RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "There is a higher level of spending in urban areas than in rural areas. The average family expenditure in an urban area is almost double that in a rural area," the POF study manager, André Martins, told Agência Brasil.
The average total monthly expenditure of Brazilian families reached R$4,649.03 (US$1.162) in the two-year period. In urban areas, the average total expenditure . . .