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 Pharmacies and mobile medicine depots (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Pharmacies and mobile medicine depots (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013) and Type of local pharmaceutical unit; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Pharmacies statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2021
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • Type of local pharmaceutical unit
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • PHARMACY:  Health facility, licensed by a permit granted by the National Pharmacy and Medicines Institute (Portuguese acronym: INFARMED), only awarded to pharmacists on the basis of tendering procedures. The carrying on of its activity is duly regulated, and it is the task of pharmacists or of pharmacy technicians under their supervision, to compound, control, store and dispense medications to the general public. Under duly regulated conditions, it may have two new medicine depots.
  • MEDICINE DEPOT:  A unit targeted at dispensing medications to the general public, of the responsibility of a pharmacist and depending on a pharmacy in the permit of which it is registered. Its establishment and operating conditions are special and duly regulated.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Count
Last update date 06/08/2022

information presented in 9/8/2022