance of the period. There were 672 new vacancies with a formal contract, which brought the stock in the capital of Roraima to a total of 68.6 thousand formal positions. Following the five cities with the highest balance are Pacaraima (58), Rorainópolis (50), São Luiz (16) and Caroebe (12).

In the state, the majority of new jobs were occupied by men (+572). People with complete secondary education were the main beneficiaries (+484) with vacancies in Roraima. Young people between 18 and 24 years old are also the group with the highest vacancy balance: +271.

NATIONAL — In February 2024, Brazil recorded a strong expansion of the formal job market compared to January. In the second month of the year, 306,111 jobs were created with a formal contract. With the numbers recorded in January and February, Brazil accumulates almost half a million new formal job vacancies and reaches a balance of 474,614 jobs created.

The February result is the result of the difference between the total of 2.24 million people admitted and 1.94 million dismissals across the country. In relation to the total number of employed people in the country, Brazil has almost 46 million formal jobs, an increase of 1.04% compared to February last year.

In the month, all five major groups of economic activities recorded positive numbers. Highlight for the Services sector, which accounted for the creation of 193 thousand jobs. Next come Industry (+54.4 thousand), Construction (+35 thousand), Commerce (+19.7 thousand) and Agriculture (+3.7 thousand).

ACCUMULATED IN THE YEAR – When the months of January and February were added together, four of the five major groups of sectors of the economy recorded positive balances. The greatest growth in formal employment occurred in the Services sector, with 268.9 thousand new jobs (56.7%), with emphasis on activities in public administration, defense, social security, education, human health and social services (121.2 thousand) and for information, communication and financial, real estate, professional and administrative activities (93.5 thousand).

Industry had a balance of 120 thousand jobs, with emphasis on the manufacture of food products (+12.7 thousand) and the manufacture of motor vehicles (+9.9 thousand); Construction generated 81.7 thousand new jobs and Agriculture closed the period with a balance of 25.7 thousand. Despite the recovery in February, the Commerce sector still recorded a drop in the period (-21.8 thousand).


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