Brazilian sees worsening economy, inflation and unemployment

Brazilian sees worsening economy, inflation and unemployment


Brazilians believe that the Brazilian economy has worsened under the government of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) and predict more inflation and unemployment ahead, according to the Datafolha survey, released this Monday (25). The survey was carried out on March 19 and 20 with 2,002 voters in 147 municipalities.

According to the survey, there was an increase among those who believe that the economy worsened from December to March this year, the percentage went from 35% to 41%, while those who perceived an improvement fell from 33% to 28% in the same period. At least 60% of Brazilians predict that inflation will increase from now on, while 46% predict an increase in unemployment.

The assessment of the worsening of the economy was greater in the age group from 35 to 44 years old (from 35% to 46%) and from 45 to 59 years old (from 32% to 42%). In the youngest age group, there was a decline from 37% to 33%.

Among the regions, the one that showed the greatest perception of worsening in the economy was the South region (47% compared to 44%), followed by the Southeast (43%, compared to 35%) and North/Central-West (49%, compared to 40%). %). In the Northeast region, 30% believe that the Brazilian economy has worsened in recent months.

In relation to Lula’s voters, 16% see a worsening in the country’s economic scenario, with fluctuations in relation to the previous survey (13%). Among Jair Bolsonaro (PL) voters, this perception jumped from 59% to 69%.

In the assessment of the personal economic situation, the rate of those reporting an improvement fell from 35% to 28%, and the perception of worsening fluctuated from 26% to 28%. For 44%, the situation was stable (it was 38% in December last year).

Since the expectation that the economy will improve in the coming months fell from 47% to 39%, with an increase from 22% to 27% in the opposite trend, of economic worsening. A portion of 32% see stability (in December, 29%), and 2% had no opinion.


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