What are the most dynamic economic activities in the Legal Amazon?

Get to know the ten economic activities that most employed people in the Legal Amazon between 2012 and 2021.

In the graph below, we can see the 10 economic activities that concentrated the largest number of employed individuals in the Legal Amazon’s labor market. In 2021, Commerce was first, with more than two million people employed. Second came Agriculture, with around 909,000 people employed. Third was Education, with more than 808 thousand employees. Have you tried pressing play to see the graph change over time? The data source is the Quarterly Continuous National Household Sample Survey, carried out by the IBGE.

The displayed data have been compiled from various sources through the  datazoom.amazonia package in R.

Do you want to explore more of the microdata from the Legal Amazon? Check out how on our GitHub page here.