Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal decreased to 2.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 2.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal averaged 4.25 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in the first quarter of 2013 and a record low of 1.40 percent in the first quarter of 1992.

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal is expected to be 2.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Long Term Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Portugal Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.70 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4810.50 4809.40 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 343.80 343.90 927.70 174.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 523.60 516.10 678.90 505.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 4356.60 4367.00 4516.50 3725.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 55.10 55.10 59.20 48.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.10 59.10 62.50 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.70 2.90 9.40 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.50 16.40 41.40 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.00 96.70 112.50 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12089.00 10805.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1166.86 1150.62 1166.86 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 108.06 104.55 146.58 85.38 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 2.90 8.40 8.40 -10.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 700.00 676.67 700.00 356.72 EUR/Month [+]
Population 10.29 10.31 10.57 8.62 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.42 66.33 66.42 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.42 66.33 66.42 65.00 [+]
Unemployment Change -8926.00 -8070.00 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 100.40 108.70 111.50 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 0.50 0.50 1.30 -3.00 percent [+]


Portugal Long Term Unemployment Rate

In Portugal, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides - Portugal Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.90 9.40 1.40 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Spain 5.70 Dec/18
Italy 5.60 Sep/18
Euro Area 3.50 Sep/18
France 3.40 Dec/18
Turkey 2.50 Sep/18
Switzerland 1.50 Sep/18
Germany 1.40 Sep/18
Netherlands 1.20 Dec/18
United Kingdom 1.10 Sep/18
United States 0.80 Mar/19


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