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BiblioNoticias No. 96, September 1998

Editor: Ann Hartness

BRAZILIAN STATISTICS: SELECTED SOURCES

Compiled by Ann Hartness


The following publications were selected to provide a broad thematic variety of statistical sources related to Brazil. Most are recent works--many are published annually--supplemented with censuses and historical sources. The Benson Collection has many other statistical compilations. Many of them can be found in the online catalog under the subject key words listed on page 13.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Estudos e pesquisas do IBGE: uma síntese. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Diretoria do Geociencias, 1993.
Lists publications of the official Brazilian statistical agency: demographic, social, and economic statistical compilations and periodically published material such as censuses. Also describes research projects, stating their objectives, products, and use of the information obtained. Current publications of the IBGE are listed at: http://www.ibge.org or http://www.ibge.gov. br
HA 37 B86 E77 1993 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Goyer, Doreen S., and Eliane Domschke. The Handbook of National Population Censuses: Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1983.
Information about the censuses for each country of the areas mentioned in the title. Entry for each one (including Brazil) provides a chronological list of censuses conducted, and details about it, such as the historical context, methods of data collection, and changes in coverage from the previous census. Complete bibliographic information about census publications is not included, but can be found in The International Population Census Bibliography, by the same authors (below).
HA 36 G67 1983 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

________, and ________. The International Population Census Bibliography: Revision and Update, 1945-1977. New York, Academic Press, 1980.
A bibliography of "all known, bona fide, national population censuses," published 1945-1977 for all nations, including Brazil.
HA 36 G693 1980 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Hartness, Ann. Subject Guide to Statistics in the Presidential Reports of the Brazilian Provinces, 1830-1889. Austin: Institute of Latin American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 1977.
Combines a bibliography of the annual reports of the provincial presidents to the legislatures, with a subject index to the considerable amount of statistical material found in the reports.
HA 977 G73 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Mercosul: inventário das estatísticas nacionais. Mercosur: inventário de las estadísticas nacionales. 4 vols. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1994.
A guide to official statistical publications of the Mercosul countries on a wide range of topics: population, work, income, health, nutrition, justice, public security, political participation, education, agriculture, energy, business, industry, public finance, foreign trade, and others. Vol. 2 is devoted to Brazil.
HA 935 M47 1994 V.2 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Revista DOCPOP: resumos sobre população no Brasil. 13 vols. 1982-1995. São Paulo: Fundação Sistema Estadual de Análise de Dados--SEADE.
A semi-annual bibliography of current publications on population in Brazil: Includes indexes by subject, author, conference, publisher, and periodical title, and a glossary of acronyms. Ceased publication in 1995, but useful for the period that it covers. SEADE publications are listed online at: http://www.seade.gov.br
HB 2653 R484 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

GENERAL STATISTICAL COMPILATIONS*

Statistical Abstract of Latin America. Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, Los Angeles. 1955-.
Comparative social, economic, and political statistics for all Latin American countries published annually, frequently covering several years. The Benson Collection has a nearly complete run of this publication to date.
HA 935 S8 LAC -- Latest edition in Latin American Reference Collection; others in Benson Collection stacks.

Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe. Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean. Santiago, Chile: United Nations, Economic Commission for LatinAmerica, 1985-.
Bilingual compilation of social, demographic, and economic data for all Latin American countries, including Brazil. The Benson Collection has a nearly complete run of this publication to date.
HA 755 A53 LAC -- Latest edition in Latin American Reference Collection; others in Benson Collection stacks

Anuário estatístico do Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Fundacão IBGE. v, 1-, 1908/1912-.
An annual compilation covering the physical characteristics of Brazil, and its population, economy, and social, cultural, administrative, and political aspects. After the first volume (covering 1908/1912) was issued, publication was suspended for the years 1913-1935. The Benson Collection has most editions from 1937 to the present.
HA 971 A32 LAC -- Latest edition in Latin American Reference Collection; others in Benson Collection stacks

Brasil: comparações internacionais. Brazil: International Comparisons. 2.a ed. revista. Rio de Janeiro: Confederação Nacional da Indústria, 1995.
Compares Brazilian social and economic indicators with those of selected countries which are structurally similar to Brazil, using statistical tables and graphics. Text in Portuguese and English. Cites the sources of data. First edition issued in 1991.
HC 186 B636 1995 -- Benson Collection stacks

