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Brazil

Country Profile

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Major Cities

  1. Sao Paulo
  2. Rio de Janeiro
  3. Belo Horizonte
  4. Porto Alegre
  5. BRASILIA
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Major Languages

  1. Portuguese
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Population

  1. 205,716,890
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Currency

  1. Reals
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Climate

  1. Mostly tropical, but temperate in south
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Major religions

  1. Roman Catholic
  2. Protestant
  3. Spiritualist
  4. Bantu/voodoo

Immigration Data

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Work Study Visa

  1. British nationals are normally admitted to Brazil without a visa as tourists or business visitors for an initial maximum stay of 90 days. If you overstay the period you risk fines or deportation. If you wish to stay for longer, you should apply to the federal police for an extension before your initial 90-day period expires. You cannot undertake any paid work on a tourist visa.
  2. http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1072.html
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Rate of immigration

  1. -0.09

Tourism

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Key Tourist Attractions

  1. No Information
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Major Festivals

  1. No Information
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Number of Annual Tourists

  1. 5.43 million

Life

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Quality of Life Index

  1. 6.470
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Population with a Higher Education

  1. 6115138
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Cost of Internet Access (USD Per Mbit/s)

  1. No Information
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Medicare Public/Private

  1. No Information
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Average cost of a Higher Education

  1. No Information

Annual Economic Facts

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Employment Rate

  1. 94%
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Main Industries

  1. textiles, shoes, chemicals, cement
  2. lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft
  3. motor vehicles and parts
  4. machinery and equipment
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Major Companies

  1. Petrobras
  2. Banco do Brasil
  3. Banco Bradesco
  4. Vale
  5. JBS
  6. Itaúsa-Investimentos Itaú
  7. Ultrapar Holdings
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Minimum Wage

  1. $322.59 or 622.00 reais per month


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