For 69% of Brazilians, the country's economic situation has worsened in recent months, according to a Datafolha survey carried out from September 13th to 15th.
The number is close to the highest levels ever recorded in the surveys in which this question has been asked. In 2015, under the government of Dilma Rousseff (PT), it reached 82%. In June 2018, in the Michel Temer (MDB) government, 72%.
In the Jair Bolsonaro government (no party), the question appeared on the 2019 polls, when the result was around 35%, and now, in September 2021. The question was not included in the surveys carried out in 2020, after the beginning of the pandemic. The survey was conducted in person, with 3,667 Brazilians in 190 municipalities. The margin of error is two percentage points down or up.
Translated by Kiratiana Freelon