Almost 70 Percent of Brazilians Are Against Privatization, Says Datafolha Poll

Datafolha points out that support for privatization grows with Bolsonaro, but is still well in the minority.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The population's support for privatizations has grown, although people in favor of the sale of public companies are still a minority in the country.

A Datafolha survey conducted on Aug 29th and 30th showed that 25 percent are in favor of transferring state-owned companies to the private sector,  which means one in four interviewed. In the previous survey, conducted in November 2017, under the Michel Temer administration, it was 20 percent or one in five.

Opposition to privatization oscillated with a margin of error, ranging from 70 percent to 67 percent. The survey found . . .

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