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Table 1 Median monthly household income

From: Back to the past: gains and losses in Brazilian society

Income groups 2001 2008 2015
Extremely poor R$ 94.00 R$ 290.00 R$ 460.00
Vulnerable R$ 339.00 R$ 800.00 R$ 1400.00
Lower-middle R$ 652.00 R$ 1360.00 R$ 2400.00
Upper-middle R$ 1033.00 R$ 2053.00 R$ 3500.00
Rich R$ 1790.00 R$ 3300.00 R$ 5600.00
Very rich R$ 4800.00 R$ 7350.00 R$ 15988.00
Median R$ 701.00 R$ 1315.00 R$ 2388.00
  1. Data source: National Household Sample Survey, 2001, 2008, and 2015—IBGE