Brazil: sense of belonging to a social class in 2018

During a 2018 survey, around 38.2 percent of respondents interviewed in Brazil said they belonged to the lower middle class. Meanwhile, 29.1 percent of the interviewees defined their social class as "low" and 25.7 percent stated that they were part of the middle class.

Furthermore, Brazil's Gini coefficient, an indicator that measures wealth distribution, shows Brazil is one of the most unequal countries in the Latin American region.

Public perception of own social class in Brazil in 2018

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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Brazil, Central and South America

Survey time period

June 15 to August 2, 2018

Number of respondents

1,204 respondents

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify the age of respondents.
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "La gente algunas veces se describe a sí misma como perteneciendo a una clase social. Ud. se describiría como perteneciendo a la clase...?".

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