Number of Brazilians living abroad has never been as high as it is today

Emigration continued despite border restrictions caused by the Covid 19 pandemic. And unlike previous migration flows, those who leave now take their families with them, a sign that they will not return.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of Brazilians living abroad has never been as large as it is today. According to the latest Itamaraty (Foreign Ministry) survey, it grew by 35% between 2010 and 2020, from 3.1 million (3,122,813) to 4.2 million (4,215,800).

However, the number of Brazilians in different world regions could be more than double the official estimates, the researchers said.

Between 2018 and 2020, the Brazilian community abroad officially grew by 625,000 people, a figure larger than the population of cities such as Niterói, Caxias do Sul, or Joinville . . .

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