The data come from the Continuous National Household Sample Survey (PNAD Contínua), released this morning (22nd) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
In 2012, almost half of the population (49.9%) was under 30 years of age, a rate that decreased last year to 43.9%, representing about 92.7 million people.
"It is estimated that between 2012 and 2021, the population under 30 will not only show a decrease in its share of the total population, but also a negative change in absolute terms, with a decrease of 5.4% in the total number of . . .