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Source: DATALUTA – Banco de Dados da Luta pela Terra - UNESP/ MST.
nera@prudente.unesp.br
Data Base: INCRA-MST-ITESP-CPT.

Title:

Brazil - Rural Settlements: 1979 - 2000

Region/State

Number of Settlements

%

Number of Families

%

Area (ha)

%

North

882

17,0

37,3

37,3

13.028.269

50,9

Acre

58

6,6

11.194

5,3

783.314

6,0

Amazonia

30

3,4

16.471

7,7

1.391.339

10,7

AP

27

3,1

9.012

4,2

1.381.898

10,6

Para

398

45,1

112.488

53,0

5.833.718

44,8

Roraima

107

12,1

30.481

14,3

1.692.991

13,0

RR

30

3,4

13.911

6,5

985.375

7,6

Tocantins

232

26,3

18.990

9,0

959.634

7,3

North East

2328

44,8

194.830

34,2

6.030.533

23,6

Alagoas

59

2,5

6.307

3,2

42.330

0,7

Bahia

312

13,4

31.048

16,0

1.005.629

16,7

Ceara

503

21,7

24.125

12,4

832.039

13,8

Maranhão

477

20,5

65.137

33,4

2.428.079

40,2

Paraiba

187

8,0

11.431

5,9

178.834

3,0

Pernambuco

223

9,6

13.185

6,8

174.784

2,9

Piaui

263

11,3

22.438

11,5

898.377

14,9

Rio Grande Do Norte

222

9,5

15.808

8,1

390.189

6,5

Sergipe

82

3,5

5.351

2,7

80.272

1,3

Centre West

628

12,1

94.546

16,6

4.916.369

19,2

Distrito Federal (Brasilia)

03

0,5

103

0,1

1.870

0,0

Goiás

211

33,6

14.394

15,2

569.559

11,6

MS

109

17,4

18.226

19,3

448.749

9,1

MT

305

48,5

61.823

65,4

3.896.191

79,3

South East

511

9,8

35.107

6,2

971.739

3,8

Espirito Santo

58

11,3

2.922

8,3

28.640

3,0

Minas Gerais

214

41,9

13.368

38,0

567.139

58,3

Rio De Janeiro

62

12,1

6.447

18,4

81.393

8,4

São Paulo

177

34,7

12.370

35,3

294.567

30,3

South

851

16,3

32.703

5,7

651.704

2,5

Parana

318

37,3

17.767

54,3

352.794

54,1

Rio Grande Dosul

232

27,3

9.677

29,6

211.313

32,5

Santa Catarina

301

35,4

5.259

16,1

87.597

13,4

BRAZIL

5.200

100

569.733

100

25.598.614

100

Date:

November 2002

Resource ID:

BRAZILRU390

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