Brasil em números. vol. 1-, 1992-. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística--IBGE, Centro de Documentação e Disseminação de Informações--CDDI, 1992-.
A statistical compilation which condenses the detailed demographic, economic, and social data presented in the Anuário estatístico do Brasil (above). Most recent edition available: 1997.
HA 984 B7252 LAC -- Latest edition in Latin American Reference Collection; others in Benson Collection stacks

HISTORICAL STATISTICS

NOTE: General compilations of historical statistics are cited here; historical economic statistics are listed in the section, "Economic Statistics."

Ludwig, Armin K. Brazil: A Handbook of Historical Statistics. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1985.
Demographic, economic, and social statistical series for the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Time periods covered vary according to the data available.
HA 984 L83 1985 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Séries estatísticas retrospectivas. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação IBGE: 1986-.
A series of retrospective statistics published in observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Volumes 1 and 2 are facsimile editions. Vol. 1: Repertório estatístico do Brasil: quadros retrospetivos, no. 1. Volume 2: O Brasil, suas riquezas, issued in three volumes: tomo 1: Introdução; indústria extrativa (1907); tomo 2: Indústria agrícola (1908); tomo 3: Indústria de transportes; indústrial fabril (Rio de Janeiro: Centro Industrial do Brasil: 1909). Vol. 3: Estatísticas históricas do Brasil: séries economicas, demográficas e sociais de 1550 a 1985 (1987) A second, updated edition of Volume 3 was also issued: Estatísticas históricas do Brasil: séries economicas, demográficas e sociais de 1550 a 1988 (HA 984 S47 1990 V.3 LAC).
HA 984 S47 1986 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Que Brasil é este? Manual de indicadores políticos e sociais. São Paulo: Vértice, 1990.
A statistical profile of Brasil, 1940-1987, through demographic, economic, social, and political indicators
HN 284 Q4 1990 LAC -- Benson Collection Stacks

BRAZILIAN STATES

Each Brazilian state publishes a statistical yearbook which is a compilation of demographic and socio-economic data at the state and município levels. The Benson Collection has many, although not all of these yearbooks. Their titles vary slightly from state to state and from time to time within states: Anuário estatístico do Estado do Espírito Santo, Anuário estatístico do Rio Grande do Norte, Anuário estatístico de Minas Gerais, etc. Therefore, it is best to locate them by performing a title key word search in UTCAT. Example: tk anuário estatístico São Paulo.

POPULATION

Census reports

Censo demografico, 1991 resultados preliminares. Rio de Janeiro: IBGE, 1992.
A one-volume compilation which condenses some of the data found in the publications below.
HA 974 1991A LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

The following three reports of the most recent census (1991) were issued in sets of 28 volumes each, with one volume for Brazil as a whole, and one for the federal district and for each state or territory. Earlier census reports can be found under the subject, Brazil--Census, [date].

Censo demográfico 1991: resultados do universo relativos as características da população e dos domicílios. 28 vols. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação IBGE.1994.
HA 974 1991E LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Censo demográfico 1991: características gerais da população e instrução: resultados da amostra. 28 vols. Rio de Janeiro: IBGE, 1996?
This compilation of data collected in the 1991 census covers marriage, mortality, families, and the labor force, as well as levels of education of the populace.
In process for Benson Latin American Collection

Censo demografico 1991: famílias e domicílios: resultados da amostra. 28 vols. Rio de Janeiro: IBGE, 1997.
HA 974 1991E LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Other population statistics

Contagem da população, 1996. Rio de Janeiro: IBGE, 1997. 724 p. and 1 CD-ROM.
V. 1: Resultados relativos a sexo da população e situação da unidade domiciliar; V. 2: Resultados relativos a população e aos domicílios. V. 1, which was the only one available at the BLAC is accompanied by a CD-ROM. A version of this publication, as well as some of the other recent publications of the IBGE, are available on the Internet at http://www.ibge.org or at http://www.ibge.gov. br.
HA 974 1996 C66 V.1 TEXT LAC-Z Rare Books Reading Room
HA 974 1996 C66 V.1 CD-ROM LAC-Z Rare Books Reading Room

Cor da população: síntese de indicadores, 1982/1990. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação IBGE, Departamento de Emprego e Rendimento, 1995. 115 p.

