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Foreign influx vital to Portuguese economy

With locals leaving the country to find work in more developed economies, the number of foreigners choosing to live in Portugal jumped to nearly 400,000 by the end of 2016, with 83% working and much of the remainer, retired.

The number of non-Portuguese living in the country increased by 2.3% in 2016, reversing a downward trend that had been worrying government since 2010.


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