Portugal Population

The total population in Portugal was last recorded at 10.5 million people in 2013 from 8.9 million in 1960, changing 17 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Portugal is reported by the Eurostat. Population in Portugal averaged 9.78 Million from 1960 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 10.64 Million in 2010 and a record low of 8.63 Million in 1972. The population of Portugal represents 0.15 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 655 people on the planet is a resident of Portugal. This page provides - Portugal Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.48 10.54 10.64 8.63 10.47 | 2014/12 1960 - 2013 Million Yearly

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Portugal Population
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 4561.50 2013-11-15 4553.60 5228.10 4215.20 4553.97 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 14359.00 2014-01-15 10817.00 15790.00 1083.00 12698.36 2014-02-28 [+]
Labour Costs 117.80 2013-11-15 101.20 140.40 64.20 108.95 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.30 2013-11-15 60.30 61.60 60.10 59.87 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 9.30 2013-09-30 9.40 9.50 1.20 10.61 2013-12-31 percent [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 2013-01-01 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 2013-01-01 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Unemployed Persons 826.70 2013-11-15 838.60 952.20 174.60 806.69 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Wages 88.92 2014-02-15 86.49 131.92 84.58 88.09 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 88.11 2014-02-15 87.50 132.63 84.12 89.27 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 35.00 2014-02-15 34.60 40.50 8.80 33.86 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Population 10.48 2013-12-31 10.54 10.64 8.63 10.47 2014-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 15.30 2013-12-31 15.60 17.70 3.70 15.00 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Minimum Wages 565.80 2013-12-31 565.80 565.80 356.70 564.18 2014-01-31 EUR [+]
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Population | Notes
Population estimates are usually produced by a country´s statistical office or Census Bureau. The Population Census provides the most reliable picture of a country's population because the data is collected at a specified time from the entire population; in contrast to other surveys, in which information is collected from only a small part of the residents. When monthly population estimates are required, the population count is updated by adding births, subtracting deaths, and adding net international migration since the census date.


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The trade deficit increased to EUR 795.0 million in February of 2014, from EUR 744.4 million a year earlier, as exports increased by 4.7 percent and imports rose by 5.0 percent. Compared with January of 2014, the gap decreased from a revised EUR 956.0 million.
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Portuguese annual inflation rate declined 0.1 percent in February of 2014, down from 0.1 percent in the previous month. Monthly inflation was recorded at -0.3 percent changing from -1.4 percent in January and -0.1 in February of 2013.
Portugal Trade Deficit Widens in January on Rising Imports  
Portuguese trade deficit widened to € 925 million in January of 2014, from a revised € 888 million deficit in December and a € 599 million gap a year earlier. Imports from countries outside the EU surged as bad weather conditions in December affected the normal working schedule of the port terminals.
Portuguese GDP Advanced More than Expected in Q4  
The Portuguese economy expanded a revised 0.6 percent in the last quarter of 2013, up from the previous quarter's 0.3 percent growth. The final figure comes better than a 0.5 percent expansion previously reported, boosted by investment and exports.
Portuguese Economy Rebounds in Q4 2013  
In the last quarter of 2013, Portugal’s GDP advanced 0.5 percent over the previous quarter, accelerating from a 0.3 percent expansion in the previous three-month period, flash estimates showed.
Portuguese Inflation Rate Slows in January  
In January of 2014, Portuguese annual inflation rate slowed to 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent in the last month of 2013. On a monthly basis, prices fell sharply by 1.4 percent, the lowest rate in almost 38 years, due to lower cost of clothing and flights.
Portugal Posts the Lowest Trade Deficit in 17 Years  
In 2013, Portugal’s trade deficit shrank 15 percent over the previous year to € 9.28 billion, the lowest deficit since 1996. The coverage rate reached 83.6 percent, corresponding to a 3.0 p.p. increase over a year earlier.
Portuguese Unemployment Falls for 3rd Straight Quarter  
In the fourth quarter of 2013, Portugal’s jobless rate decreased for the third straight quarter to 15.3, from 15.6 percent in the previous three-month period. A year earlier, unemployment reached 16.9 percent.
Portuguese Inflation Rate Rises 0.2% in December  
In December of 2013, Portuguese annual inflation rate turned positive and rose 0.2 percent, after falling 0.2 percent in the previous two months, due to higher prices of health, food and alcoholic beverages.
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