Three in 10 Brazilian families live with no work income – IPEA

Due to the crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, the proportion of households with no work income jumped from 25.09% in the first quarter of 2020 to 31.56% in the second quarter.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the first quarter of 2021, 3 in 10 Brazilian households lived with no income from work, according to a study by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) based on microdata from the Continuous National Household Sample Survey (Continuous PNAD), calculated by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

Due to the crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, the proportion of households with no work income jumped from 25.09% in the first quarter of 2020 to 31.56% in the second quarter, with a slight decrease to 31.24% in the third . . .

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