Brazil has seen its per capita income plummet over the last 40 years

Since 1980, the country has plummeted from 50th to 85th place in the global ranking of GDP per capita. And if reforms are not made, a lost decade could turn into half a century. At first glance, Brazil has an impressive economic power. Measured by GDP in dollars, according to purchasing power parity, Brazil ranks 8th among world economies. According to this method, Brazil currently ranks 85th among 195 countries in the world.

Source: Energia Hoje