Micro and small businesses generated 75% of formal jobs in January

Charlie Taylor

Micro and small companies (MPE) led the generation of jobs in January, creating approximately 195.6 thousand vacancies, which corresponds to about 75% of the total of 260,353 formal jobs registered in the month. The figures are contained in a report prepared by the Service Brazilian Support for Micro and Small Enterprises (Sebrae), based on data from January of the General Register of Employed and Unemployed (Caged). The result is also almost double the number of employees generated by the segment in the same month last year.Debt does not reach 90% of GDP and lower extraordinary expenses do not compensate for challenges, says XP


This is the seventh consecutive month in which small businesses have led the generation of jobs in the country. The report also shows that medium and large companies (MGE) also registered a positive balance in job creation. There were 668,257 admissions against 626,653 dismissals, resulting in a positive balance of 41,604 jobs. This number is equivalent to 15.9% of the total jobs generated in Brazil. “In the last six months, small businesses had a total balance of 1.1 million new jobs against 385.5 thousand new jobs created by medium and large companies . In the last month of January, the sectors that contributed most to the positive balances were services, the manufacturing industry and construction. These results are valid for both MSEs and MGEs ”, informed Sebrae.

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The report also shows that the divergence occurred in the trade sector. While micro and small companies had a positive balance of 27.4 thousand, medium and large companies had a negative balance of 21.3 thousand vacancies.


In January, the Midwest Region had the highest balance – 17.26 new vacancies generated per thousand employees, closing January with 55,795 jobs. The South Region comes next, with 14.24 new jobs per thousand employees and closing January with 55,795 jobs. Then comes the Northeast, with 11.68 jobs per thousand employees, totaling 36,037 jobs. The North Region generated 6,656 jobs, a balance of 7.73 jobs per thousand employees and the Southeast had a balance of 7.09 per thousand employees, with 67,957 jobs generated in the month. In January this year, the five units of the Federation that proportionally more generated jobs were Mato Grosso, Goiás, Santa Catarina, Roraima and Rio Grande do Norte. All of these states generated at least 17 new jobs for every thousand existing jobs.


The states that proportionally generated less jobs were São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Amapá, Rondônia, Rio de Janeiro and Amazonas. With the exception of Amazonas, which presented a negative balance, the others generated less than seven new jobs for every thousand existing jobs. (Ag. Brasil). Only click here if you are already an investor The post Micro and small companies generated 75% of formal jobs in January appeared first in 1 Billion Financial Education.

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