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Transcript of Brazil

The Country of...

Population of 200 674 130
Not many people live over the age of 85.
The majority of the population is aged between 25 and 29.
The male and female population are very similar.
The population density is 2.35
Most of the population lives near the ocean. Few people live north of the Manaus river.
The sparsest is 1 person per km where as in some countries that would be a reasonable population.
The Quality of Life
The population density is 2.35 people per km
Birth Rate of 2012: 17.48
Death Rate of 2012: 6.38
Fertility Rate of 2012: 1.82
Infant Mortality Rate of 2012: 20.5
Dilma Rousseff: President of Brazil
Inaugurated on January 1 2011
As of late march 2013, she has a high approval rating of 63%
Ranked second on Forbes' 2013 list of most powerful women
Pelé: Best Player of all time
Won 3 out of Brazil's 5 world cups
Named Football Player of the Century
The employment rate of Brazil is: 79.7% for men and 59.9% for women
Women make up about 40% of the workforce. They usually have the lower paid jobs, such as: teaching and nursing.

In Brazil, many people work in industry. Brazil has well-developed industries of mining and service.
Their unemployment rate is 5.4. Compared to Canada which is 6.9
est. 2012
Brazil has many industrial centers for car companies. Some of these
are Ford and Volkswagen.
The life expectancy rates: Male: 69 years Female: 76 years All: 72 years
Healthcare is funded by their government.
The private healthcare system costs money but it has shorter waits and better care.
Educational buildings are often neglected and dilapidated.
Public schools often lack heat and plumbing.
Elementary school starts at the age of 6 and end at the age of 14.
School is only mandatory from the age of 7 to 14.
The Brazilian literacy rate is: 98.5
Religion in Brazil is very diverse. Three quarters of the population consider themselves to be Roman Catholics.
There are more Catholics in Brazil than anywhere else in the world.
There are other religions in Brazil however.
For Example: Jewish, Muslim,and Buddhism.

The Federal government regulates this country's education.
There are 1.8 Physicians in Brazil per 1,000 people.
Est. 2003
Health expenditures takes up 9% of the GDP.
Est. 2009
Wars in Brazil
Although Brazil isn't involved in any wars as of now,
they have been part of many important ones in the past.
In 1822-1823 Brazil fought for their independence from Portugal in the Brazil Independence War.
Brazil was also part of the massive World War One and World War Two
Climates in Brazil differ in each region:

The North region is very warm and hot. Yearly medium temperatures range from 24° to 26°C. This region rains in Summer and Fall.

The Northeast region is hot as well. This region averages between 20° and 28°C. In the winter time the temperature drops to around 12°- 16° C

The Southeast region has varied temperatures. The region has a yearly average between 20° and 24°C. In the winter season, it ranges from -4° to 20° C.

The South region has a warm climate. The average temperature is between 14° C and 22° C. In the winter it averages around 10°-15° C.

The Middle-West Region is another warm region in Brazil. The average temperature is about 20° to 22°C. Their winters are very interesting. The medium temp. averages around 15° to 24°C.The lowest winter temp. averages around 8° and 18°C.

Arable Land is land that is used
to plant crops and harvest them
in the same agricultural year.
Permanent crops are produced from plants that last much longer than other plants and crops, these plants don't have to be replanted for many seasons.
Other is any land that isn't arable, or in the permanent crop category.
Political Unrest
Earlier this year in June while the Confederation's Cup was going on,there was a lot of protesting. This was because of dissatisfaction with the government. They protested because of "corruption ", bad public services, and the lack of investment for education and health. The government were spending more money on the World and Confederation's Cups than than
health and education.
Natural Resources
Brazil has a wide array of natural resources:
Natural Disasters
: The total value of provided goods and produced products
during a year.

Brazil's gross domestic product has grown a lot over the last decade. In 2000 this number was at $644.7 Billion US dollars. Halfway through the decade the GDP was $882.2 Billion Us Dollars. In 2012 this number was at an all time high of $2.253 Trillion USD. Compared to Canada this number was larger. Canada had a GDP of $1.821 Trillion USD. However comparing Canada's to the other Brazilian GDPs Canada's was higher.
National Debt
Brazil's national debt was $1,514,655,191,257 USD in 2012. The percentage of public debt per GDP is 54.6% In Canada, their 2012 national debt was $1,606,562,021,858 USD. The percentage of public debt per Gdp is 86.2%. Comparing these two countries, Brazil had the lower debt.
Brazil is comprised of many different landforms,some of which include:
One of the worlds longest rivers
The amazon rainforest
A large plateau that leads to one of the longest coastlines in the world.
River/ Rainforest
-Brazil has an average of more
than two floods a year
September, 2013
23- tornado
March, 2013
19- landslide
11- heavy storm
4- flooding in Rio de Janeiro
-Brazil has had:
over 80 floods
12 droughts
and 17 land slides

Fun Facts
-20 million people were affected
when a massive drought hit
Brazil in 1983
Per Capita Income
Brazil's per capita income in 2012 was $12,000 USD. Compared to Canada, this amount is much lower. Canada had a per capita income of $43,400 USD in 2012.
The flag's phrase"Ordem e Progresso" means "Order and Progress" in English.
Per capita income is the amount of money earned by an individual in a country in one year.
The number of babies born each year for every 1000 people in Brazil.
The average number of babies born in a woman's lifetime in Brazil
The number of people who die every year for every 1000 people in a country
The number of under 1 year old infant deaths
per 1000 live births in 1 year.
Fun Facts
•Brazil holds 8th place worldwide for GDP
•Average GDP growth for Brazil overall is 5% most of that is for the very rich
Types of Industries
Primary Industries of Brazil: Forestry, Agriculture , Mining
Economic systems
Brazil has a mixed economy, a mixed economy is a mix between both command and market economies. This means that the government, businesses and even individuals are included in planning and decision making,
Imports and Exports
Some of the main countries Brazil imports and exports with are:
Imports: USA, China, Argentina, Germany.
Exports: China, Argentina, USA, Germany, Netherlands.
Fun Facts
Canada makes up just 1% of Brazil's import share, where as USA makes up 18%.
Secondary Industries of Brazil: Car Manufacturing, Clothing, Electronic Goods, Sporting Goods

Tertiary Industries of Brazil: Retail, Teaching, Military, Hydro,Transportation
Role of the media
In Brazil the media has a major influence over many things in the country. For example In Brazil many people use Facebook, tumblr and other social medias before purchasing a product, like checking product reviews from experts or family and friends.

Brazil are part of two major trading blocs, The Cairns group and
the G20.
Some advantages of having a mixed economy are: consumers needs are important in decisions which means that citizens have a say in what happens in the country. Also consumer and environmental protection can be built by the government
Brazil import things like electrical equipment, machinery, oil, etc
Brazil export things like: iron, footwear, coffee, automobiles,etc
fun facts
Canada also has a mixed economy
est. 2010
Satisfaction Not guaranteed
Here are some of the most popular sports in Brazil
Soccer is the most popular.
Tennis is very popular among brazilians as well

The most successful volleyball country is Brazil
Attractions in Brazil
Fifa world cup stadiums
Christ the Redeemer :
Famous statue of Jesus Christ.
39.6 Meters tall

Amazon River: The river is 6,400 Km long
and has over 3,000 species of fish
Beaches of Rio.
the Copacabana beach in Brazil is
2.5 miles long.
Thanks for listening Now enjoy some videos from Brazil
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