Statistical tables, graphics, and explanatory text present socio-economic data for different age and color groups of the population for Brazil as a whole and for the five major geographic regions.
HB 3563 C67 1995 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Estimativas anuais de população (1980-2010): regiões brasileiras versus situação de domicílio. Brasília: Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada, 1991. unpaged. (Documento avulso, no. 2)
Population estimates by gender, by age groups, and by urban and rural areas.
HD 7323 A3 E875 1991 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Inmigración y estadísticas en el Cono Sur de América: Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Uruguay. México, DF: Organización de los Estados Americanos, Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia, 1990. (Serie inmigración vol. 6; Publicación no. 452)
Immigration to Brazil, 1820-1940, is quantitatively summarized through statistical tables, graphics, and text (pages 85-197). Information such as the numbers of immigrants, their countries of origin, professions, etc., are based on census reports and other records.
JV 7442 I48 1990 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

VITAL STATISTICS, HEALTH, AND NUTRITION

Brasil Pesquisa Nacional sobre Demografia e Saúde, 1996. Rio de Janeiro: Sociedade Civil Bem-Estar Familiar no Brasil--BEMFAM; Calverton, MD: Programa de Pesquisas de Demografia e Saúde (DHS) Macro International, Inc., 1997.
Statistical tables and accompanying text cover fertility, family planning, maternal and child health, nutrition, and mortality in relation to demographic, social, and economic factors.
HB 973 A3 B7 1997 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks
Estatísticas do registro civil. vol. 1-, 1974-. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1979-.
An annual compilation of statistics for marriages, births, and deaths registered at national, state, and município levels. The BLAC collection of this publication is complete from 1974 to the present.
HA 973 E87 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Fecundidade: 1984. 5 vols. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística--IBGE, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Emprego e Rendimento, 1991.
Fertility statistics based on the Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios of 1984.
HB 973 F43 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Mortalidade, Brasil. 1992-. Brasília: Ministério da Saude, Fundação Nacional de Saúde, 1996-.
Mortality statistics by cause of death for Brazil as a whole, each state, and the capital city of each state. Continues: Estatísticas de mortalidade, Brasil (annual) 1979-1991, at the same classification number.
HB 1393 E87 LAC Benson Collection stacks

Pesquisa Nacional sobre Saúde e Nutrição: perfil de crescimento da população brasileira de 0 a 25 anos. Brasília: Instituto Nacional de Alimentação e Nutrição, 1990.
Statistics and graphs which analyze factors related to the stature of Brazilians of different age groups, geographic regions, and income levels.
QP 84 P475 1990 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

