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Summary

Public policies prioritise intermediate qualifications in tourism, agriculture, forestry, mining and trade sectors, as well as professionals related to the environment and the sea.

Key facts:

  • Portugal’s employment rate was 65.6% in 2013 – lower than the national 2020 and EU–28 2020 target of 75%.
  • Public policies prioritise intermediate qualifications in tourism, agriculture, forestry, mining and trade sectors, as well as professions related to the environment and the sea.
  • Long–term unemployment of young people and low–qualified older workers poses a challenge to population skills.

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