RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the second year of the pandemic, 2021, the average income of Brazilians fell to its lowest level since 2012. According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the average real monthly household income per capita in 2021 was R$1,353.
In 2012, the first year of the historical series of the survey, this income was the equivalent of R$1,417.
Data are from the National Household Sample Survey (Pnad) 'Continuous Income from All Sources 2021', released today (10). These figures refer to the average amount received by each Brazilian per month . . .