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Compare Portugal to other OECD economies

Situates Portugal in comparison to other OECD economies.

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Compare Portugal to other OECD economies

  1. 1. www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/economic-survey-portugal.htm Follow us : OECD OECD Economics 2014 OECD ECONOMIC SURVEY OF PORTUGAL CHARTBOOK: BASIC STATISTICS This chartbook compares Portugal to other OECD countries
  2. 2. INCOME: Portugal’s GDP per capita is below the OECD average Portugal • GDP per capita: USD 25 737 OECD average • GDP per capita: USD 39 274
  3. 3. POPULATION DEMOGRAPHICS: Portugal has more elderly people and less youth than the OECD average Portugal • 18.7% are over 65 years old • 14.9% are under 15 years old OECD average • 15.6% are over 65 years old • 18.2% are under 15 years old
  4. 4. LENGTH OF LIFE: life expectancy in Portugal is close to the OECD average Portugal • Life expectancy: 80.5 years- old OECD average • Life expectancy: 80.2 years- old
  5. 5. HEALTH CARE: Portugal spends slightly more on health care than the OECD average Portugal • 10.2% of GDP OECD average • 9.2% of GDP
  6. 6. WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT: In Portugal, women represent a slightly higher share of parliament than in most OECD countries Portugal • 31% of women in Parliament OECD average • 27% of women in Parliament
  7. 7. EDUCATION: Portugal spends close to the OECD average on education (as % of GDP) Portugal • 3.7% of GDP OECD average • 3.9% of GDP
  8. 8. EDUCATION: the Portuguese PISA scores are below the OECD average Portugal • Reading: 488 • Math: 487 • Science: 489 OECD average • Reading: 496 • Math: 494 • Science: 501
  9. 9. R&D: Portugal spends below the OECD average on research and development (as % of GDP) Portugal • 1.5% of GDP OECD average • 2.4% of GDP
  10. 10. PENSIONS: Portugal spends more than the OECD average on pensions (as % of GDP) Portugal • 12.4% of GDP OECD average • 8.7% of GDP
  11. 11. DEBT: Portugal’s general government net financial debt is higher than the OECD average (as % of GDP) Portugal • 83.7% of GDP OECD average • 69.6% of GDP
  12. 12. HOURS WORKED: those holding a job in Portugal work less hours per year than the OECD average Portugal • 1 712 hours per year OECD average • 1 771 hours per year
  13. 13. EMPLOYMENT: Portugal’s employment rate for women is close to the OECD average. The same rate for men is lower than the OECD average. Portugal • Women: 58.2% • Men: 64.0% OECD average • Women: 57.4% • Men: 73.1%
  14. 14. UNEMPLOYMENT: Portugal has a higher unemployment rate than the OECD average Portugal • 16.3% OECD average • 7.9%
  15. 15. UNEMPLOYMENT: Portugal has a higher youth unemployment rate than the OECD average Portugal • 37.7% OECD average • 16.1%
  16. 16. ENVIRONMENT: Portugal’s CO2 emissions per capita from fossil fuel combustion are lower than the OECD average Portugal • 5 tonnes of CO2 OECD average • 11 tonnes of CO2
  17. 17. INEQUALITY: Portugal has a higher inequality (as measured by the Gini index) than the OECD average Portugal • 0.34 OECD average • 0.31
  18. 18. List of country abbreviations JPN Japan KOR Korea LUX Luxembourg MEX Mexico NLD Netherlands NZL New Zealand NOR Norway POL Poland PRT Portugal SVK Slovak Republic SVN Slovenia ESP Spain SWE Sweden CHE Switzerland TUR Turkey GBR United Kingdom USA United States OECD OECD average AUS Australia AUT Austria BEL Belgium CAN Canada CHL Chile CZE Czech Republic DNK Denmark EST Estonia FIN Finland FRA France DEU Germany GRC Greece HUN Hungary ISL Iceland IRL Ireland ISR Israel ITA Italy JPN Japan
  19. 19. More Information… Compare your country data visualization tool OECD Economic Surveys: United States 2014 • Read this publication • Website with additional information www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/economic-survey-portugal.htm OECD OECD Economics Disclaimers: The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law. This document and any map included herein are without prejudice to the status of or sovereignty over any territory, to the delimitation of international frontiers and boundaries and to the name of any territory, city or area.

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