General information

Capital: Brasília

Currency unit: Rial

Official language: Portuguese

Area: 8,358,140 km²

Population in million: 209,469,000.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 8,921 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 16,096 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 63.9 

Annual growth rate of the population: 0.8 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 12.8 %

Life expectancy at birth: 75.5 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 93 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 1,868,630,000,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 4.4 

Industry value added of GDP: 18.4 

Services value added of GDP: 1.3 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 219,042,000.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 140,708,000.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Motor cars and other motor vehicles (1.97 %)
Other aircraft and spacecraft (1.96 %)
Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles (1.50 %)
Semi-finished products of iron or steel (1.32 %)
Ferro-alloys (0.99 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Soya beans (7.11 %)
Cane or beet sugar (5.60 %)
Meat and edible offal of the poultry (2.89 %)
Oil-cake resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil (2.62 %)
Coffee (2.58 %)

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              Global Sustainable Competitiveness Indicator

              The indicator highlights the scores of each of the three pillars of the sustainable competitiveness. A larger area means a higher score (0-100) and therefore a more favorable economic situation.

              Price competitiveness

              Brazil: 81
              Breakdown by component
              Price competitiveness81
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Brazil: 54
              Products competitiveness
              Brazil: 80

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Brazil: -
              Breakdown by component
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Brazil: 110
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Brazil: 100