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Portuguese Emigration Factbook 2018
Rui Pena Pires, Inês Vidigal, Cláudia Pereira, Joana Azevedo, Carlota Moura Veiga *
In 2017, Portuguese emigration continued its sustained downward trend, with around 85 thousand individuals leaving the country. Overall, the decrease is strongly correlated with the recovery of the Portuguese economy, especially in terms of job creation, as well as the reduction in attraction of destination countries such as the United Kingdom and Angola. The 2018 edition of the Factbook includes data updated to 2017 (or last year available) on total Portuguese emigration and to the main destination countries, as well as on emigrants' remittances. +

Date  June 2019
Pages  90
ISBN  978-972-8048-40-2 
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMFB2018
Keywords  Portuguese emigration, remittances.
Contents  List of tables, charts and maps. Signs, abbreviations and acronyms. Acknowledgments. Foreword and highlights. Total emigration. Emigration to top destination countries. Remittances. Methodological remarks. Glossary. Metadata. References. Webography.
Cite as  Observatório da Emigração (2019), Portuguese Emigration Factbook 2018, Lisboa, Observatório da Emigração, CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMFB2018 


Map 3.1   Inward remittance flows in Portugal, 2017

Source  Map by OEm, data from Banco de Portugal, Statistics Online (BPstat), Balance of Payment Statistics.


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal


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