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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Portugal

Portugal Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.8 % 3Q/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.9 % Sep/22
Employed Persons 4884 Thousand Person | 4.884 Million Person Sep/22
Employment Change  0.1 % 2Q/22
Employment Rate  56.7 % 3Q/22
Full Time Employment 4566 Thousand Person 3Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.9 % 2Q/22
Part Time Employment 363 Thousand Persons 3Q/22
Unemployed Persons 320 Thousand Persons | 0.32 Million Persons Sep/22
Unemployment Change 5381 Persons | 5.381 K Persons Aug/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Portugal - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Portugal?

  • Unemployment Rate in Portugal increased to 5.8 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 18.5 % and minimum was 3.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.8 3Q/22 09.11.2022
5.7 2Q/22 10.08.2022
5.9 1Q/22 11.05.2022
6.3 4Q/21 09.02.2022
6.1 3Q/21 18.01.2022
6.7 2Q/21 11.08.2021
7.1 1Q/21 12.05.2021
7.1 4Q/20 10.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Marcelo Rebelo 09.03.2016 - 12.4000 7.9000 12.4000 7.9000 -36.29%
Aníbal Silva 09.03.2006 - 09.03.2016 7.7000 12.2000 17.5000 7.2000 58.44%
Jorge Sampaio 09.03.1996 - 09.03.2006 7.5000 8.0000 8.0000 3.7000 6.67%
Mário Soares 09.03.1986 - 09.03.1996 8.9000 7.3000 8.9000 3.8000 -17.98%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Portugal - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Portugal?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Portugal increased to 17.9 % in September 2022. The maximum rate was 41.4 % and minimum was 11.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
17.9 Sep/22 05.11.2022
16.7 Aug/22 01.10.2022
17.8 Jul/22 03.09.2022
19.3 Jun/22 06.08.2022
19.8 May/22 02.07.2022
19.9 Apr/22 04.06.2022
21.6 Mar/22 07.05.2022
19.9 Feb/22 02.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Marcelo Rebelo 09.03.2016 - 31.2000 22.1000 31.2000 21.3000 -29.17%
Aníbal Silva 09.03.2006 - 09.03.2016 20.5000 30.1000 40.7000 20.1000 46.83%
Jorge Sampaio 09.03.1996 - 09.03.2006 19.0000 20.0000 21.5000 11.5000 5.26%
Mário Soares 09.03.1986 - 09.03.1996 22.7000 18.7000 22.7000 11.1000 -17.62%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Portugal - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Portugal?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Portugal decreased to 4884 Thousand Person (4.884 Million Person) in September 2022. The maximum rate was 5007 Thousand Person and minimum was 4215 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
4884 Sep/22 05.11.2022
4900 Aug/22 01.10.2022
4893 Jul/22 03.09.2022
4866 Jun/22 30.07.2022
4844 May/22 02.07.2022
4871 Apr/22 04.06.2022
4863 Mar/22 07.05.2022
4853 Feb/22 02.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Portugal - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Portugal?

  • Employment Change in Portugal increased by 0.1 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 1.9 % and minimum was -3.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.1 2Q/22 04.10.2022
0 4Q/21 19.05.2022
0.7 3Q/21 18.02.2022
1.9 2Q/21 18.01.2022
-0.8 1Q/21 21.06.2021
1.9 4Q/20 20.04.2021
1.2 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-3.4 2Q/20 21.09.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Portugal - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Portugal?

  • Employment Rate in Portugal increased to 56.7 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 59.2 % and minimum was 46.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
56.7 3Q/22 12.11.2022
56.4 2Q/22 10.08.2022
56.4 1Q/22 11.05.2022
56 4Q/21 12.02.2022
56.1 3Q/21 18.01.2022
55.3 2Q/21 14.08.2021
53.9 1Q/21 12.05.2021
54.5 4Q/20 10.02.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Portugal - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Portugal?

