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Brazil’s IBGE: 2022 Census to leave out LGBTQIA+ population

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Census to be conducted this year will not include questions about the LGBTQIA+ population due to a methodological issue, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics): in the survey, a single household member answers for all who live there, and questions about gender and sexual orientation are very personal.

"From the technical feasibility standpoint, the inclusion of such a specific and personal question in a survey where one household resident can provide information about him/herself and about all other household residents would not guarantee the quality of its results," the IBGE . . .

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