European economy

What is the current state of Portugal’s demographics?

• The Portuguese population has declined in the last decade as a result of negative natural and migration balances. Recently, however, the improvement in the migration balance has mitigated the decline in the resident population. • The ageing of the population and the low birth rate represent major challenges for the coming years, with far-reaching economic, financial and social impacts. • In this context, migration flows will take on a particular importance. In Portugal, like in other developed countries, population trends have changed considerably in recent decades. Between 2009 and...

Monthly Report - FocusVânia Duarte, Teresa Gil Pinheiro