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Portugal Facts & Figures

Portugal Facts & Figures

Statistics For Portugal

Find statistics on Portugal's economy, population, politics, trade and transport.

Adulthood: 18

Annual per capita income: $US21,700 (2007 estimate); $US23,000 (2010 estimate)

Area: 92,391 km2

Biggest City: Lisbon

Capital: Lisbon

Cars: 321 per 1000 inhabitants (1998 estimate)

Currency: euro EUR (prev. Portuguese escudo)

Driving: On the right

Drugs: All illicit drugs decriminalized in 2001; fines for possession

Economic growth: 1.9% (2007); 1.4% (2010)

Electricity: 220 AC, 50 cycles

Ethnic groups: 97.9% Portuguese



Tourists visiting Portugal in 2010 by nationality.

Source: Statistics Portugal / Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE)

Football Association: FPF, Federação Portuguesa de Futebol

Football League: I Divisao/ II Divisao de Honra

Government: parliamentary democracy

Highest Mountain: Pico, Azores 2351m

International access code: +351

Internet country code: .pt

Internet users: 5,168,000 (2009)

Main export partners:
EU 74% (Spain 26.5%, Germany 12.9%, France 12%, UK 6.7%; 2007); Spain 27.3%, Germany 12.9%, France 12.4%, Angola 7%, UK 5.7%; 2009)

Main imports partners:
EU 79% (Spain 29%, Germany 13.1%, France 8.1%, Italy 5.6%, Netherlands 4.4%; 2007); (Spain 32.6%, Germany 13.2%, France 8.3%, Italy 5.8%, Netherlands 5.5%; 2009)

Meat production: 882,576 tonnes (2010)

Military: conscription ended in 2004; now voluntary

Milk production: 2,002,576kl (2010)

Mobile phones: 12,226,000 (2006); 15,178,000 (2009)

National soccer team uniform: red and green

Population density: 109.1 per km2

Population: 10,676,910 (July 2008 estimate); 10,760,305 (July 2011 estimate)

Principal cities & populations:
Lisbon 559,400
Porto 264,200
Amadora 175,600
Braga 114,500
Setubal 114,000
Coimbra 103,200
Funchal 103,000

Pro soccer teams: 36 in 2 divisions

Public telephones per 1000 inhabitants: 2.95 (2010)

Railways: 3,319km of track

Ruling party: Social Decomcrat Party (Partido Social Democrata)

Stock market: Euronext

Teaching staff in higher education: 37,281 (2005)

Time: GMT (Daylight saving time (DST) March 30-October 26 2003)

Tourism (visitors 2006): 12.8 million

Unemployment: 7.7% (2007 estimate); 10.8% (2010 estimate)

Urban population: 38% (2000 estimate); 61% of total population (2010 estimate)

Video system: PAL

Wettest month: January (in Lisbon)

Wine production: 6,946,118hl (2010)

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