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Portuguese GDP increased throughout the country in 2021, but the region where it grew the most was in the Alentejo: 6.8 percent compared to 2020.

Compared to the previous year, all regions in mainland Portugal increased their GDP by between 5 percentage and 7 percentage, with the exception of the Centre region. On the islands, the highlight goes to the Autonomous Region of Madeira, where GDP grew by 8 percent. In the Autonomous Region of the Azores, the increase was 5 percent.

In the Portuguese regions (considering only mainland Portugal), the one where GDP increased the most in 2021 was the Alentejo (an increase of 6.8 percent compared to 2020). This was followed by Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (AML) and the Algarve (both with an increase of 5.6 percentage), the North region (5.4 percent) and the Centre (4.8 percent).


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