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Six out of ten Brazilians belong to the middle class, says report

Monday, January 23rd 2012 - 17:14 UTC
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The middle class in Brazil during the last decade expanded to reach 90 million out of a population of almost 200 million, according to paper from consultants Datafolha. Read full article

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  • briton

    nice blogg,
    i think brazil is doing a fine job in moving their country forward,
    keep up the good work

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 05:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Forgetit87

    Poverty porn picture. Mercopress should ask how many middle-class families have lost this status in Britain since last year alone.

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 12:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • geo

    Britain's poverty ??

    percentage of persons living with less than 50% of
    median equivalised hosehold income .., late 2000 s

    OECD average ... 11.1 %
    UK .... 11.3 %
    Australia ... 14.6 %
    Canada .. 11.4 %
    N.Zealand ... 11.0 %
    ---------------------------------------------------------
    Annual average change in poverty ratebetween 1980 s....2000 s %

    OECD average ... 1.0 %
    UK ... 2.2%
    Australia ... 1.9 %
    Canada ... -- 0.2 %
    N.Zealand ... 2.5 %

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 03:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    This was about brazil, and not the uk,
    But no doubt a lot of people will get reduced incomes, and possibly further than that, I heard on TV that some Greek families were abandoning their children, I cant believe that, but it may poss. ,

    3 geo
    You will have to give a bit of help on this one,
    1, why have you not put Argentina on the list,
    2, what is [median equivalised household ]]
    As im not sure what you mean here .

    The rest is ok .

    .

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 08:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • geo

    brit

    i didn't put Argentina on the list becouse that it is not te rival of UK.

    median equivalised household income = average household income

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 09:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    MercoP writes under the picture”How many middle class families in Rio’s famous favelas?
    I am not sure but they are doing a little better everyday, remember MercoP a few weeks ago? Brazil has overtaken the UK as the world’s sixth largest economy.

    And if you read the local British news today...well doesn't look very well at all.

    Tuesday 24 January 2012

    “UK debt passes £1 trillion for the first time”

    “UK risks new recession on weak jobs market, says ILO”

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    but you have to admit it, we aint doing to bad, for a nation that has flatlined for the past 3 years, argentina and other s/a countries have risen, have they not, the problem seems to be the stupid euro loonys, and that [euro]
    insted of letting the weaker nations drop out, and come back later, the euro loonys are empying out the cuboard to save them, costing billions and billions, and their deluded dream will sink us all, europeans America and south America will all suffer, and you wonder why we want to get out .

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 11:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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