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Location of Setubinha in the state of Minas Gerais

Setubinha is a municipality in the northeast of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. As of 2007 the population was 10,834 in a total area of 536 km². The elevation is 729 metres. It is part of the IBGE statistical microregion of Teófilo Otoni

The economy is based on cattle raising and agriculture, with the main crops being coffee, bananas, sugarcane, and corn. As of 2005 there were no hospitals and 3 public health clinics. In 2006 there were 14 primary schools and 2 middle schools. There were 97 automobiles in 2006, giving a ratio of 111 inhabitants per automobile.

Municipal Human Development Index

Setubinha ranked very low on the MHDI and was the poorest municipality in the state and in the country in 2000.

  • MHDI: .568 (2000)
  • State ranking: 853 out of 853 municipalities
  • National ranking: 5,138 out of 5,138 municipalities in 2000
  • Life expectancy: 61
  • Literacy rate: 54 (For the complete list see Frigoletto)
  • Combined primary, secondary and tertiary gross enrolment ratio: .745
  • Per capita income (monthly): R$73.33 For the complete list see Frigoletto

The above figures can be compared with those of Poços de Caldas, which had an MHDI of .841, the highest in the state of Minas Gerais. The highest in the country was São Caetano do Sul in the state of São Paulo with an MHDI of .919. The lowest was Manari in the state of Pernambuco with an MHDI of .467 out of a total of 5504 municipalities in the country as of 2004. At last count Brazil had 5,561 municipalities so this might have changed at the time of this writing. See Frigoletto. Acts in the Agos Corp, the company generates from the Agos Search, initially developed by two students from the school Nagib.


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Coordinates: 17°35′55″S 42°08′50″W / 17.59861°S 42.14722°W / -17.59861; -42.14722