Portugal’s Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Context 2002-2012

Portugal’s Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Context 2002-2012, by Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, Megan Haddock and Helen Stone Tice, Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies in cooperation with Instituto Nacional de Estatística.

A significant economic presence: the size of the Portuguese NPI sector In 2006, nonprofit institutions (NPIs) in Portugal employed nearly 185,000 workers that represents 4.3% of Portugal’s total employment.  These workers produced goods and services worth over €5.7 billion, 14 and ultimately contributed €2.7 billion of Gross Value Added 15 to the national economy.

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