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Portugal: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Portugal: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Summary


This PESTLE country analysis report on Portugal provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

  • Understand the political system in Portugal through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Portugal through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Portugal through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Portugal through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • Understand the legal landscape in Portugal through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators
  • Understand the environmental landscape in Portugal through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators
Scope
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Portugal, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Portugal 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
  • Reasons to buy
    • What is the outlook in Portugal in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
    • How does Portugal perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
    • How does Portugal perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
    • How does Portugal perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


    Overview
    Catalyst
    Summary
    Key findings
    PESTLE Highlights
    Key fundamentals
    Key Facts and Geographic Location
    Key Facts
    Geographic location
    PESTLE Analysis
    Summary
    Political Analysis
    Overview
    Current Strengths
    Current Challenges
    Future prospects
    Future Risks
    Economic Analysis
    Overview
    Current Strength
    Current Challenges
    Future Prospects
    Future Risks
    Social Analysis
    Overview
    Current Strengths
    Current Challenges
    Future Prospects
    Future Risks
    Technological Analysis
    Overview
    Current Strengths
    Current Challenges
    Future Prospects
    Legal Analysis
    Overview
    Current Strengths
    Future Prospects
    Future Risks
    Environmental Analysis
    Overview
    Current Strengths
    Current Challenges
    Future Prospects
    Future Risks
    Political Landscape
    Summary
    Evolution
    Pre-1945
    1945 - 2018
    Structure and Policies
    Key Political Figures
    Structure of Government
    Key Political Parties
    Composition of the Government
    Key Policies
    Performance
    Governance Indicators
    Outlook
    Economic Landscape
    Summary
    Evolution
    Pre-1950
    1950-1990
    1991 onwards
    Structure and Policies
    Financial Authorities and Regulators
    Performance
    GDP and Growth Rate
    GDP Composition by Sector
    Fiscal Situation
    Exports and Imports
    International Investment Position
    Key Monetary Indicators
    Employment
    Outlook
    Social Landscape
    Summary
    Evolution
    Structure and Policies
    Demographic Composition
    Education
    Performance
    Healthcare
    Education
    Outlook
    Technological Landscape
    Summary
    Evolution
    Structure and Policies
    Intellectual Property
    Performance
    Mobile and Internet
    Outlook
    Legal Landscape
    Summary
    Evolution
    Structure and Policies
    Judicial System
    Tax Regulation
    Performance
    Effectiveness of the Legal System
    Outlook
    Environmental Landscape
    Summary
    Evolution
    Structure and Policies
    Environmental Regulations
    Performance
    Environmental Impact
    CO2 Emissions
    Outlook
    Appendix
    Ask the analyst
    Disclaimer
    List of Tables
    Table 1: Portugal - Key Fundamentals, 2015-2022f 6
    Table 2: Portugal - Key Facts, 2018 14
    Table 3: Analysis of Portugal's Political Landscape 17
    Table 4: Analysis of Portugal's Economy 21
    Table 5: Analysis of Portugal's Social System 26
    Table 6: Analysis of Portugal's Technology Landscape 33
    Table 7: Analysis of Portugal's Legal Landscape 41
    Table 8: Analysis of Portugal's Environmental Landscape 46
    Table 9: Mid-Year Population by Age (as a Percentage of the Total Population), 2017 71
    Table 10: Patents Granted by the USPTO, 2013 - 2018 76
    List of Figures
    Figure 1: Map of Portugal 15
    Figure 2: Export of Goods to China, 20011 - 2017 19
    Figure 3: Expanding Portugal Economy in terms of Real GDP, 2008 - 2018e 22
    Figure 4: General Government Deficit (Percentage of GDP) , 2008 - 2018e 23
    Figure 5: Youth Unemployment Rate (Percentage of Youth Labor Force), 2017 24
    Figure 6: Bank’s Non-Performing Loans to Total Gross Loans, 2017 25
    Figure 7: Number of Tourists in Portugal, 2013 - 2017 27
    Figure 8: Growing Number of Doctors and Nurses, 2008 - 2016 28
    Figure 9: Gini Coefficient, 2016 29
    Figure 10: Poverty Rate, 2017 30
    Figure 11: Percentage of Adults (Aged 25-64) with an Upper Secondary and Tertiary Level of Education as the Highest Level Attained, 2017 31
    Figure 12: Increasing Old Age Dependency as Percentage of Working-age Population, 2000 - 2017 32
    Figure 13: R&D Personnel Per 1,000 Employed, 2016 34
    Figure 14: R&D Personnel Per 1,000 Employed in Portugal, 2008 - 2016 35
    Figure 15: Gross Domestic Spending on R&D, as a Percentage of GDP, 2016 36
    Figure 16: Patents Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 2018 37
    Figure 17: Enterprises Selling Online (at least % Turnover), 2017 38
    Figure 18: Tax Subsidy Rates on R&D Expenditures, 2017 39
    Figure 19: High Technology Exports as a Percentage of Manufactured Exports, 2016 40
    Figure 20: Declining Crime Rate, 2011 - 2017 42
    Figure 21: Product Market Regulations, 2008 and 2013 43
    Figure 22: Average Tax Wedge - Single Person at 100% of Average Earnings with No Child, 2017 44
    Figure 23: Average Tax Wedge - One-earner Married Couple at 100% of Average Earnings with Two Children, 2017 44
    Figure 24: Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal, January -October 2018 47
    Figure 25: Portugal - Key Political Events 51
    Figure 26: Portugal - Key Political Figures 52
    Figure 27: Composition of Legislature (Percentage Share), Election 2015 54
    Figure 28: Portugal's Historical GDP Growth, 2008 - 2017 60
    Figure 29: GDP and GDP Growth Rate in Portugal, 2013 - 2022f 62
    Figure 30: GDP Composition by Sectors, 2017 63
    Figure 31: Agricultural Output of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 64
    Figure 32: Industrial Output of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 65
    Figure 33: Services Output of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 66
    Figure 34: External Trade of Portugal, 2012 - 2017 67
    Figure 35: Consumer Price Index and Consumer Price Index-Based inflation in Portugal, 2013 - 2022f 68
    Figure 36: Unemployment in Portugal, 2012 - 2022f 69
    Figure 37: Major Religions of Portugal, 2011 72
    Figure 38: Expenditure on Healthcare in Portugal, 2008 - 2017 73
    Figure 39: Expenditure on Education in Portugal, 2007 - 2016 74
    Figure 40: Internet Users and Growth Rate in Portugal, 2012 - 2017 77
    Figure 41: Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Portugal, 2008 - 2015 82

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