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Brazil National Household Sample Survey 2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicilios (PNAD) 2013
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

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 2013, the survey added questions on food security, access to television, and tablet ownership. Questions concerning Internet access were expanded, and questions on cell phone possession and marital status were maintained. The nationally representative sample covered 148,667 households and 362,555 individuals across 27 federal units and nine metropolitan regions.