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Portugal - PT

EU regions: Portugal

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long term unemployment2020q12.8
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201877
unemployment rate2020q16.9
employment rate2020q169.8
number of inhabitants201910 276 617
population density2018113
working hours on full time job2020q139.5
percentage of workers usually working from home20196.7
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday20194.6
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2020q116.4
percentage of part time workers2020q17.48
percentage of part time workers, men2020q15
percentage of part time workers, women2020q19.96
gender pay gap201816.2
employment of mothers of more than 3 children201971.1
life long learning participation201910.5
youth unemployment rate201918.3
unemployment rate of low educated people2020q16.9
unemployment rate – over 55 years2020q16.6
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201821.6
aggregate replacement ratio20180.67
aggregate replacement ratio – females20180.59
old-age dependency ratio201933.9
gender gap in employment rate2020q192.17

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From wikipedia:

Portugal (Portuguese: [puɾtuˈɣal]), officially the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ puɾtuˈɣezɐ]), is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe, being bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.

Portugal is the oldest nation state on the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times. The pre-Celtic people,

Celts and Romans were followed by the invasions of the Suebi and Visigoths Germanic peoples. After the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula, most of its territory was part of Al-Andalus. Portugal as a country was established during the early Christian Reconquista. Founded in 868, the County of Portugal gained prominence after the Battle of São Mamede (1128). The Kingdom of Portugal was later proclaimed following the Battle of Ourique (1139), and independence from León was recognised by the Treaty of Zamora (1143).

In the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal established the first global empire, becoming one of the world's major economic, political and military powers. During this period, today referred to as the Age of Discovery, Portuguese explorers pioneered maritime exploration, notably under royal patronage of Prince Henry the Navigator and King John II, with such notable voyages as Bartolomeu Dias' sailing beyond the Cape of Good Hope (1488), Vasco da Gama's discovery of the sea route to India (1497 –98) and the European discovery of what would become Brazil (1500).

other: Poland, Portugal

neighbours: Spain



Current statistics

May 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 219159, of which 62664 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.0 % (2.3 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.9 % (11.4 %), Revúca 21.1 % (9.9 %), Kežmarok 20.4 % (8.5 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.3 %, Bratislava I 3.6 %, Hlohovec 4.2 %, Trenčín 4.3 %, Bratislava IV 4.3 %