Brazil: public perception on most frequent types of violence in 2018

During a 2018 survey, approximately 45.3 percent of respondents in Brazil stated that street violence was the most frequent type of violence in the South American country. Moreover, 25.8 percent of the interviewees mentioned domestic violence against women and around 17.9 percent cited gang violence.

Furthermore, it has been recently found that most of the Brazilian population is afraid of suffering violence from the police.

Most frequent cases of violence according to public opinion in Brazil in 2018, by type

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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

During the survey, the following question was posed: "Tipos de violencia mas frecuente donde vive".
The wording chosen for this statistic may differ slightly from the original.
Multiple answers were possible.
The source does not specify the age of respondents.

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