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Portuguese emigration in the European Union
Rui Pena Pires*, Cláudia Pereira*, Inês Espírito-Santo*
According to the data of the 2011 census, more than one million Portuguese-born migrants lived in the European Union and EFTA countries. France, Luxembourg and, to a lesser extent, Germany stood out among the former countries of emigration in the 60's. Switzerland, the UK and Spain were the main new European countries of Portuguese emigration. +

Series  OEm Fact Sheets
Number  01
Date  May 2014 (revised in May 2016)
Pages  15
ISNN  2183-4385
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMFS012014
Keywords Portuguese emigration, census, European Union 
Contents  Data. Metadata. Anex (frames)
Cite as Pires, Rui Pena, Cláudia Pereira e Inês Espírito-Santo (2014), “Emigração portuguesa na União Europeia: dados dos censos de 2011”, OEm Fact Sheets, 1, Observatório da Emigração, CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMFS012014.


Map 1  Emigrants born in Portugal resident in European Union and EFTA countries, 2011

Source  Chart by OEm, data from Eurostat, 2011 national censuses.


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