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Fast Facts 2012

  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Population: 198.4 million
  • Total area: 8,459,420 km2
  • Currency: Real
  • Language(s): Portuguese
  • Student population in Canada: 2,923 (1.1% of Canada’s total)
  • Estimated expenditures by Brazilian students*: $92.7 million

Joint Education Programs

Major education and exchange agreements

Education Events

  • Edu-Canada Brazil Fair “Imagine Estudar no Canadá”

Major Trade Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service offices

*Estimated expenditure by international students based on average annual expenditure of $31,720 per international student (all study levels) on tuition, books, accommodation, meals, transportation, and discretionary spending, as indicated in International Education in Canada - An Update by Roslyn Kunin & Associates, Inc., released in May 2012 and commissioned by DFATD.