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

Employment Rate in Portugal increased to 53.80 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 52.60 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Employment Rate in Portugal averaged 55.40 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 8.80 10.10 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4723.00 4729.50 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 453.30 452.20 927.70 174.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 554.80 550.70 678.90 541.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 4205.60 4107.50 4516.50 3725.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 53.80 52.60 59.20 48.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.00 58.50 62.50 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.90 9.40 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 24.60 23.00 40.70 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 100.10 93.10 112.40 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 10444.00 11482.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1130.37 1140.37 1142.59 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 5.50 4.70 7.00 -10.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 113.97 123.51 133.70 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 [+]
Living Wage Family 764.90 718.60 764.90 694.10 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 626.40 588.30 626.40 567.20 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 102.20 98.50 112.30 77.90 Index points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 663.00 606.00 663.00 540.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1310.00 1340.00 1390.00 1120.00 EUR/Month [+]
Unemployment Change 1960.00 -1914.00 35638.00 -31613.00 [+]
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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.80 52.60 59.20 48.80 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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