Employment in Portugal increased 0.4 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2019. Employment Change in Portugal averaged 0.10 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1.30 percent in the third quarter of 2014 and a record low of -3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Employment Change in Portugal is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Portugal to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.30 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 4821.80 4810.50 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 347.20 343.80 927.70 174.60 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 17.20 17.20 41.40 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 96.70 112.00 112.50 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 4.90 4.70 8.50 -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 99.60 100.40 111.50 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 0.40 0.50 1.30 -3.00 percent [+]


Portugal Employment Change

In Portugal, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides - Portugal Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.50 1.30 -3.00 1995 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 42264.00 May/19
Canada 27.70 May/19
Euro Area 0.30 Mar/19
France 0.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.30 Mar/19
Italy 0.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 14.70 Mar/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 32.00 Mar/19


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