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Brazil National Household Sample Survey 2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicilios (PNAD) 2012
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The National Household Sample Survey (PNAD), established in 1967, collects socioeconomic and demographic information about the Brazilian population. Household and individual questionnaires collect information on housing characteristics, migration, education, employment, and fertility. 

In 2012, the survey included questions on Internet access, cell phone possession, and marital status. The nationally representative sample covered 146,203 households and 362,451 individuals across 27 federal units and nine metropolitan regions.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Brazil National Household Sample Survey 2012. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).