SOCIAL STATISTICS

Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios, vol. 1-, 1976-. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1976-.
A compilation of socio-economic data based on a sample of households, which is usually published annually. Covers education, the labor force, working conditions, income, housing, and family composition. A similar survey was published quarterly under the same title, 1967-1973. The Benson Collection holdings of the PNAD are complete, 1976-present.
HD 7323 A3 P47 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios: cor da população. 5 vols. Rio de Janeiro: Secretaria de Planejamento e Coordenação da Geografia e Estatística, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Emprego e Rendimento, 1990.
The PNAD incorporated questions about skin color into its questionnaire for the first time in the 1987 survey, and this publications reveals the data gathered. Volume 1 covers Brasil e grandes regiões; the others deal with several major metropolitan areas and most of the states.
HD 7323 A3 P472 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Jones, Theresa P. Brazil: A Poverty Assessment. 2 vols. n.p.: World Bank, 1995. (Report No. 14323-BR)
Analyzes poverty in Brazil through text and statistical tables, covering a wide variety of topics: child and rural poverty, labor market indicators, education, housing, diet, head of household and family characteristics, public social spending, distribution of social insurance benefits, and many others. Vol. 1: Main Report; Vol. 2: Annexes.
HC 190 P6 B729 1995 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Anuário estatístico da previdencia social: AEPS. vol. 1-, 1992-. Brasília: Ministério da Previdencia Social, Empresa de Processamento de Dados da Previdencia Social--DATAPREV, 1993-.
Statistics related to social security: retirements, pensions, services provided, work-related accidents, finances, and other topics. LAC has a complete run of anuários published to date (1992-1996). Check http://www.mpas.gov.br for an electronic version of the most recent edition of this publication.
HD 7152 A8 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Blay, Eva Alterman; Helena Mitsuko Uehara; Mário Eduardo Viaro. Perfil da mulher brasileira. São Paulo: Universidade de São Paulo, Núcleo dos Estudos da Mulher e Relações Sociais de Genero, 1990.
A statistical profile of Brazilian women in the areas of demography, health, economics, the labor market, education, politics, and domestic violence. Includes bibliography.
HQ 1542 B43 1990 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Mulheres latinoamericanas em dados: Brasil. Santiago: Instituto de la Mujer, Ministerio de Asuntos Sociales de España; Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO, 1993.
The socio-economic position of women in Brazil is summarized in text, statistical tables, and graphics in this volume which is part of a multinational project with participation by nineteen Latin American countries.
HQ 1542 M8517 1993 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Perfil estatístico de crianças e mães no Brasil: sistema de acompanhamento da situação sócio-economica de crianças e adolescentes, 1987. 2 vols. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1990.
Economic and social data for children and adolescents from birth to seventeen years of age is presented in a series of twenty tables in each of two volumes: 1: Brasil: grandes regiões e regiões metropolitanas and 2: Unidades da Federação . The content of this publication parallels Perfil estatístico de crianças e mães no Brasil: sistema de acompanhamento da situação sócio-economica de crianças e adolescentes, 1981, 1983, 1986 (6 vols. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação IBGE, 1988-1989; HQ 792 B7 P48 1989 LAC)
HQ 792 B7 P48 1990 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

O mapa da criança: a indigencia entre as crianças e os adolescentes. 2 vols. Coordenadora: Anna Maria T.M. Paliano. Brasília: Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada, 1993. (Documento de política, no. 19)
Statistics related to poverty among minors. Volume 1 is devoted to spatial distribution of poverty by macrorregião and state, and to the activities of children (work, study, etc.). Volume 2 quantifies the distribution of poverty among minors by município, age, and in relation to all minors.
HV 747 B9 M36 1993 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Municípios brasileiros: crianças e suas condições de sobrevivencia: censo demografico de 1991. Brasília: Fundo das Nações Unidas para a Infancia--UNICEF; Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística--IBGE, 1994.
Statistical tables, explanatory text, and graphics survey the socio-economic situation of children by state and by município. The data covers such topics as children in homes earning up to one salário mínimo, those in households whose heads have less than one year of education, and those without access to adequate water supplies.
HQ 792 B7 M86 1994 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

ECONOMIC STATISTICS

Contemporary economic statistics

Country Profile: Brazil. London: EIU, the Economist Intelligence Unit.1987-.
Summarizes national economic indicators with multi-year comparisons and selected social and political data. Annual.
HC 186 A6 Q3512 LAC -- Latest edition in Periodicals Reading Area; others in Benson Collection stacks

Síntese da economia brasileira. Synthesis of the Brazilian Economy. 1991-. Rio de Janeiro: Confederação Nacional do Comércio, Departamento Economico, 1991-. Annual.
A statistical summary of the Brazilian economy with text in Portuguese and English. Covers each sector of the domestic economy, the balance of payments, exports and imports, trade with specific countries, and foreign investment in Brazil by country. Most recent edition available: 1997
HC 186 S547 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Economia brasileira: comparações regionais. Rio de Janeiro: Confederação Nacional da Indústria, Departamento Economico, Divisão de Desenvolvimento Regional.
Statistical tables and graphic representations compare regions or states. Gross domestic product, manufacturing and extractive industries, production of selected products, small business, electric energy, taxes, foreign trade, and physical, demographic and social aspects are the subjects covered. Most recent edition available at BLAC: 1996. Published irregularly.
HC 186 E245 LAC -- Benson collection stacks

