IBGE will release, on September 17, the Consumer Expenditure Survey 2017-2018: Analysis of Food Security in Brazil


The data for this study has been obtained by means of the submission of questions pertaining to the Brazilian Household Food Insecurity Measurement Scale - EBIA. In POF 2017-2018, for the first time, the scale was applied as part of the questionnaire POF6 – Evaluation of Living Conditions. That is the fourth series of results about the topic, the previous ones having been made available by the National Household Sample Survey 2004, 2009 and 2013.

The results discussed herein show the between the status of Food Security of Food Insecurity in Brazilian housing units with the characteristics of the household budget and the lifestyle of families. 

Diretorate of Surveys
August 14 2020

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