Unprecedented Atlas Analyzes Change in Migration Flows to Brazil

  • Adriana MARCOLINI University of São Paulo (Brazil)
Keywords: Brazil, São Paulo, migrations, internarional


The Atlas Temático Observatório das Migrações em São Paulo – Migrações Internacionais (Thematic Atlas Migration Observatory in São Paulo – International Migrations), launched by the Center for Population Studies Elza Berquó, from State University of Campinas (Unicamp), analyzes the social and demographic characteristics of international migration in Brazil, especially in the State of São Paulo, between 2000 and 2016. It provides information on the nature of migratory flows to Brazil in the 21st century, such as the presence of black and indigenous international migrants, and the distribution of immigrants throughout the country. The Atlas provides subsidies for the development of public policies towards this population.

Author Biography

Adriana MARCOLINI, University of São Paulo (Brazil)

The journalist and translator Adriana Marcolini holds a PhD in Letters by Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. She worked in the main newspapers in São Paulo and was an international correspondent based in Argentina. She is a researcher at the Laboratory of Studies on Ethnicity, Racism and Discrimination (LEER), USP, in the project Human Displacements, narratives and representations - Brazil, from the 19th to the 21st century


Baeninger, R.; Fernandes, D.; Peres, R.; Demétrio, N.B.; Domeniconi, J. (2017). Atlas Temático Observatório das Migrações em São Paulo Migrações Internacionais. Campinas: Nepo/Unicamp.