Brazil’s population has reached 207,660,929.

Brazil’s population has reached 207,660,929, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) reported in 2017. Last year, the IBGE annual survey found the population at 206.08 million.

São Paulo remains the state with the largest population, (45,094,866), up from 44.75 million last year. Another five states have larger than 10 million populations—Minas Gerais (21,119,536), Rio de Janeiro (16,718,956), Bahia (15,344,447), Rio Grande do Sul (11,322,895) and Paraná (11,320, 892).

Acre (829,600), Amapá (797,700), and Roraima (522,600) are the only three states with populations smaller than 1 million. They are all part of Brazil’s North region.

Jornalista por formação, Professora de Inglês (TEFL, Teaching English as a Foreigner Language). Estudou Media Studies na Goldsmiths University Of London e tem vasta experiência como Jornalista da área internacional, tradutora e professora de Inglês. Poliglota, já acompanhou a visita de vários presidentes estrangeiros ao Brasil. Morou e trabalhou 15 anos fora do país.