O Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) is preparing to hold the biggest contest in its history in quantitative terms. The president of IBGE, Marcio Pochmann, revealed in an interview with Focus Brasil magazine that the competition will take place soon, although he did not mention the exact number of places available.
This initiative is part of the institute’s efforts to expand its staff and replace employees’ salary losses over the years.
The Growth of the IBGE Staff
With around 11 thousand employees, four thousand of whom are on permanent staff and seven thousand on temporary staff, the IBGE aims to strengthen your team through this historic competition. Marcio Pochmann highlighted the importance of 2023 as a milestone for the institute, representing the resumption of public competitions.
Furthermore, IBGE decided to participate in a unified national competition, organized by the federal government in partnership with the Ministry of Management and Innovation.
Support from the Federal Government and President Lula
O president of IBGE highlighted the support that the institute has received from the federal government, including President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) and the Minister of Planning and Budget, Simone Tebet. Pochmann mentioned that there was a salary adjustment this year and the IBGE is establishing coordination with ministries, bodies and institutions that produce data.
This mutual collaboration is seen as a convergence of interests that drives the functioning of the institute.
Dialogue with the Three Powers and Society
O IBGE is committed to strengthening dialogue not only with the federal government, but also with the Legislative and Judiciary branches. The institute had hearings with the president of the Federal Supreme Court and meetings with the presidency of the Superior Labor Court, seeking to establish effective communication with the three powers of the Republic.
Furthermore, IBGE values dialogue with society, research institutions and universities, recognizing that this joint effort is fundamental for the advancement of Brazilian statistics.
IBGE’s Challenges and Plans
Marcio Pochmann recognizes that the IBGE faces challenges, but believes that they can be overcome through attentive listening and dialogue with the Federal Government, as well as with the various ministries. The objective is to improve and modernize Brazilian statistics, making IBGE an international reference institution in research, statistics and geography.
The president of IBGE is also already thinking about the future, highlighting the importance of the 2030 Demographic Census and the creation of a national system of statistics, geography and data that integrates information from different government departments.
The 2022 Census: Conducted with Budgetary Difficulties
O 2022 Demographic Census was carried out with budgetary difficultiesas there was a commitment of resources that corresponded to approximately two thirds of the investment made for the 2010 Census. Furthermore, the 2022 Census had a smaller number of questions compared to that carried out in 2010.
This situation reflects the financial limitations faced at that specific time in Brazil. However, IBGE remains committed to providing accurate data to assist in the country’s planning and development.
Preparing for the Future: The 2030 Population Census and Beyond
Despite the challenges faced, the IBGE is determined to look to the future. Marcio Pochmann highlights the importance of ensuring adequate resources for the 2030 Demographic Census and plans to contribute to the creation of a national system of statistics, geography and data.
This integrated system will allow relevant information to be shared between different government departments, promoting a more comprehensive view of the country and facilitating public policy planning.
Furthermore, the IBGE is preparing to hold the biggest contest in its history, seeking to strengthen its staff and replace employees’ salary losses. The support of the federal government, including President Lula, has been fundamental in this process.
Furthermore, dialogue with the Legislative and Judiciary powers, as well as with society, is valued by the institute. IBGE recognizes the challenges it faces, but is committed to improving and modernizing Brazilian statistics.
With the planning of the 2030 Demographic Census and the creation of a national system of statistics, geography and data, IBGE is preparing for the future, contributing to the country’s development.