March 28, 2013 / 12:05 PM / 5 years ago

Brazil jobless rate rises to 5.6 pct in February

SAO PAULO, March 28 (Reuters) - Brazil’s jobless rate rose in February to 5.6 percent from 5.4 percent in January, government statistics agency IBGE said on Thursday.

The number was slightly below the median forecast of 5.7 percent in a Reuters survey of 21 economists. The estimates ranged from 5.5 percent to 6.0 percent.

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