Brazil Census Data

Brazil census offerings from East View address a wide range of topics at the highest level of detail possible and offer a premier source of demographic data for academic research.

GIS census data is available as an easy-to-use geodatabase, complete with a comprehensive East View-produced Census Guide, full metadata, and original census documentation. In addition to GIS data, East View also offers related publications such as official results, questionnaires, enumerator testimonies and other ephemera – please inquire for details and availability.

East View offers the following census data for Brazil (see below for details):

  • 2010 Census (GIS Edition)
  • 2010 Census (PUBS Edition, view catalog)

Note: Brazil is part of the Latin America Census Collection. Learn more.

Brazil 2010 Census

The Brazil 2010 Census (GIS Edition) has 79.1% population coverage and over 1 billion data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 6 (Setores Censitários level) for 316,570 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 4,190 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation and Database: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Census Questions

Below is a representative sample of census questions included in the Brazil 2010 Census.

Demographic: Relationship / Sex / Birth data and age / Marital status / Fertility

Social: Literacy / Ethnicity and indigenous peoples

Economic: Income

Housing: Living quarters / Occupancy status / Ownership / Rooms / Bedrooms / Useful floor space / Water supply system / Drinking water / Toilet / Sewage disposal / Bathing facilities / Kitchen / Fuel used for cooking / Lighting and/or electricity / Solid waste disposal / Heating / Hot water / Piped gas / Use of housing unit / Occupancy by one or more households / Number of occupants / Building type / Dwellings in the building / Construction material of outer walls / Construction material of floor, roof / State of repair / Characteristics of head or other reference member of household / Tenure / Rental and owner-occupant housing costs / Furnished or unfurnished / Outdoor space

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