  • Full Time Employment in Portugal increased to 4566 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 4516 Thousand Person and minimum was 3726 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
4566 3Q/22 12.11.2022
4511 2Q/22 13.08.2022
4512 1Q/22 14.05.2022
4480 4Q/21 12.02.2022
4500 3Q/21 18.01.2022
4446 2Q/21 14.08.2021
4305 1Q/21 13.05.2021
4392 4Q/20 10.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Portugal - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal increased to 2.9 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 9.4 % and minimum was 1.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.9 2Q/22 04.10.2022
2.8 1Q/22 25.06.2022
3.1 4Q/21 19.05.2022
3 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2.4 1Q/21 17.07.2021
2.5 4Q/20 10.07.2021
2.4 3Q/20 28.11.2020
1.7 2Q/20 12.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Portugal - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Portugal?

  • Part Time Employment in Portugal decreased to 363 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 679 Thousand Persons and minimum was 377 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
363 3Q/22 12.11.2022
390 2Q/22 13.08.2022
389 1Q/22 14.05.2022
399 4Q/21 12.02.2022
378 3Q/21 18.01.2022
364 2Q/21 14.08.2021
377 1Q/21 13.05.2021
468 4Q/20 10.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployment Change (Persons)

Unemployment Change
                     Portugal - Historical Data (Persons)

What is Unemployment Change in Portugal?

  • Unemployment Change in Portugal increased by 5381 Persons (5.381 K Persons) in August 2022. The maximum change was 48562 Persons and minimum was -31613 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Employment and Professional Formation.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
5381 Aug/22 08.10.2022
-18013 Mar/22 19.05.2022
7909 Jan/22 14.03.2022
-9256 Sep/21 18.01.2022
-9168 Jul/21 23.08.2021
-21705 May/21 27.06.2021
1008 Mar/21 13.05.2021
3967 Dec/20 20.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployment Change in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Portugal

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 66.58 66.5
Wages 2019 1235.056 USD/Month 1217.382
Job Vacancies Sep/22 12.314 K 10.328
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/22 59.8 % 59.9
Living Wage Individual 2018 755.355 USD/Month 732.807

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Oct/22 6 % 5.7
Ireland Oct/22 4.4 % 4.4
Luxembourg Oct/22 4.9 % 4.9
Spain 3Q/22 12.67 % 12.48
Iceland Oct/22 2.8 % 3.6
Norway Sep/22 3.2 % 3.3
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Sep/22 5.7 % 5.8
Bulgaria Sep/22 4.2 % 4.3
Croatia Oct/22 6.5 % 6.1
Cyprus Sep/22 8 % 8.3
Czech Republic Oct/22 3.5 % 3.5
Denmark Sep/22 2.2 % 2.2
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Sep/22 6.6 % 6.7
European Union Sep/22 6 % 6
Finland Oct/22 5.8 % 6.7
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Oct/22 5.5 % 5.5
Greece Sep/22 11.8 % 12.1
Hungary Oct/22 3.6 % 3.7
Italy Sep/22 7.9 % 7.9
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Oct/22 8.3 % 8.1
Macedonia 2Q/22 14.5 % 14.8
Malta 2Q/22 2.9 % 3.2
Moldova 2Q/22 2.4 % 3
Montenegro Sep/22 19.08 % 19.16
Netherlands Oct/22 3.7 % 3.8
Poland Oct/22 5.1 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Sep/22 5.2 % 5.1
Russia Sep/22 3.9 % 3.8
Serbia 2Q/22 8.9 % 10.6
Slovakia Oct/22 5.9 % 6.1
Slovenia Sep/22 5.3 % 5.5
Sweden Oct/22 7.1 % 6.5
Switzerland Oct/22 1.9 % 1.9
Turkey Sep/22 10.1 % 9.8
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2020 1.9 % 1.5
Albania 2Q/22 11.5 % 11.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina Aug/22 30.17 % 30.17
Kosovo 3Q/21 17.7 % 20.5