Employment in Portugal decreased by 0.3 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2018. It was the first decline in employment since the third quarter of 2015. Employment Change in Portugal averaged 0.09 percent from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.20 percent in the third quarter of 1997 and a record low of -3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Portugal Employment Change
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Portugal Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.70 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4821.90 4826.40 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 340.10 345.40 927.70 174.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 505.00 507.30 678.90 505.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 4397.70 4366.80 4516.50 3725.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 55.40 55.10 59.20 48.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.40 59.00 62.50 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.70 9.40 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.60 19.50 41.30 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 103.20 95.50 112.50 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12064.00 10411.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1148.29 1144.61 1148.29 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 6.00 7.80 -10.10 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 103.36 119.98 140.15 85.38 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 676.67 676.67 676.67 356.72 EUR/Month [+]
Population 10.29 10.31 10.57 8.62 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.33 66.25 66.33 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.33 66.25 66.33 65.00 [+]
Unemployment Change 7560.00 -1808.00 35638.00 -31613.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 659.00 626.00 687.00 626.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1430.00 1340.00 1430.00 1340.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 101.80 98.80 111.50 78.00 Index points [+]
Living Wage Family 990.00 960.00 990.00 800.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 670.00 650.00 670.00 505.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change -0.30 1.00 1.20 -3.00 percent [+]


Portugal Employment Change

In Portugal, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides - Portugal Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 1.00 1.20 -3.00 1995 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Australia 32800.00 Oct/18
Canada 11.20 Oct/18
Euro Area 0.20 Sep/18
France 0.10 Jun/18
Germany 0.20 Jun/18
Italy 0.50 Jun/18
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/18
Singapore 17.70 Sep/18
Spain 0.70 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 23.00 Aug/18


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