Retrospective. Rio de Janeiro: Associação Nacional das Instituições do Mercado Aberto--ANDIMA.
An annual compilation of statistics related to many aspects of the Brazilian economy: financial markets, privatization, the domestic funded debt, monetary indicators, public finance, price indexes, economic activity, social indicators, the foreign sector, the international economy, and MERCOSUL. Title varies: Brazil ... Retrospective. Also issued in Portuguese: Retrospectiva (HG 2886 R48 LAC).
HG 2886 R4813 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Boletim do Banco Central do Brasil. Brasília: Departamento Economico do Banco Central do Brasil,
1967-.
This monthly publication is comprised chiefly of current statistics related to economic activity, financial markets, public finance, the foreign sector of the economy, the international economy, and economic policy. The title has varied slightly over the years, but all are located at the classification number below. The Benson Collection has most issues since its beginning in 1967.
HG 2886 B36 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Historical economic statistics

Cambio. Rio de Janeiro: Associação Nacional das Instituições do Mercado Aberto--ANDIMA, 1994? (Séries históricas)
A record of the parity of Brazilian money with the American dollar month-by-month from 1889 through 1994. Includes not only the official exchange rate, but rates for the dólar livre, dólar paralelo, dólar flutuante, etc.
HG 3933 C35 1994 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Dívida pública. Rio de Janeiro: ANDIMA, 1994? (Séries históricas)
Text, statistical tables, and graphics provide a historical summary of the public debt, 1887-1993. Statistics for earlier years are summarized, while those for more recent times are presented month-by-month.
HJ 8579 D48 1994 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Inflação. Rio de Janeiro: Associação Nacional das Instituições do Mercado Aberto--ANDIMA, 1993? (Séries históricas)
Statistics on inflation during the Empire (1822-1889) and during the administration of each president of the Republic. A summary of the highlights of each administration, especially the factors which influenced inflation, accompanies the statistics. Also provides data on various price indexes and the cost of living over long periods of time.
HG 832 I48 1994 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

General statistics

Anuário dos trabalhadores. 1993-. São Paulo: Departamento Intersindical de Estatística e Estudos Sócio-Economicos--DIEESE, 1993-.
A compilation of statistical data intended to put pertinent information at the fingertips of labor leaders and workers. Covers the cost of living, social and economic indicators, the labor force, unions, strikes, work-related accidents and deaths, and other topics. Most recent edition available in BLAC: 4.a ed., 1996/97
HN 281 A584 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Anuário RAIS [relação anual de informações sociais]. Brasília: Ministério do Trabalho, Secretaria Geral.
Detailed statistics related to employment, remuneration, and the reporting establishments. Issued annually in a six volume set covering Brazil as a whole and each of its five regions. Date of publication may lag several years behind the date of coverage. Most recent edition available in BLAC: 1992
HD 5752 R442 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Pesquisa anual de comércio. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Comércio e Serviços, 1988-.
Retail trade statistics. Most recent edition in BLAC: 1992; there is a lag of several years between year of coverage and date of publication
HF 3401 P47 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Balança comercial brasileira-Mercosul. Rio de Janeiro: Secretaria de Comércio Exterior, Departamento de Operações de Comercio Exterior.
Current and retrospective trade statistics with Brazil's MERCOSUL partners: Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Issues for 1997 in BLAC.
HF 3408 M5 B34 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Indicadores da produção industrial, 1971-1990. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Indústria, 1991. (Estatísticas básicas: Séries retrospectivas no. 2).
Profiles industrial production for a twenty-year period through series of detailed statistics.
HC 187 I53 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Indicadores de emprego, salário e valor da produção industrial, 1990-1994. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Indústria, 1995. (Estatísticas básicas: Séries retrospectivas no. 3. Suplemento 1)
Updates the publication listed below.
HC 187 I524 1995 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Indicadores de emprego, salário e valor da produção industrial, 1971-1990. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Indústria, 1992. (Estatísticas básicas: Séries retrospectivas no. 3)
Detailed statistics related to the labor supply, employment, wages, and industrial productivity for a twenty-year period. A five-year update is listed above.
HC 187 I523 1992 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Specific businesses and industries

Many industries publish yearbooks or other compilations of statistics. Those listed here are a sample of what is available. Check UTCAT for statistics related to other industries. A few key word searches are suggested on page 13 as examples.

