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Selected indicators of the Health sector in Portugal

 

Indicator
(Unit)
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
 
Turnover
(thousand million €)
26.5
28.1
28.7
26.2
25.4
25.1
25.9
27.0
 -
 -
[A]
Gross Value Added
(thousand million €)
8.8
9.0
8.9
7.9
7.9
8.0
8.4
8.7
 -
 -
[A]
Exports§
(million €) 
627
704
702
939
1,011
1,045
1,168
1,215
1,417 
 1,398
[B]
Companies/ Institutions
(no.)
80,461
83,297
84,276
84,724
83,504
83,355
85,567
88,909
 -
 -
[A]
Workers
(thousands)
258.8
265.2
260.6
265.8
269.2
269.0
264.6
279.3
 -
 -
[A]
R&D investment
(million €) 
291
365
409
365
340
325
377
400
 401
 -
[C]
R&D investment - Companies
(million €)
100
88
103
116
114
112
120
109
 108
[C]
Workers in R&D activities
(FTE)
5,574
5,625
5,348
5,894
5,690
5,194
5,230
5,589
 6,063
 -
[C]
Researchers
(FTE)
5,063
4,841
4,787
5,562
5,268
4,369
4,421
4,755
 5,093
 -
[C]
Publications
(no.)
4,284
5,054
5,790
6,120
6,889
7,774
7,989
8,096
 -
[C]
Doctorates
(no.)
361
351
415
450
534
610
-
-
 -
 -
[C]
Participation in FP7 / H2020 - Health -
Success rate
(%)
-
21.0
30.3
39.4
30.4
25.0
20.7
-
 -
 -
[D]
Patent applications:
European + PCT
(no.) 
11
17
18
21
21
39
-
-
 -
 -
[E]
Clinical trials authorisation applications
(no.) 
146
116
107
88
118
114
127
137
 142
 137
[F]
Life expectancy at birth
(years)
78.9
79.3
79.6
79.8
80.0
80.2
80.4
80.6
-
-
[G]
Infant mortality rate
(0/00)
3.3
3.6
2.5
3.1
3.4
2.9
2.9
2.9
3.2
2.6
[G]
            

§ Does not include exports of eHealth solutions and health-related services.

SOURCES: [A] Porto Business School; [B] AICEP; [C] DGEEC; [D] GPPQ; [E] INPI; [F] Infarmed; [G] INE/PORDATA.

 

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