In 2021, a remuneration The average for a person aged 35 to 44 (1,510 euros) is 19.6% higher than that of young adults aged 25 to 34 (1,263 euros). This is the conclusion from the latest bulletin on remuneration of the National Institute of Statistics (INE). worker, The figures are based on data from the tax authorities and respect about four million workers.
According to INE, “the distribution of gross monthly wages is positively asymmetric in any given year in Portugal, with a high concentration of workers low income”
“In 2021, 69% woman The average gross monthly remuneration observed in this population group was equal to 1,354 euros, the institute further concludes that, “various indicators of Inequality Income distribution in Portugal between 2019 and 2021 reflects a slight improvement in inequality”.
INE also highlights that the wage range for the highest proportion of workers in Portugal has increased from 750 to 800 euros to 850 to 900 euros between 2019 and 2021.
“That’s it […] Comparing 2019 and 2021, we note that, in 2019, the range of remuneration that aggregated the highest proportion of employees (mode; 7.1% of employees) was between 750 euros and less than 800 euros. In 2021, the highest proportion of workers in the range (7.6%) included salaries between 850 euros and 900 euros”, it said. use.