Brazil’s population could drop from 213 to 180 million by 2100 – Ipea study

The study also notes a significant change in the country's age structure. It shows that the relative weight of the youngest (up to age 15) decreases, and that of the elderly (over age 65) increases in all scenarios.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - By 2100, Brazil's population is expected fall below 180 million, according to the study "Population Projections by Age and Sex for Brazil to 2100" by the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea).

In the study, researchers Gabriela Bonifácio and Raquel Guimarães used different methods for population analysis.

The extended projection period chosen - from 2010 to 2100 - is not standard in population forecasting. According to . . .

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