Portugal Employment Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment Rate in Portugal increased to 54.30 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 53.80 percent in the second quarter of 2017. Employment Rate in Portugal averaged 55.39 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 59.20 percent in the second quarter of 2002 and a record low of 48.80 percent in the first quarter of 2013.

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Portugal Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.80 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4725.60 4723.00 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 442.40 453.30 927.70 174.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 508.00 554.80 678.90 508.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 4295.00 4205.60 4516.50 3725.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 54.30 53.80 59.20 48.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.30 59.00 62.50 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.60 5.30 9.40 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.70 24.80 40.70 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 100.10 93.10 112.40 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 11987.00 10444.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1130.37 1140.37 1142.59 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 4.90 4.30 7.00 -10.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 99.29 113.97 133.70 85.38 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 649.83 618.33 649.83 356.72 EUR/Month [+]
Population 10.31 10.34 10.57 8.62 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.25 66.17 66.25 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.25 66.17 66.25 65.00 [+]
Unemployment Change -7416.00 1960.00 35638.00 -31613.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 615.00 644.00 675.00 615.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1360.00 1320.00 1400.00 1320.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 102.20 98.50 112.30 77.90 Index points [+]
Living Wage Family 870.00 835.00 910.00 835.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 595.00 555.00 595.00 555.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.70 1.00 1.40 -3.00 percent [+]


Portugal Employment Rate

In Portugal, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Portugal Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.30 53.80 59.20 48.80 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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