By Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor
RIO DE JANEIRO - 2008 National Census figures were released last month by the Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios (PNAD, National Research by Sample of Residences), carried out by the Insituto Brasileiro de Geográfia e Estatística, (IBGE, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics).
The annual census is the biggest of its kind in Brazil, with data collected from 391,868 people in 150,951 homes in 2008, and spread out across every state. The distribution takes into account the proportion of different types of homes in order to . . .