Portugal Emigration

2011 – 120,000 emigrated

Unemployment rate is 15.2% with 36.6% unemployment among those aged under 24.

There are 80,000 unemployed university graduates.

There are more than 400,000 attending university.

Last month €344 millions Impulso Jovem to tackle youth unemployment
through hiring incentives for small and medium sized companies,
internships and financial support to encourage entrepreneurship.