Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics

Local nameInstituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
LocationNazaré, Belém, Brazil

The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics or IBGE is the agency responsible for official collection of statistical, geographic, cartographic, geodetic and environmental information in Brazil. IBGE performs a decennial national census; questionnaires account for information such as age, household income, literacy, education, occupation and hygiene levels.

IBGE is a public institute created in 1936 under the name National Institute of Statistics. Its founder and chief proponent was statistician Mário Augusto Teixeira de Freitas. The current name dates from 1938. Its headquarters are located in Rio de Janeiro, and its current president is Susana Cordeiro Guerra. It was made a federal agency by Decree-Law No. 161 on February 13, 1967, and is linked to the Ministry of the Economy, inside the Secretariat of Planning, Budget and Management.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_Institute_of_Geography_and_Statistics

Official Website https://www.ibge.gov.br/

Phone +55 91 3202-5640

Coordinates -1°27'23.558" N -48°29'27.095" E

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