Brazil

Last updated at 2014-04-18 01:40:19

Brazil Data on Quandl

This is Quandl's topic page on Brazil. It is a collection of statistics on Brazil's economy, monetary aggregates, credit, employment, balance of payments, agriculture and more.

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Brazil Overview

Brazil is a large country located in South America. It covers 8,459,420.00 square kilometres (5th largest in the world) and has a population of n.a. million people (5th largest in the world). Brazil's population grew by 0.87% in 2012.

Brazil's average population density is 23.28 persons per square kilometer. 15.13% of Brazil's population is rural and 84.87% is urban. 24.57% of the population is under the age of fifteen, and 7.30% of the population is over the age of 65.

In n.a. Brazil's GDP was USD n.a. billion. Brazil's GDP grew at n.a. in n.a.. GDP per capita, in purchasing power-adjusted dollar terms, is USD 11,747. This makes Brazil an upper-middle income country.

Inflation in Brazil, as measured by the change in consumer price index, was 5.40% in 2012, versus 6.64% in 2011. Unemployment in Brazil in 31-Dec-2012 was 5.50%, versus 5.97% in 31-Dec-2011.

Brazil's economy is predominantly services-based. Agriculture accounts for 5.24% of GDP and employs 15.30% of the population. Manufacturing and industry accounts for 26.29% of GDP and employs 21.90% of the population. Services accounts for 66.14% of the GDP and employs 62.70% of the population.

Brazil's currency is the Brazilian Real (BRL). The latest exchange rate, as of 18-Apr-2014, is 2.24 BRL per 1 USD.

Life expectancy at birth in Brazil is 73 years. 6.90% of Brazil's population is under-nourished, while 53.96% of its male population and 60.30% of its female population is overweight. Brazil spends $1,042.73 per capita (USD PPP) on healthcare, and has 3.84 nurses per 1000 people.

Key Statistics

GDP (Billion BRL)43,920.94Population (Million People)190.76
GDP Growth Rate (%)1.03Unemployment Rate (%)5.10
Inflation Rate (%)5.40Revenue (Million BRL)86,829.00
Prime Interest Rate (%)14.60Expenditures (Million BRL)90,125.00
Exchange Rate (vs USD)R$2.24Debt (Million BRL)1,118,690.91
Bovespa Index ()51,200.00Life Expectancy (Years)81.67

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Economy

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Economy

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
GDP 43,920.94 Billion BRL 2012 6.01% 30,322.03 16,999.48
Real GDP Growth 1.03% % Chg YOY 2012 -62.27% 5.17% 1.15%
GDP Per Capita at PPP 15,105.36 USD at PPP 31-Dec-2018 4.93% 12,528.23 10,305.36
Unemployment Rate 5.10% % of Labor Force Feb-2014 -8.93% 9.00% 12.80%
Inflation Rate 5.40% % Chg YOY 2012 -18.60% 5.66% 14.72%
Agriculture as Share of GDP 5.24% % of GDP 2012 -3.91% 5.91% 7.39%
Industry as Share of GDP 26.29% % of GDP 2012 -4.52% 27.90% 27.85%
Services as Share of GDP 66.14% % of GDP 2012 -1.30% 66.18% 64.77%
Imports as Share of GDP 13.99% % of GDP 2012 10.81% 13.47% 12.08%
Exports as Share of GDP 12.56% % of GDP 2012 5.62% 13.66% 14.99%

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Monetary Aggregates

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Monetary Aggregates

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago
Monetary Base 224,671,134.00 Thousand BRL 28-Feb-2014 7.20% 131,501,611.00 69,544,173.00
Extended Monetary Base 3,179,895,822.00 Thousand BRL Feb-2014 8.79% 1,824,943,418.00 916,848,628.00
M1 315,425,641.00 Thousand BRL 28-Feb-2014 6.03% 193,880,262.00 105,532,645.00
M2 1,938,501,725.00 Thousand BRL Feb-2014 12.56% 1,058,016,601.00 409,758,044.00
M3 3,831,147,518.00 Thousand BRL Feb-2014 7.48% 1,933,786,325.00 867,056,100.00
M4 4,461,983,161.00 Thousand BRL Feb-2014 7.82% 2,272,791,812.00 994,978,886.00