Perfil das empresas estatais, 1986-. Brasília: Secretaria de Coordenação e Controle das Empresas Estatais.
This annual profile of state enterprises in text, statistics, and graphics, provides aggregate data; rankings of the ten largest based on various criteria; consolidated financial data by sector; profiles of the major groups, such as PETROBRAS; and profiles for individual companies. Earlier title (1981-1985): Cadastro das empresas estatais. Most recent edition available: 1993; there is a lag of several years between year of coverage and date of publication.
HD 4091 C122 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Anuário estatístico EMBRATUR. Brasília: Ministério da Indústria, do Comércio e do Turismo, Instituto Brasileiro de Turismo--EMBRATUR.
Annual statistics related to international and domestic tourists, tourist agencies, airport traffic, economic results of tourism, and other topics. Covers Brazil as a whole, as well states with important tourist industries.
G 155 B7 A23 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Anuario mineral brasileiro, 1- 1972-. Rio de Janeiro: Departamento Nacional da Producao Mineral.
An annual covering all aspects of mineral production for the five most recent years: Data for each mineral: quantity produced, quantity of sales, value of sales in US dollars, reserves, imports, and exports. BLAC has a complete set: 1972-present.
TN 41 A43 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Sumário mineral. Brasília : Departamento Nacional da Produção Mineral, 1981-.
Statistics for the reserves and production of Brazil's many minerals with economic value for the three most recent years. Also compares Brazil with other countries which produce each mineral. Although this is an annual, publication for a given year is sometimes delayed. BLAC has a complete set: 1981-present.
HD 9506 B72 S75 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Anuário estatístico da indústria siderúrgica brasileira. IBS Yearbook. 1974-. Rio de Janeiro: Instituto Brasileiro de Siderúrgia.
Steel industry statistics covering production, domestic sales, exports, imports, consumption, raw materials, and other topics. In English and Portuguese. Most recent edition in BLAC: 1995.
HD 9524 B8 I55B LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Anuário estatístico, indústria automobilística brasileira. Statistical Yearbook, Brazilian Automotive Industry. São Paulo: Associação Nacional dos Fabricantes de Veículos Automotores--ANFAVEA, 1986-.
Provides a wide range of statistics related to the Brazilian automobile industry. Covers the transportation system; an economic and social overview of the industry, its structure, production, and the domestic and foreign markets for vehicles. Also provides comparative international data. Most recent edition in BLAC: 1997.
HD 9710 B8 I532 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Perfil da indústria do fumo. 1979-. Rio de Janeiro: Associação Brasileira da Indústria do Fumo--ABIFUMO.
An annual statistical profile of the Brazilian tobacco industry, comparing it with other countries. Some editions are bilingual in English and Portuguese. Title varies: Perfil da indústria brasileira do fumo. Most recent edition in BLAC: 1998.
HD 9144 B7 P47 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

PUBLIC FINANCE

Brazil. Laws, statutes, etc. Orçamento da união. Brasília, Secretaria de Planejamento, Secretaria Geral.
The annual budget outlines government appropriations for its programs.
Most recent edition in the Benson Collection: 1996
HJ 32 A292 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks
Balanço geral da união. Brasília: Ministério da Fazenda, Secretaria do Tesouro Nacional.
Appropriations and expenditures of government funds. Most recent edition in BLAC: 1993.
-Q- HJ 32 A39 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Arrecadação dos tributos federais. Brasília, Ministério da Fazenda, Secretaria da Receita Federal, Coordenação do Sistema de Informações Economico-Fiscais, 1974-.
This publication and the one below deal with taxation and collection of taxes at the federal level BLAC has annual compilation for most years, 1974-1991.
HJ 32 A518A LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Estatística básica de arrecadação. Brasilía, Coordenação do Sistema de Informações Economico-Fiscais. 1980-.
BLAC has issues for 1980-1992.
HJ 32 E926 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Indicadores nacionais de ciencia & tecnologia. National Indicators of Science & Technology. Brasília: Ministério de Ciencia e Tecnologia.
Statistics and graphics related to science and technology: expenditures, researchers, scholarships, doctoral degrees completed, number of patents granted, and other topics. Includes comparisons with other countries. Text in Portuguese and English. Latest edition available covers 1990-1995.
Q 180 B7 I53 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

