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In 2019, Brazil had nearly 40 million people with no internet access, says IBGE

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil had 39.8 million people with no internet connection by late 2019. The figure represents 21.7% of the population over the age of 10.

The figures are from the National Continuous Household Sample Survey (Pnad C), with a survey conducted in the 4th quarter of 2019, released on Wednesday (14) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).

A year earlier, the number of Brazilians who did not have access to the World Wide Web was 45.9 million, which corresponded to 25.3% of the population aged 10 years or more.

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