Indicators are explained below the map.
Numbers in green = better than EU average; red = worse than EU average.
|Life expectancy||Men: 78 years|
|Women: 84.1 years|
|Self-perceived health||Low education level: 34.9%|
|Medium education level: 70.4%|
|High education level: 75.2%|
|Access to health care services||Low education level: 2.2%|
|Medium education level: 1.3%|
|High education level: 0.5%|
|Life expectancy||lowest: Região Autónoma dos Açores, 78.1 years|
|highest: Norte, 82.0 years|
|At risk of poverty or social exclusion||lowest: Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, 13.3%|
|highest: Região Autónoma dos Açores, 31.8%|
|Tertiary educational attainment||lowest: Região Autónoma dos Açores, 13.8%|
|highest: Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, 35.2%|
National Statistical Institute of Portugal
EuroHealthNet partners working on health inequalities
National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge
Centre for Social Research and Intervention – Lisbon University Institute ISCTE-IUL
Egas Moniz Higher Education Cooperative
Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso Foundation
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Resources from and about Portugal
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