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Portuguese Emigration Factbook 2014
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. +

 

Date  December 2014 (revised in December 2015)
Pages  132
ISBN  978-989-20-5329-5
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMFB2014
URI  http://hdl.handle.net/10071/8626
Keywords  Portuguese emigration, remittances 
Contents  List of tables, charts and maps. Signs, abbreviations and acronyms. Acknowledgments. Foreword. Highlights. Total emigration. Emigration to top destination countries. Remittances. Focus: changes in emigration to top destination countries, 2001-2013. Glossary. Metadata. References. Webography
Cite as Observatório da Emigração (2014), Portuguese Emigration Factbook 2014, Lisboa, Observatório da Emigração, CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMFB2014

 

Revised in December 2015 (Corrected errors in table 1.3 and chart 1.1).
Revised in May 2016 (Corrected errors in table 1.4)

 

Map 4.1  Average annual growth in percentage of the stock of migrants born in Portugal, in top emigration countries, 2003-2013

Note [BEL] Inflows: no data for 2013. Acquisition of citizenship: no data for 2013. [BRA] Inflows: no data for 2003. Stock: based on census data for 2001 and 2010; no series of data available for other years. Acquisition of citizenship: no series of data. [CAN] Stock: based on census data for 2001, 2006 and 2011; no series of data available for other years. Acquisition of citizenship: no data for 2013. [FRA] Inflows: no series of data available. Stock: no data for 2003-2004 and 2012-2013. [ITA] Inflows: no data for 2013. Stock: data is based on the stock of residents with Portuguese citizenship. Acquisition of citizenship: no data for 2004-2007 and 2013. [LUX] Stock: based on census data for 2001 and 2011; no series of data available for other years. [CHE] Stock: no data for 2003-2004. [VEN] Inflows and acquistion of citizenship: no series of data available. Stock: based on census data for 2001 and 2011; no series of data available for other years.

Source Table by OEm, source data detailed in following pages. Entities: OCDE; Eurostat; Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, Brazil; IMILA, Investigación Migración Internacional de Latinoamérica; Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística; Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Institut Nacional de la Statistique et des Études Économiques, France; Ministère de L'intérieure, France; Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland; Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Italia; Le Portail des Statistiques du Luxembourg; Ministère de la Justice, Luxembourg; Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek, Netherlands; Statistics Norway; INE España; Observatorio Permanente de la Immigración, España; Office Fédéral de la Statistique, Switzerland; Department for Work and Pensions, UK; UK Office for National Statistics, Annual Population Survey (APS) /Labour Force Survey (LFS); Government UK, Home Office; US Department of Homeland Security; Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Venezuela.

 

* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal
** Universidade de Lisboa (UL), IGOT-UL, Lisbon, Portugal; Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal

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