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2017-12-28
Emigration reached its peak in this century in 2013, with around 120 thousand exits, having since started a downward trajectory in line with the economic recovery in the country, albeit at a slower pace. In 2016, this downward trajectory had an acceleration, being the number of exits by a value of the order of the 100 thousand individuals. +
2017-12-22
According to the latest estimates of the United Nations, there would be, in 2017, more than 2.2 million Portuguese emigrants residing abroad. More precisely, 2,266,735. Of these, 66% would live in Europe and 26% in the American continent. +
2017-11-21
According to the Bank of Portugal, in 2016, 3,343.2 million euros came into the country in remittances, a value slightly higher than the one observed for 2015 (+ 0.8%). The overall trend of growth over the past seven years has therefore been maintained. +
2017-11-07
There were 845 Portuguese who entered Canada in 2016, according to data from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. This represents a slight increase of 3% when compared to the previous year. +
2017-09-19
According to data from the Office Fédéral de la Statistique, in 2016 10,123 Portuguese entered into Switzerland, less 2,202 than the previous year. The official statistic department accounted for a total of 167,407 entries of foreigners in Swiss territory that year, representing the Portuguese 6% of this total. +
2017-09-12
According to OECD data, 3,442 Portuguese entered Belgium in 2015. That international organization counted a total of 149,155 foreign entries in Belgian territory, representing the Portuguese 2.3% of this total. +
2017-08-29
There were 220 Portuguese who entered in Iceland in 2016, according to Statistics Iceland. The Icelandic institute counted a total of 7,859 entries of foreigners in the country, with the Portuguese representing 2.8% of the immigration in that year. +
2017-08-22
There were 561 Portuguese who entered Austria in 2016, according to Statistics Austria. That Austrian agency accounted for a total of 158,746 foreigners in the country, with the Portuguese representing only 0.4% of immigration that year. +
2017-08-16
There were 426 Portuguese who entered Ireland in 2015, according to Eurostat data. That European agency accounted for a total of 76,888 entries of foreigners in the country that year, and the Portuguese represented only 0.6% of that value. +
2017-08-08
There were 301 Portuguese who, in 2016, entered Andorra, according to data from the Department of Statistics of Andorra. That agency counted a total of 3,362 foreigners in the country, with the Portuguese representing 9% of immigration that year. +
2017-08-01
There were 427 Portuguese who entered Norway in 2016, according to Statistics Norway. That Norwegian agency accounted for a total of 55,508 entries of foreigners in the country, and the Portuguese represented only 0.7% of that total. +
2017-07-25
1,961 Portuguese entered the Netherlands in 2016, according to data from the Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek. That Dutch agency counted a total of 199,091 foreign admissions in the country, with the Portuguese representing 1% of this total. +
2017-07-18
In 2015, 8,810 Portuguese entered the Germany, according to data from the Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland. The German institute accounted for a total of 1,751,360 foreign admissions in Germany, with the Portuguese accounting for 0.5% of that total. +
2017-07-04
Portuguese inflow into South Korea, Hong Kong and Japan have remained relatively stable over the past 10 years, according to data recently released by the statistical agencies of these countries. In Macau, there was a peak of entries between 2011 and 2014. +
2017-06-20
According to data from the Portail des Statistiques du Luxembourg, in 2016 3,355 Portuguese entered the country. This statistical institute accounted for a total of 22,888 entries of foreigners in Luxembourg territory, representing the Portuguese 14.7% of this total. +
2017-05-23
There were 354 Portuguese who entered Italy in 2015, according to Eurostat data. This European agency accounted for a total of 280,078 foreign admissions in Italy, with the Portuguese accounting for 0.1% of this total. +
2017-05-16
There were 380 Portuguese who entered Sweden in 2016, according to Statistics Sweden. That Swedish agency accounted for a total of 163,005 entries of foreigners into Sweden, and the Portuguese represented 0.2% of that total. +
2017-04-05
There were 30,543 Portuguese who entered the United Kingdom in 2016, according to data from the Department for Work and Pensions. This British agency accounted for a total of 824,782 foreigners in the United Kingdom, with the Portuguese representing 3.7% of that total. +
2017-03-21
There were 642 Portuguese who entered Denmark in 2016, according to data from Denmark Statistik. That Danish agency accounted for a total of 72,179 entries of foreigners in Denmark, and the Portuguese represented 0.9% of that total. +
2017-03-14
There were 857 Portuguese who, in 2015, entered the United States of America, according to data from the US Department of Homeland Security. In that year, that US agency accounted for more than one million foreign admissions in the United States (1,051,031), with the Portuguese accounting for 0.1% of the total. +
2017-02-27
According to data from the OECD, in 2014 3,594 Portuguese people entered Belgium. That international organization counted a total of 123,569 entries of foreigners in Belgian territory, representing the Portuguese 3% of this total. +
2017-01-30
Contrary to expectations, Portuguese emigration to Angola increased significantly (+ 32%) in 2015. With the available data, the recessive effects of the oil price crisis have not yet been felt in that year. On the contrary, in 2015, growth has not only been maintained but has accelerated since 2013.+
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