Portugal’s economic recovery is now well established, with GDP back to pre-crisis levels, a substantially lower unemployment rate and renewed investment and domestic consumption now joining a robust export sector to drive the economy. Efforts should now focus on reducing vulnerabilities to build resilience to future shocks, according to a new OECD report.
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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Porto on 28-29 June 2018 to attend the Skills Summit 2018 “Skills for a Digital World”, organised by Portugal and the OECD.
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Um elevador social quebrado? Como PORTUGAL compara?
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for Portugal
These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.
The 2017 edition of the OECD E-Leaders meeting will discuss how governments can best adapt to the growing role of advanced technologies in service delivery. Delegates will discuss the implications of the digital transformation in governments, including the skills base, the data infrastructure and approaches to the commissioning of ICT goods and services.
Não obstante o progresso significativo conseguido, melhorar as competências e as qualificações continua a ser um dos principais desafios que Portugal enfrenta para aumentar o crescimento, os níveis de vida e o bem-estar.
Despite significant progress made, improving skills remains one of Portugal’s key challenges for raising growth, living standards and well-being.
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Unemployment has fallen faster in Portugal than on average across OECD countries. However, at 9.8% in April 2017, it remains above its pre-crisis level in 2007, as well as significantly above the OECD average (5.9%).