RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the survey, with the growth recorded over last year, Brazil now registers approximately 20% of its adult population - equivalent to 32.4 million people - using some app to work. In February last year - that is, before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic - this share stood at 13%.
Locomotiva's research heard 1,500 people from a sample selected through the National Household Sample Survey (Pnad), an indicator from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) that serves as a parameter of the socioeconomic characteristics of Brazil. The interviews were conducted between March . . .