Employment in Portugal decreased by 0.3 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2018. It was the first decline in employment since the third quarter of 2015. Employment Change in Portugal averaged 0.09 percent from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.20 percent in the third quarter of 1997 and a record low of -3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Employment Change in Portugal is expected to be 0.60 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 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Portugal Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.70 17.50 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4811.20 4821.90 5007.40 4215.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 351.70 340.10 927.70 174.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 505.00 507.30 678.90 505.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 4397.70 4366.80 4516.50 3725.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 55.40 55.10 59.20 48.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.40 59.00 62.50 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.70 9.40 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.40 19.60 41.30 11.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 96.70 103.20 112.50 63.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12833.00 12064.00 17645.00 1083.00 [+]
Wages 1148.29 1144.61 1148.29 809.34 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.50 3.30 7.80 -10.10 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 103.36 119.98 140.15 85.38 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 676.67 676.67 676.67 356.72 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 788.00 7560.00 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 108.70 101.80 111.50 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 -0.30 1.00 1.20 -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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 1.00 1.20 -3.00 1995 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 32800.00 Oct/18
Canada 94.10 Nov/18
Euro Area 0.20 Sep/18
France 0.10 Jun/18
Germany 0.20 Jun/18
Italy 0.50 Jun/18
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/18
Singapore 17.70 Sep/18
Spain 0.70 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/18


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