Opinion: Number of Brazilian families in extreme poverty to increase by 11.8% in 2022

In view of the worsening situation, which threatens the very existence of an ever-larger part of Brazilian society, it can be assumed that the presidential candidate elected at the end of the year will be the one who can most convincingly convey to the people that he can and will save them from economic annihilation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) The number of Brazilian families in extreme poverty registered in the country's CadÚnico (Unified Registry) will increase by 11.8% by 2022.

The federal government created the Unified Registry in collaboration with municipalities. The data shows who the low-income families in Brazil are and how they live. Citizens who register on the platform and keep their data up to date are eligible for social programs such as 'Auxílio Brasil' (government survival assistance).

With over 211 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth-most . . .

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