Statistics About Brazil
In 2006, UNICEF estimated that 9,100,000 children in Brazil are living in poverty
Up to 8 million children live and/or work on the streets.
About 42% of Brazilian children live in poverty.
Approximately 1/8 of all Brazilian children live on the streets.
In 2010, there were 473,600 people incarcerated in Brazilian prisons and jails. Drugs are responsible for 85,000 of the total tally.