Talented People

Talented People

Talented People

Portuguese workers are highly skilled thanks to an internationally recognised educational system and to the great capacity of Portuguese people to learn foreign languages.

Portuguese workers have a good command of the English language, being Portugal in the 18th World position out of 80 countries and 14th position within Europe (14/27) in the English Proficiency Index 2017.

Portuguese salaries are competitive to the employer versus the available and qualified human capital.
Portugal:
  • Has 94.5% adult literacy rate
  • 8.2 is the average years of schooling
  • 73.000 is the number of Portuguese students that completed a degree in 2015/2016
  • There are 2 Top Portuguese management schools in the Financial Times’ Top 30 of the best in Europe: Catholic University in 38th position for its International MSc in Management and ranked Nova School of Business and Economics in the 17th position for International Masters in Management Programme
  • 26.6% is the percentage of the population aged 25-34 that speaks at least one foreign language and 20.5% speaks two foreign languages.

All the economic data are being updated according to the official release.


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