Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Portugal increased to 59.30 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 59 percent in the second quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Portugal averaged 60.73 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 62.50 percent in the third quarter of 2007 and a record low of 58.10 percent in the first quarter of 2016.

Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate
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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 5.30 5.90 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 [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 99.29 113.97 133.70 85.38 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 4.90 4.30 7.00 -10.30 percent [+]
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 Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rate is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
59.30 59.00 62.50 58.10 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly




labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.60 Sep/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Oct/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Oct/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Japan 61.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13