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In Brazil, black and brown people have a greater loss of quality of life than whites

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Quality of Life Loss Index (IPQV) in Brazil was 0.158 between 2017 and 2018. This multidimensional index was presented today (26) for the first time by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in Rio de Janeiro.

It represents another dimension of the 2017-2018 Household Budget Survey (POF), now bringing the Quality of Life Indicators.

The new indicators follow United Nations (UN) recommendations and use several variables from the 2017-2018 survey. The measures range from zero to one, with the closer to zero, the lower the loss.

The IPQV considers 50 . . .

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