A population census is being held in Brazil in 2010 called the XII Population Census, a survey covering the entire country with the population profile and characteristics of their households. 17/08/2010
IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) will hold in 2010 the XII Population Census, which aims to provide the big picture in breadth and depth of the Brazilian population and its socioeconomic characteristics and at the same time, the basis on which should settle all public and private planning of the next decade in Brazil.
The 2010 Census is a survey of the entire body of the country with the population profile and characteristics of their households, that is, it will show us how the Brazilians are, where they are and how they live.
The preparatory phase of the census operation began in 2007 and his works were intensified from 2008. The collection is set to begin on 1 August 2010 and early disclosure of results in December of that year.