General profile: Portugal

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
10.330 Millions
0.887 EUR/US$
217 313 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 91 600 km²
1.37 %
2.70 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+12.4 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
38 150
49 406
55 069
62 211
Merchandise imports
61 184
77 749
66 952
77 880
Merchandise trade balance
-23 034
-28 343
-11 884
-15 669
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %76 %76 %7 %7 %12 %12 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
15 6707 7777 0414 1173 21315 6707 7777 0414 1173 213
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
15 102
22 811
28 089
(e) 34 298
Services imports
9 487
14 251
14 155
(e) 16 361
Services trade balance
5 614
8 560
13 934
(e) 17 937
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
(e) 19.9
25.8
22.6
(e) 21.1
Travel
(e) 50.8
44.1
45.2
(e) 50.3
Other services
(e) 23.8
26.5
29.3
(e) 25.4
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.7 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
197 300
238 303
199 420
217 313
GDP per capita, current US$
18 674
22 371
19 141
21 038
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
0.77
1.90
1.82
2.70
Current account balance, % of GDP
-9.90
-10.16
0.07
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.887
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
65.518.015.539.939.065.518.015.539.939.0
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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-1.1 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
3 463.81
2 424.00
6 926.33
6 945.61
FDI outflows
1 643.75
-9 782.03
5 572.85
-2 408.58
Personal remittances, % of GDP
1.55
1.56
2.19
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
4 582.24 582.24 366.64 366.64 445.84 445.84 455.04 455.03 991.13 991.13 921.73 921.73 726.23 726.23 788.23 788.24 287.84 287.84 161.54 161.53 485.23 485.23 060.53 060.53 302.93 302.93 039.83 039.82 927.52 927.53 647.43 647.43 496.13 496.16 9466 9466 3106 3106 9266 9262 9992 9992 7022 7028 8588 8587 4287 4282 4242 4241 6111 6113 5493 5492 8752 87510 59410 5943 4643 4641 7931 7937 9847 9841 6371 6376 1966 1966 5606 5604 582.24 366.64 445.84 455.03 991.13 921.73 726.23 788.24 287.84 161.53 485.23 060.53 302.93 039.82 927.53 647.43 496.16 9466 3106 9262 9992 7028 8587 4282 4241 6113 5492 87510 5943 4641 7937 9841 6376 1966 560FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
-8.84
-7.12
1.68
(e) 1.98
Balance, % of imports
-24.73
-19.13
4.24
(e) 4.72
Normalized balance
-0.141
-0.106
0.021
(e) 0.023
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
86808181797674676172706863
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.815 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 757
1 288
5 249
15 177
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
16.84
38.06
45.71
54.05
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 504 728
2 738 700
3 220 100
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
8.44
4.01
2.45
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
8.78
5.70
4.93
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
2.59
(o) 2.64
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
o
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 14 August 2018