Country Scorecard - Brazil at a glance



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Sources: United Nations Statistics Division and World Bank


Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world both in terms of population (188.9 million inhabitants) and size. Although the GDP per capita is low, due to the size of the population, Brazil is an important economic power in the world. The economic activity rate is quite good, while the unemployment rate is average.

A life expectancy of a little bit over 70 years is not that good. There is also a lack of drinking water and appropriate sanitations conditions. The HIV rate is not that high. The school life expectancy is above world average and also the literacy rate for the youth is good. On the other hand, the literacy rate for adults is not that high and also the tertiary education enrolment rate is very low.

Further Resources:


CIA World Fact Book



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