Numbers of the week: Jan. 23, 2021

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This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil. A selection of numbers that help explain what is going on in Brazil. This week: Jair Bolsonaro’s approval ratings, AstraZeneca vaccine in Brazil, and student dropout during the pandemic.

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26-percent approval

Pollster Ideia Big Data has conducted weekly surveys on President Jair Bolsonaro’s approval ratings, and their latest findings should make the government worry. They show a substantial skid in the president’s approval ratings, falling from 37 to 26 percent in a single week. 


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