INFRASTRUCTURE

Anuário estatístico dos transportes. Brasília: Empresa Brasileira de Planejamento de Transportes.
Statistics related to several means of transportation: air, railroads, roads, urban transportation, and dutoviários (gas pipelines, etc.). Includes useful maps. Most recent edition available: 1997.
-Q- HE 48 E677 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Brazilian Energy Balance. Brasília: Ministério de Minas e Energia, 1996-.
"Shows the energy flows of different primary and secondary sources, from the production to the final consumption in every sector of the Brazilian economy" (Introduction). Each report covers the past fifteen years. This publication was issued under a different title, National energy balance, until 1995. BLAC has most editions under both titles since 1976 at the same classification number. It is also published in Portuguese: Balanço energético nacional and BLAC has all editions, 1975-1995. (HD 9502 B72 A255 LAC)
HD 9502 B72 A257 LAC-- Benson Collection stacks

AGRICULTURE

Levantamento sistemático da produção agrícola. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística--IBGE, Directoria de Pesquisas, Departamento de Agropecuária.
Provides detailed monthly statistics for crop estimates and production, and general comparisons with harvests of the previous year and the previous five years. Most recent issue in BLAC: 1997.
SB 87 B8 L48 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Produção agrícola municipal, 1974-. Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística--IBGE.
Annual statistics of agricultural production at the município level, issued in a multi-volume work with one volume for Brazil as a whole, and a volume for each state. Continues Produção agrícola. BLAC has editions for most years, 1979-1994; time lag between date of coverage and date of publication.
S 191 C43A LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

EDUCATION

Pre-School, Elementary, and Secondary Education, and Literacy Training

Informe estatistico 1996. 7 v. Brasilia: Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais--INEP: 1997.
Statistics and illustrative graphics provide an overview of preschool, elementary, and secondary education, as well as illiteracy and literacy training at the national, regional, and state levels.
LB 2846 I538 1997 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Sinopse estatística: educação fundamental. Brasília: Ministério da Educação e do Desporto, Secretaria de Administração Geral, Coordenação do Sistema Estatístico da Educação.
Title varies slightly: Sinopse estatística: educação fundamental. Most recent edition available: 1994.
LA 557 S533 1994 LAC Benson Collection stacks

Sinopse estatística: educação média. Brasília: Ministério da Educação e do Desporto, Secretaria de Administração Geral, Coordenação do Sistema Estatístico da Educação. Title varies slightly: Sinopse estatística: educação média. Most recent edition available: 1994.
LA 557 S54 1994 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Sinopse estatística de classes de alfabetização e educação pré-escolar. Brasília: Ministério da Educação e do Desporto, Secretaria de Administração Geral, Coordenação do Sistema Estatístico da Educação.
Covers general data, educational establishments, teachers, and students. Most recent edition available: 1993.
LB 1140.25 B6 S56 LAC-- Benson Collection stacks

Higher Education

Avaliação da pós-graduação. Brasília: Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior--CAPES.
Statistics on courses offered in Brazil at the graduate level. At the time of this writing BLAC had editions for 1993 and 1996. See also Situação da pós-graduação, 1995 (LB 2371 B7A 1995 LAC).
LB 2371.6 B6 A93 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Boletim de dados físicos e orçamentários: instituições federais de ensino superior supervisionadas pelo MEC. Brasília: Ministério da Educação e do Desporto. Secretaria de Educação Superior.
Statistical tables and graphics provide quantitative data about federal universities and other federal institutions of higher education. Data is presented for each institution, as well as for regions, and for Brazil as a whole. Broad areas covered are undergraduate and graduate courses, faculty and administrative personnel, research, extension courses, libraries, other institutions associated with universities (such as hospitals) budgets, and miscellaneous indicators. Most recent edition available: 1993.
LA 558 B65 LAC-- Benson Collection stacks

