Regional accounts (Base 1995): GFCF and household accounts
Regional accounts - 2003: GFCF and household accounts
29 December 2005
In 2003 domestic GFCF declined by 8.3% from the previous year, which was broadly based across all regions, with particular incidence in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, where GFCF declined by 21.4%, followed by the Alentejo Region (-13.2% and -11.4% according to NUTS 1989 and NUTS 2002 respectively) and the Lisboa e Vale do Tejo/Lisboa Region (-10.1% and -13.5% respectively). The Norte Region suffered a decline in investment from 2002 to 2003 (-2.0%).
As regards household accounts in 2003, the Lisboa Region, the Autonomous Region of Madeira and the Algarve Region posted primary income and disposable income per capita above the national average, particularly Lisboa, where indices attained 145 and 134 respectively. The indices for the same indicators in the Norte Region, the Autonomous Region of Açores, the Centro Region and the Alentejo Region were below national average, in particular the Norte Region. In 2003, the latter region posted the lowest indices for primary income and disposable income per capita in the period under review, 19% and 17% respectively below the national average.