Portugal Unemployment Rate  1983-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Portuguese unemployment rate fell to 7.9 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from 8.1 percent in the previous period and 10.1 percent in the same quarter of 2017. It was the lowest jobless rate since the third quarter of 2008 (7.6 percent), as the number of unemployed declined by 11.6 thousand from the previous period to 410.1 thousand while the number of employed increased by 1.8 thousand to 4.81 million. Among genders, the jobless rate for women fell to 8.1 percent from 8.4 percent and it edged down for men to 7.6 percent from 7.7 percent. Also, youth unemployment rate decreased further to 21.9 percent, the lowest rate since 2011, compared to 23.5 percent in the fourth quarter and 25.1 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Compared to a year, unemployment went down by 113.8 thousand and employment increased by 148.6 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Portugal averaged 7.83 percent from 1983 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 17.50 percent in the first quarter of 2013 and a record low of 3.70 percent in the second quarter of 2000.

Portugal Unemployment Rate
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-08 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.5% 8.8% 8.5%
2018-02-07 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.1% 8.5% 8.2%
2018-05-09 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.9% 8.1% 8.4%
2018-08-09 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.9% 7.7%
2018-11-08 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.6%


Portugal Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.90 8.10 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4799.00 4765.60 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 364.00 383.10 927.70 174.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 516.90 531.70 678.90 508.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 4289.80 4273.20 4516.50 3725.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 54.30 54.30 59.20 48.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.90 59.00 62.50 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.80 9.40 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.80 20.60 41.30 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 95.50 106.90 112.50 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12857.00 10983.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1144.61 1138.73 1144.61 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 5.60 6.00 7.00 -10.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 107.50 107.83 140.15 85.38 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 676.67 649.83 676.67 356.72 EUR/Month [+]
Population 10.29 10.31 10.57 8.62 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.33 66.25 66.33 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.33 66.25 66.33 65.00 [+]
Unemployment Change -17321.00 -11269.00 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 98.80 102.80 111.50 78.00 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 1.00 0.70 1.20 -3.00 percent [+]


Portugal Unemployment Rate

In Portugal, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Portugal Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.90 8.10 17.50 3.70 1983 - 2018 percent Quarterly
NSA




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.74 Mar/18
Brazil 12.70 May/18
Italy 10.70 May/18
Turkey 9.60 Apr/18
France 9.20 Mar/18
Euro Area 8.40 May/18
Canada 6.00 Jun/18
Australia 5.40 May/18
Indonesia 5.13 Mar/18
Russia 4.70 Jun/18
United Kingdom 4.20 May/18
United States 4.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 3.90 May/18
China 3.89 Mar/18
South Korea 3.70 Jun/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.40 May/18
Mexico 3.20 May/18
Switzerland 2.40 Jun/18
Japan 2.20 May/18


Related

Latest