IBGE reaffirms its confidence in the R$2.292 billion budget for the 2022 Census

Complementary resources will come from the Ministry of Economy

Published in 13/12/2021 - 10:15 By Agência Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) reiterated today (13) that the necessary and viable budget for carrying out the 2022 Demographic Census is R$ 2,292,907,087.00, with R$ 2 billion already registered in the Project for Budget Law 2022 (PLOA 2022) plus R$292,907,087.00 authorized by the Special Secretariat of the Treasury and Budget.

According to the note released by the IBGE, these additional R$292,907,087.00 will come from the Export Guarantee Fund, supervised by the Ministry of Economy.

"The determination of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and the acceptance of the Ministry of Economy allow IBGE and Brazilian society full confidence in the Mixed Budget Commission, in the Legislative scope, in harmony with the other Powers", the statement said.

"As a result, the IBGE continues to work across the country in the various operational preparatory stages to deliver to Brazilian society a Demographic Census with technical quality and coverage in accordance with the credibility and reputation that the institute has built over its 85 years" , he added.

national test

On November 4th, IBGE started the first national test of the 2022 Census. Municipalities, districts, districts or communities in the 27 units of the Federation were chosen, which will be covered by around 250 census takers.

The tests include all stages of the Census, from collection systems and equipment to the training of census takers, in addition to research on the characteristics of the surroundings of households and the mixed model of interviews (in person, over the internet or by telephone).

According to the agency, as in all IBGE surveys, the information provided to enumerators is confidential and secrecy is guaranteed by law. The 2022 Census will visit all households in the country from June of next year.

Text translated using artificial intelligence.

Edition: Valéria Aguiar

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