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Credit

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Credit

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago
Prime Interest Rate 14.60% Percent Jan-2014 32.73% 20.51% n.a.
Average Interest Rate 16.04% Percent Feb-2014 14.57% n.a. n.a.
Total Outstanding Credit 2,733,037.00 Million BRL Feb-2014 14.66% 1,248,303.00 n.a.
Percent of GDP 55.77% Percent Feb-2014 4.46% 40.70% n.a.

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Balance of Payments

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Balanace of Payments

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago
Net Current Accounts -7,445.40 Million USD Feb-2014 13.22% -1,559.10 753.80
Net Capital Accounts 49.20 Million USD Feb-2014 -5.75% 124.50 99.60
Net Financial Accounts 7,577.60 Million USD Feb-2014 -4.93% 2,880.10 -2,078.40

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Employment

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Employment

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Population 190.76 Million People 2010 0.00% n.a. n.a.
Labour Force 100.22 Million People 2011 0.00% 97.88 86.84
Unemployment Rate 5.10% % of Labor Force Feb-2014 -8.93% 9.00% 12.80%
Agriculture Share of Employment 15.30% % of Employment 2011 0.00% 18.30% 20.60%
Industry Share of Employment 21.90% % of Employment 2011 0.00% 22.00% 21.40%
Services Share of Employment 62.70% % of Employment 2011 0.00% 59.50% 57.80%

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Government Finances

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Government Finances

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Revenue 86,829.00 Million BRL Feb-2014 14.32% 55,752.00 32,846.00
Share of GDP 37.67% % of GDP 31-Dec-2012 0.18% 36.97% 34.91%
Expenditures 90,125.00 Million BRL Feb-2014 8.66% 49,283.00 27,206.00
Share of GDP 40.35% % of GDP 31-Dec-2012 -0.08% 40.19% 37.99%
Surplus or Deficit 2.18 % of GDP 31-Dec-2012 0.00% 2.00 2.19
Net Debt 1,118,690.91 Million BRL Feb-2014 0.57% 784,916.13 590,587.49
Share of GDP 35.21% % of GDP 31-Dec-2012 -0.61% 34.33% 41.53%
Commercial Tax Rate 68.30% % of Profits 2013 -0.29% 65.60% n.a.

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Agriculture

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Agriculture

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago
Total Harvested Land 58,354,696.00 Hectares 2010 -0.10% 55,007,289.00 44,143,675.00
Rice 2,722,459.00 Hectares 2010 -5.21% 2,970,918.00 3,142,826.00
Soybeans 23,327,296.00 Hectares 2010 7.25% 22,047,349.00 13,985,099.00
Milk Production 29,105,495.00 Thousand Litres 2009 5.51% 24,620,859.00 19,767,206.00
Egg Production 3,196,379.00 Mililon Dozens 2009 4.02% 2,773,429.00 2,515,773.00

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Population Distribution

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Population

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago
Total Population 190,755,799 People 2010 0.00% n.a. n.a.
Male 94,739 People 2011 0.00% 91,803 84,500.00
Female 100,504 People 2011 0.00% 96,228 88,754.00
Urban 168,602,145 People 2012 1.19% 160,574,130 149,359,486.05
Rural 30,053,874 People 2012 -0.88% 31,191,437 32,393,464.95
Population in Largest City (Sao Paulo) 20,781,490 People 2012 1.18% 19,638,871 18,009,597.00
Density 22.43 People per km2 2010 0.00% n.a. n.a.

