Poverty profile: the rural North and Northeast regions of Brazil

Autor: Sergei Soares ,Laetícia De Souza ,Wesley J. Silva ,Fernando Gaiger Silveira
Área temática: Poverty Reduction Policies

Resumo:"Rates of poverty and extreme poverty have decreased significantly in Brazil over the last 10 years. The prevalence of poverty dropped from 20 per cent to just over 9 per cent of the population, while the prevalence of extreme poverty fell from 7 per cent to 4 per cent in the same period. A continued decrease is unlikely in the future, however, as two of the factors driving the decrease face limitations or significant problems: the labour market and social spending—most notably, social insurance and assistance." (…)

Palavras-chave:Poverty profile, rural, North region, Northeast region, Brazil
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Tipo/Issue:Policy Research Brief/50

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