Distribuição espacial do ensino superior no Brasil: mapas e quadros, 1992. Brasília: Ministério da Educação e do Desporto, Secretaria de Educação Superior; Goiania: Universidade Federal de Goiás, 1994. 53 p.
Maps and tables depict and quantify the availability and distribution of higher education in Brazil by providing data for each state and state capital: the number of students enrolled; the number enrolled per 1000 inhabitants, the number of students enrolled in various courses (law, engineering, education, etc.); and the number enrolled in various courses per 1000 inhabitants.
-Q- LB 2329.8 B6 D57 1994 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Sinopse estatística da educação superior: graduação. Brasília: Ministério da Educação e do Desporto, Secretaria de Administração Geral, Coordenação do Sistema Estatístico da Educação.
Statistical data for undergraduate education. Most recent edition available in BLAC: 1994.
LA 558 S562 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Sistema de Informações sobre as Universidades Brasileiras. Brasília: Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras, 1993.
A statistical compilation for 1991 covering a broad range of topics related to IES (instituições do ensino superior): faculty and students, entrance examinations, graduates, budgets, libraries and other services, university presses, extension programs, and others. The first edition of this publication, Sistema de Informações sobre as Universidades, which covered the year 1986, was published in 1987.
LA 558 S57 1991 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Other Education and Cultural Statistics

Ferreira, Fernando Franco. Atletismo: jogos e campeonatos escolares brasileiros; dados estatísticos e informativos. Brasília: 1992.
A compilation of sports statistics for the Jogos Escolares Brasileiros in the years 1980-1990. Also includes data on participation in the competition by state.
GV 237 F47 1992 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Hirschberg, Alice Irene, and Lia Reismann Pruks. Analfabetismo, o grande não: estatísticas do analfabetismo no mundo, no Brasil e no Estado de São Paulo. São Paulo: Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Educação, Diretoria Técnica, Centro de Documentação e Informação para a Educação, 1990. (Apoio, 4)
Statistics on illiteracy and the socio-economic milieu in which it exists. Accompanied by four posters which depict illiteracy in the world, in the regions of Brazil, and in the state of São Paulo through maps and charts.
LC 155 B7 H57 1990 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

Sinopse dos dados sobre despesas em educação, cultura e desporto: prefeituras municipais. Brasília: Ministério da Educação, Secretaria de Administração Geral, Coordenação Geral de Planejamento Setorial, Coordenação de Informações para o Planejamento.
Tables recording the amount of federal assistance to each município in Brazil for education, culture, and recreation, as well as summaries at the regional and state levels. Amounts are not broken down by individual categories, such as education. Most recent edition avaliable: 1990.
LB 2826.6 B6 S573 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

The major source for Brazilian statistics at the national level is the Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, commonly known as the IBGE. Its website, which presents information in both Portuguese and English, can be accessed at: http://www.ibge.gov.br or http://www.ibge.org

The following website provides access to many government agencies although the visual clutter of the background makes some of it illegible: http://www.oab-rj.com.br/governo.html

Links to websites providing information about many aspects of Brazil, including statistical data, are available through UT-LANIC: http://lanic.utexas.edu

The website of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade is a good resource for locating economic information about Brazil: http://lanic.utexas.edu/cswht/

Viberti, Gilberto. Guia Internet Brasil 98. Rio de Janeiro: Axcel Books do Brasil, 1998.
This printed directory provides website addresses for many Brazilian government agencies, institutions, and organizations which may provide statistics. Although it does not describe the content of the websites, it is an excellent source for a quick overview of the broad extent of Brazil's participation in the Internet.
ZA 4201 G85o1998 LAC -- Benson Collection stacks

SUBJECT KEY WORDS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH

Search UTCAT, the online catalog, using subject key word searches (sk) in following combinations of words in any order to locate other statistical publications. The following suggestions are only a selection of the many possibilities.

[state name] statistics; Example: pernambuco statistics

brazil automobile industry statistics

brazil transportation statistics.

brazil mineral industries statistics.

brazil statistics periodicals

brazil economic conditions statistics

brazil commerce statistics

brazil social conditions statistics

brazil agriculture economic aspects statistics

brazil revenue statistics periodicals

brazil taxation statistics periodicals

brazil gross national product

brazil finance statistics periodicals

brazil credit statistics periodicals

brazil industry statistics

brazil coffee statistics

brazil steel industry trade statistics

brazil publishing statistics

* Although most entries in this bibliography list the dates of the library's holdings, both new and older editions of annuals and issues of periodicals are constantly added to the library. Therefore, both UTCAT and the shelves should be checked for additions.



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