Brazil's unemployment rate rises to 10.9 pct in Q1

viernes 29 de abril de 2016 08:06 GYT

BRASILIA, April 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's national unemployment rate rose to 10.9 percent in the first quarter , up from 9.0 percent at end-2015, statistics agency IBGE said on Friday.

Brazil's jobless rate has risen sharply from 6.5 percent at end-2014 as the country entered its worst recession in decades. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione)