The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, is the agency responsible for official collection of statistical, geographic, cartographic, geodetic and environmental information in Brazil. IBGE performs a decennial national census; questionnaires account for information such as age, household income, literacy, education, occupation and hygiene levels. IBGE is a public institute created in 1936 under the name National Institute of Statistics. The index is calculated by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) and is usually published in the middle of the month following the subject one. The index data is available since 1979 and 100 corresponds to Dec 1993.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts the Extended National Consumer Price Index. Some of the data items available include:
- Database Domain Code
- Last Price Date
- Database Symbol