Nowadays in Brazil more and more people seeking jobs use the internet rather than more traditional offline means. However, some locations are much more successful for this than others.

According to a recent survey conducted by jobseekers’ website Adzuna, the three most effective cities for job hunting online are respectively Sao Paolo, Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba. This seems to be because in these bustling centres there are fewer applicants per advertised vacancy, on average and therefore less competition per job.

In the most recent update of the survey, Sao Paulo had 16 applicants per online-advertised job on average and Rio had 17