Portugal: In-depth PESTLE Insights

This PESTLE country analysis report on Portugal provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

- Understand the political system in Portugal through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.

- Understand the economic situation in Portugal through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.

- Understand customer demographics in Portugal through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

- Understand the technological landscape in Portugal through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.

- Understand the legal landscape in Portugal through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators

- Understand the environmental landscape in Portugal through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators

Scope

- The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Portugal, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

- The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Portugal 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."

- The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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- What is the outlook in Portugal in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?

- How does Portugal perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?

- How does Portugal perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

- How does Portugal perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Overview 2

Catalyst 2

Summary 2

Key findings 2

PESTLE Highlights 4

Key fundamentals 6

Key Facts and Geographic Location 14

Key ...

Table of Contents

Overview 2

Catalyst 2

Summary 2

Key findings 2

PESTLE Highlights 4

Key fundamentals 6

Key Facts and Geographic Location 14

Key Facts 14

Geographic location 15

PESTLE Analysis 16

Summary 16

Political Analysis 17

Overview 17

Current Strengths 17

Current Challenges 18

Future prospects 18

Future Risks 19

Economic Analysis 21

Overview 21

Current Strength 21

Current Challenges 23

Future Prospects 24

Future Risks 24

Social Analysis 26

Overview 26

Current Strengths 26

Current Challenges 28

Future Prospects 31

Future Risks 31

Technological Analysis 33

Overview 33

Current Strengths 33

Current Challenges 35

Future Prospects 37

Legal Analysis 41

Overview 41

Current Strengths 41

Future Prospects 43

Future Risks 44

Environmental Analysis 46

Overview 46

Current Strengths 46

Current Challenges 48

Future Prospects 48

Future Risks 48

Political Landscape 49

Summary 49

Evolution 49

Pre-1945 49

1945 - 2018 49

Structure and Policies 51

Key Political Figures 51

Structure of Government 52

Key Political Parties 52

Composition of the Government 53

Key Policies 54

Performance 56

Governance Indicators 56

Outlook 56

Economic Landscape 58

Summary 58

Evolution 58

Pre-1950 58

1950-1990 59

1991 onwards 59

Structure and Policies 60

Financial Authorities and Regulators 60

Performance 61

GDP and Growth Rate 61

GDP Composition by Sector 62

Fiscal Situation 66

Exports and Imports 66

International Investment Position 67

Key Monetary Indicators 67

Employment 68

Outlook 69

Social Landscape 70

Summary 70

Evolution 70

Structure and Policies 70

Demographic Composition 71

Education 72

Performance 73

Healthcare 73

Education 74

Outlook 74

Technological Landscape 75

Summary 75

Evolution 75

Structure and Policies 75

Intellectual Property 75

Performance 76

Mobile and Internet 76

Outlook 77

Legal Landscape 78

Summary 78

Evolution 78

Structure and Policies 78

Judicial System 78

Tax Regulation 79

Performance 79

Effectiveness of the Legal System 79

Outlook 80

Environmental Landscape 81

Summary 81

Evolution 81

Structure and Policies 81

Environmental Regulations 81

Performance 81

Environmental Impact 81

CO2 Emissions 82

Outlook 82

Appendix 83

Ask the analyst 83

Disclaimer 83

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Portugal – Key Fundamentals, 2015-2022f 6

Table 2: Portugal – Key Facts, 2018 14

Table 3: Analysis of Portugal's Political Landscape 17 ...

List of Tables

Table 1: Portugal – Key Fundamentals, 2015-2022f 6

Table 2: Portugal – Key Facts, 2018 14

Table 3: Analysis of Portugal's Political Landscape 17

Table 4: Analysis of Portugal's Economy 21

Table 5: Analysis of Portugal's Social System 26

Table 6: Analysis of Portugal's Technology Landscape 33

Table 7: Analysis of Portugal's Legal Landscape 41

Table 8: Analysis of Portugal's Environmental Landscape 46

Table 9: Mid-Year Population by Age (as a Percentage of the Total Population), 2017 71

Table 10: Patents Granted by the USPTO, 2013 - 2018 76

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Portugal 15

Figure 2: Export of Goods to China, 20011 - 2017 19

Figure 3: Expanding Portugal Economy in ...

List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Portugal 15

Figure 2: Export of Goods to China, 20011 - 2017 19

Figure 3: Expanding Portugal Economy in terms of Real GDP, 2008 - 2018e 22

Figure 4: General Government Deficit (Percentage of GDP) , 2008 - 2018e 23

Figure 5: Youth Unemployment Rate (Percentage of Youth Labor Force), 2017 24

Figure 6: Bank’s Non-Performing Loans to Total Gross Loans, 2017 25

Figure 7: Number of Tourists in Portugal, 2013 - 2017 27

Figure 8: Growing Number of Doctors and Nurses, 2008 - 2016 28

Figure 9: Gini Coefficient, 2016 29

Figure 10: Poverty Rate, 2017 30

Figure 11: Percentage of Adults (Aged 25-64) with an Upper Secondary and Tertiary Level of Education as the Highest Level Attained, 2017 31

Figure 12: Increasing Old Age Dependency as Percentage of Working-age Population, 2000 - 2017 32

Figure 13: R&D Personnel Per 1,000 Employed, 2016 34

Figure 14: R&D Personnel Per 1,000 Employed in Portugal, 2008 - 2016 35

Figure 15: Gross Domestic Spending on R&D, as a Percentage of GDP, 2016 36

Figure 16: Patents Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 2018 37

Figure 17: Enterprises Selling Online (at least % Turnover), 2017 38

Figure 18: Tax Subsidy Rates on R&D Expenditures, 2017 39

Figure 19: High Technology Exports as a Percentage of Manufactured Exports, 2016 40

Figure 20: Declining Crime Rate, 2011 - 2017 42

Figure 21: Product Market Regulations, 2008 and 2013 43

Figure 22: Average Tax Wedge - Single Person at 100% of Average Earnings with No Child, 2017 44

Figure 23: Average Tax Wedge - One-earner Married Couple at 100% of Average Earnings with Two Children, 2017 44

Figure 24: Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal, January -October 2018 47

Figure 25: Portugal - Key Political Events 51

Figure 26: Portugal - Key Political Figures 52

Figure 27: Composition of Legislature (Percentage Share), Election 2015 54

Figure 28: Portugal's Historical GDP Growth, 2008 - 2017 60

Figure 29: GDP and GDP Growth Rate in Portugal, 2013 - 2022f 62

Figure 30: GDP Composition by Sectors, 2017 63

Figure 31: Agricultural Output of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 64

Figure 32: Industrial Output of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 65

Figure 33: Services Output of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 66

Figure 34: External Trade of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 67

Figure 35: Consumer Price Index and Consumer Price Index-Based inflation in Portugal, 2013 - 2022f 68

Figure 36: Unemployment in Portugal, 2012 - 2022f 69

Figure 37: Major Religions of Portugal, 2011 72

Figure 38: Expenditure on Healthcare in Portugal, 2008 - 2017 73

Figure 39: Expenditure on Education in Portugal, 2007 - 2016 74

Figure 40: Internet Users and Growth Rate in Portugal, 2012 - 2017 77

Figure 41: Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Portugal, 2008 - 2015 82

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