Vitor Miranda

Project Manager in Statistics

Vitor Miranda is the Project Manager for the Nordic Statistics Database at Nordregio. Vitor is a demographer with over 20 years of experience in the production of socio-economic analyses and management of research projects in Sweden, the United States and Brazil. He has published works in the areas of regional and social statistics, migration, integration, labour market, population projections and birth rates. He holds a PhD in demography and sociology and is a former chair of the Swedish Demographic Association.


  • PhD in Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  • MA in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  • MA in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • BA in Economics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Previous positions

  • 2016-2023: Demographer, Statistics Sweden
  • 2015: Researcher, Stockholm University Demography Unit
  • 2007-2014: Graduate student and research assistant, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2002-2007: Research assistant, Center for Development and Regional Planning, Brazil


  • Swedish – fluent
  • English – fluent
  • Portuguese – native
  • Ensamkommande 2015. Boende, utbildning och sysselsättning 2022. Integration: Rapport 18, 2023, SCB. Authored with colleagues.
  • Ungdomars flytt från föräldrahemmet i coronatider. Demografiska rapporter 2022:11, SCB.
  • Not just later, but fewer: Novel trends in cohort fertility in the Nordic countries. In Demography, 58(4), 2021. Authored with colleagues.
  • Recent trends in birth intervals in Sweden: A decline of the speed-premium effect?. In European Journal of Population, 36(3), 2020.