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Aggregate Data Bank and Indices of Brazil: 1940-1960 (ICPSR 58)

Principal Investigator(s): Schmitter, Philippe


This study contains data on the social, economic, and population characteristics of 22 states of Brazil in 1940, 1950, and 1960. For each of the three time periods, data are provided on the total population in urban and rural areas, industrial and commercial employment, and rural employment. Information is also provided on the literate population, eligible electorate, and actual voting electorate. The data ascertain the numbers of industrial and commercial establishments as well as membership in various unions, in art and literary associations, in sports organizations, in charitable organizations, and in Roman Catholic organizations.

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Study Description


Schmitter, Philippe. Aggregate Data Bank and Indices of Brazil: 1940-1960. ICPSR00058-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00058.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00058.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    arts, Catholics, employment, industry, labor unions, literacy rates, population, population characteristics, recreation, religious organizations, rural areas, union membership, urban areas, voter turnout, voters, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    Brazil, Global, Latin America, South America

Time Period:   

  • 1940--1960

Data Type(s):    aggregate data, census/enumeration data, survey data


Sample:    The sampling frame consists of 22 states of Brazil in 1940, 1950, and 1960.

Data Source:

Brazilian census publications


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-28


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