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Capital Markets

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Economy

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Nominal Exchange Rate 2.24 BRL per USD 18-Apr-2014 11.86% 1.94 3.00
Bovespa Index 51,200.00 Index 16-Apr-2014 -6.85% 54,000.00 n.a.
Stock Market Capitalization 1,229.85 Billion USD 2012 0.07% 589.38 234.56

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Demography

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Demography

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago
Fertility Rate 1.94 Births per Woman 2009 2.65% 2.30 n.a.|
Population Growth Rate 0.87 % Chg YOY 2012 -1.11% 0.93 1.31|
Net Migration -190.00 1000s 2012 0.00% n.a. n.a.|

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Births and Deaths

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Demography

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Fertility Rate 1.94 Births per Woman 2009 2.65% 2.30 n.a.
Child Mortality 14.40 Deaths per 1000 Births 2012 -5.88% 18.60 26.60
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.35 Years 2011 0.37% 72.26 70.87
Deaths From Disease and Nutrition 14.12% % of Total Deaths 2008 0.00% n.a. n.a.
Deaths From Injury and Accident 12.03% % of Total Deaths 2008 0.00% n.a. n.a.
Deaths From Non-Communicable Diseases 73.86% % of Total Deaths 2008 0.00% n.a. n.a.

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Health and Disease

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Health

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Low Birth-Weight Babies 8.40% % 2010 8.25% 8.20% n.a.
Under-Nourished People 13,000,000 1000s 2011 -7.14% 15,000,000 18,000,000.00
Adults Living with HIV 470,000 1000s 2011 0.00% 460,000 440,000.00
Nurses per 1000 People 3.84 Per 1000 2000 0.00% n.a. n.a.
Health Expenditure Per Capita 1,042.73 PPP USD 2011 3.34% 827.39 530.83

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Education

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Education

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Functional Illiteracy Rate 23.50% % 2005 -3.69% 27.30% n.a.
Adult Literacy Rate 90.38% % 2010 0.09% 89.62% n.a.
Youth Literacy Rate 97.51% % 2010 -0.56% 97.58% n.a.
Female-Male Literacy Ratio 101.66% % 2010 0.37% 101.62% n.a.
Primary Enrolment Rate 136.66% % 2005 -3.09% 148.50% n.a.
Secondary Enrolment Rate 105.83% % 2005 -0.13% n.a. n.a.
Tertiary Enrolment Rate 25.63% % 2005 7.63% 17.76% 11.81%

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Quality of Life

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Society

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Gini Index 54.69 Index 2009 -0.69% 57.42 n.a.
Population Living with Less than Five Dollars a Day 36.03% % 2009 -4.58% 46.91% n.a.
Urban Population in Slums 28.00% % 2007 0.00% n.a. n.a.
Access to Improved Water Sources 97.20% % 2011 0.31% 95.90% 94.20%
Access to Improved Sanitation Facilities 80.80% % 2011 0.62% 78.60% 75.80%
Population Affected by Droughts or Floods 0.48% % 2009 0.00% n.a. n.a.
CO2 Emissions 419,754.16 Megatons 2010 14.33% 347,668.27 337,433.67
Methane Emissions 443,288.90 Megatons CO2 equiv 2010 0.00% n.a. n.a.

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Consumption Goods

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Society

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Cell Phone Subscribers 125.19 per 100 2012 5.05% 78.65 25.53
Internet Users 49.85 per 100 2012 10.77% 33.83 13.21
Passenger Vehicles 178.27 per 100 2009 6.75% 141.00 n.a.
International Tourism Arrivals 5,433.00 1000s 2011 5.27% 5,026.00 3,785.00

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Energy

    Detailed topic page: Brazil Energy

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg 5Y Ago 10Y Ago vs World
Net Generation 506.85 TWh 2010 10.51% 412.70 n.a.
Net Consumption 455.75 TWh 2010 8.81% 383.31 n.a.
Imports 35.91 TWh 2010 -12.56% 41.45 n.a.
Exports 1.26 TWh 2010 16.39% 0.28 n.a.
Gross Production, Public & Self-producer 515,798.00 GWh 2010 10.65% 419,336.00 328,509.00
 Total Production, Public 409,150.00 GWh 2009 -0.69% 363,156.00 323,899.00
Gross Inland Availability 544,762.00 GWh 2010 8.75% 456,737.00 364,055.00

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Sources

Sources for Quandl's Brazil data include: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, Brazilian Central Bank, World Bank, IMF and the UN.

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