Racial inequality in Brazil: in charts

Racial inequality in Brazil: in charts

Self-declared census data in Brazil suggests that just over half of the country’s population is either black or multiracial. Yet, racial inequality remains a persistent feature of modern-day Brazil, with blacks earning less money, having lower life expectancies, and forming a larger part of the country’s prison system.

Here at The Brazilian Report, we have compiled information from official census databases and the United Nations Development Program to elaborate a series of charts which illustrate the outrageous racial disparity in areas such as development, inequality, share of services, and levels of teenage...

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