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Portuguese Emigration Factbook
On the Factbook is gathered an annual compilation of the main indicators on Portuguese emigration, which is publicly available, in condensed terms, in the form of tables and graphs. It is intended for all those who need this information, in particular researchers, decision-makers and journalists.

It is organized into four chapters. The first provides estimated aggregate data on total Portuguese emigration, as well as comparative data on Portuguese and world emigration. The second provides detailed information on four indicators of Portuguese emigration to the main countries of destination: flows, stocks, nationality and consular registers. The third chapter contains the main information on the remittances received in and sent from Portugal. The content of the fourth chapter varies from year to year. It also includes basic information on the indicators and sources consulted (methodological notes, metadata and glossary).

Coordination  Rui Pena Pires
Periodicity  Annual

Rui Pena Pires, Inês Vidigal, Cláudia Pereira, Joana Azevedo, Carlota Moura Veiga
In 2016, the decrease in Portuguese emigration was accelerated, with about 100 thousand individuals leaving the country. The review of the statistical series estimated by the Observatory on total emigration points to the existence of a peak of emigration in 2013, higher than the one estimated so far, of around 120,000 outflows, as well as a progressive slower descent, in 2014 and 2015, to values around 110 thousand exits. The 2017 edition of the Factbook includes data updated to 2016 (or last year available) on total Portuguese emigration and for the main countries of destination, as well as on emigrants' remittances. +
Rui Pena Pires, Inês Vidigal, Cláudia Pereira, Joana Azevedo, Carlota Moura Veiga
It is confirmed that Portuguese emigration ceased to grow. However, it maintains values that are clearly higher than 100 thousand exits per year. The 2016 edition of the Factbook includes data updated to 2015 (or last year available) on total Portuguese emigration and for the main countries of destination, as well as on emigrants' remittances. +
Rui Pena Pires, Cláudia Pereira, Joana Azevedo, Inês Espírito-Santo, Inês Vidigal
According to the available data, in 2014 Portuguese emigration remained at a high level: as in 2013, more than 110 thousand Portuguese left the country. The Factbook's 2015 edition includes a systematization of the main data from the 2000/01 and 2010/11 censuses on the sociodemographic characteristics of Portuguese immigrant populations in OECD countries. +
Rui Pena Pires, Cláudia Pereira, Joana Azevedo, Inês Espírito-Santo, Inês Vidigal
According to the available data, Portugal is today the country of the European Union with more emigrants in proportion to its resident population. The number of Portuguese emigrants exceeds two million, which means that about 20% of Portuguese live outside the country in which they were born. The 2014 edition of the Factbook brings together a chronological series on Portuguese emigration to the main destination countries covering the entire twenty-first century. +
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