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

Labor Force Participation Rate in Portugal increased to 59 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 58.50 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Portugal averaged 60.75 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 8.80 10.10 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4711.70 4680.40 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 443.90 472.30 927.70 174.60 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 23.40 24.00 40.70 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 93.10 101.80 112.40 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 13680.00 17074.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1130.37 1140.37 1142.59 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 1.80 1.60 7.00 -10.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 110.30 105.73 133.70 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 98.50 103.70 112.30 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 -14085.00 -18687.00 35638.00 -31613.00 [+]
Employment Change 1.00 0.40 1.40 -3.00 percent [+]


Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
59.00 58.50 62.50 58.10 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly



labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.70 May/17
France 72.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Russia 68.90 Jun/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Jul/17
Italy 65.30 Mar/17
Australia 65.10 Jul/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.70 Jul/17
United States 62.90 Jul/17
Brazil 61.70 Jun/17
Japan 61.00 Jun/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Mexico 59.40 Jun/17
Spain 58.84 Jun/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 52.60 May/17
India 52.50 Dec/13