Basic Information

Official Name

Federative Republic of Brazil

 

Capital

Brasília

 

Area

8,516,000 km²

 

Population

209,3 milhões

 

Official Language

2 offical languages: Portuguese and LIBRAS - Brazilian Sign Language

 

Main Religions

Christians (88%);

 

no religion (8%)

 

others (4%)

 

Political System

Presidential Republic

 

Head of State and Government

Jair Messias Bolsonaro (since 01/01/2019)

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ernesto Henrique Fraga Araújo  (since 01/01/2019)

 

Nominal GDP (2017)

US$ 2,056 trilion

 

PPP GDP (2017)

US$ 3,219 trilion

 

Nominal GDP per capita (2017)

US$ 9,821.41

 

PPP GDP per capita (2017)

US$ 15,483

 

GDP Variation

1,10% (2018); 1,10% (2017); -3,30% (2016); -3,50% (2015); 0,50% (2014); 3,00% (2013); 1,90% (2012); 4,00% (2011); 7,50% (2010); -0,10% (2009) e 5,10% (2008)

 

HDI (2018)

0.759/79th in the world

 
 
 
 
 

Life expectancy (2018)

72.5 years