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Portugal has 4th highest number of expats living in EU

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Portugal is the fourth European Union (EU) country with most nationals of working age living in another Member State, according to a study published on Monday by Eurostat.

Portugal has 4th highest number of expats living in EU

According to the EU’s official Statistical Office, 13.9 percent of Portuguese citizens aged between 20 and 64-years- old lived in another EU country in 2017, a percentage that far exceeds the European average of 3.8 percent.
In this latest ranking, Portugal is surpassed only by Romania (19.7 percent), Lithuania (15 percent) and Croatia (14 percent).
Germany (1 percent), the United Kingdom (1.1percent), Sweden and France (both with 1.3 percent) are the countries with the fewest displaced active citizens.
Portugal is also one of six Member States where the resident home population has a higher share of tertiary education graduates than its working age nationals abroad.
The others are Bulgaria, Croatia, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.
The study also showed that the percentage of Portuguese people of working age living in another country in the EU grew by 2.9 percent between 2007 and 2017.

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Edition 1479
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