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 Recipients of unemployment benefits, of social security (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Recipients of unemployment benefits, of social security (No.) by Age group; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Institute of Informatics
First available period 1999
Last available period 2018
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence
  • Age group
  • BENEFICIARY:  A person registered as entitled to social protection, within the scope of contributory and non-contributory social security schemes.
  • UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT:  Cash benefit granted to workers complying, generally, with the following conditions: they were employees for a minimum of 540 working days and had their corresponding wage registered with Social Security for a period of 24 months immediately prior to the date of unemployment; they are capable and available to work; they involuntarily became unemployed; they are registered with a job centre; they paid contributions based on actual salaries.
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations SOCIAL SECURITY: Set of legally established systems and sub-systems administered in the terms set forth in the Portuguese Constitution, in applicable international instruments and in the Social Security law.
Last update date 17/09/2019

information presented in 27/2/2020