Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


In the second quarter of the year, activities related to accommodation, catering and similar employed 332.4 thousand individuals, a value that represents an increase of 28.8%, according to data released by travelBI.

The data shows that, between April and June, the population employed in the Accommodation and Restoration and Similar sectors represented 6.7% of the total economy, which represents an increase of 0.4 p.p. compared to the second quarter of last year.


Among the data released, there is also information on the qualifications of workers in sectors linked to tourism, through which it is possible to see that, in the second quarter, 54% of the population employed in the accommodation and catering sectors and similar had secondary education and higher, which translates into an increase of 5.0 p.p. compared to the same period in 2022.


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