Brazil: most important human rights 2018

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey on people's perceptions regarding human rights in Brazil in 2018. According to the study published by IPSOS, the most important human rights to be protected according to Brazilian respondents were the right of personal security, the right to protect one's own life and the right of children to free education.

Most important human rights that need to be protected according to respondents in Brazil as of 2018

Share of respondents
Freedom of speech26%
Right to life (no one can try to end your life)36%
Right to equal treatment before the law24%
Freedom from discrimination based on race, color, gender, religion, nationality, or any other status28%
Freedom of thought and religion21%
Right to security (to be safe)38%
Right of children to free education32%
Right to freedom from slavery or forced labour29%
Right to free or low-cost healthcare25%
Right to work, and equal pay for equal work17%
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Release date

July 2018



Survey time period

May 25 to June 8, 2018

Number of respondents

Approx. 1,000 Respondents

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

Only including the first ten most chosen answers

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The original question posed on the survey was: 'And from the list below, which four or five, if any, do you think are most important to protect as Human Rights?'
Multiple answers were possible.

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