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 Resident population (Series 2011 - No)
Characteristic Description
Name Resident population (Series 2011 - No) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex and Age group; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
Concepts
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Active population (Série 2011 - No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Active population (Série 2011 - No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex, Age group and Highest completed level of education; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
  • Highest completed level of education
Concepts
  • LABOUR FORCE /ACTIVE POPULATION:  All persons aged 15 or over who, during the reference period, made up the available labour force for the production of economic goods and services (employed and unemployed).
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  The degrees, diplomas, certificates, professional titles and so forth that an individual has acquired by study.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Employed population (Series 2011 - No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Employed population (Series 2011 - No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex, Age group and Highest completed level of education ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
  • Highest completed level of education
Concepts
  • EMPLOYED:  All persons aged 15 or over who during the reference period were in the following categories: 1) persons who performed some work for a wage or salary, in cash or in kind; 2) persons who, having already worked in their present job, were temporarily not at work and had a formal attachment to their job; 3) persons with an enterprise, who were temporarily not at work for any specific reason.; 4) persons who were offered early retirement, but were working in the reference period.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  The degrees, diplomas, certificates, professional titles and so forth that an individual has acquired by study.
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Inactivity rate (Series 2011 - %)
Characteristic Description
Name Inactivity rate (Series 2011 - %) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex and Age group ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
Concepts
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Inactive population (Series 2011 - No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Inactive population (Series 2011 - No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex and Age group; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • INACTIVE POPULATION:  All persons, regardless of the age, who, during the reference period, could not be considered to be economically active, i.e. who were neither 'employed' nor 'unemployed', nor on compulsory military service.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Employment rate (Series 2011 - %)
Characteristic Description
Name Employment rate (Series 2011 - %) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex, Age group and Highest completed level of education; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
  • Highest completed level of education
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
  • EMPLOYMENT RATE (population aged 15 years old and over):  A rate that defines the ratio between the employed population and the working age population (population aged 15 years old and over).
  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  The degrees, diplomas, certificates, professional titles and so forth that an individual has acquired by study.
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
Formule (Employed population/ Resident population with 15 and more years old)*100
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Activity rate (Série 2011 - %) of resident population with 15 and more years old
Characteristic Description
Name Activity rate (Série 2011 - %) of resident population with 15 and more years old by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex, Age group and Highest completed level of education ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Age group
  • Highest completed level of education
Concepts
  • ACTIVITY RATE (population aged 15 years old and over):  Rate that defines the relation between the active population (labour force) and the working age population (population aged 15 years old and over).
  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  The degrees, diplomas, certificates, professional titles and so forth that an individual has acquired by study.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
Formule (Active population/ Resident population with 15 and more years old)*100
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Unemployed population (Série 2011 - No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Unemployed population (Série 2011 - No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013) and Sex; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
Concepts
  • UNEMPLOYED:  All persons aged between 15 and 74 who during the reference period: a) neither had a job nor were at work; b) were available for paid employment or self-employment; c) had actively sought work, i.e. had taken specific steps during the specified period (reference period or the three previous weeks) to seek paid employment or self-employment. The following are considered as specific steps: a) having been in contact with a public employment office or with a private agency to find work; b) applying to employers directly; c) asking among friends, relatives, trade unions, etc., to find work; d) placing, answering or studying job advertisements; e) taking a recruitment test or examination or being interviewed; f) looking for land, premises or equipment; g) applying for permits, licences or financial resources. The job availability criteria are based on the following: a) the willingness to work; b) the desire to have paid employment or self-employment if the necessary resources can be obtained; c) availability to start working in the reference period or at least within two weeks. Includes all persons who, although already having a job, will only start working on a date subsequent to the reference period (the next three months).
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021

 

 Unemployment rate (Series 2011 - %)
Characteristic Description
Name Unemployment rate (Series 2011 - %) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013) and Sex; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Labour force survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
Concepts
  • UNEMPLOYMENT RATE:  This represents unemployed persons as a percentage of the civilian labour force.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • LABOUR FORCE /ACTIVE POPULATION:  All persons aged 15 or over who, during the reference period, made up the available labour force for the production of economic goods and services (employed and unemployed).
Formule (Unemployed population/ Active population)*100
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 10/02/2021


information presented in 11/5/2021