Portugal become EU’s fastest aging country


  • According to a study published by the contemporary Portugal database Pordata, the elderly population in Portugal has tripled in the past three decades and it currently registers 182 elderly people for every 100 young people, making it the European Union (EU) Has the largest population. 
  • There has been a rapidly growing population. an old country
  • Comparing this data with 1990 figures, at that time Portugal registered 66 elderly people per 100 youths.
  • Between 2015 and 2020, Portugal recorded an annual aging rate of 3.6 percent, which is higher than all EU countries.
  •  According to researcher Jorge Malheiros of the Center for Geographical Studies of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Lisbon, the accelerated increase in the rate of aging in Portugal is a result of the departure of young people from the country. 
  • Meanwhile, many such foreigners have also come to the country who have already retired.