The northern region accounts for 28% of the country’s telecommuting population. The regional differences in adopting this system are related to the differences in production structure.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics (INE), between April 2020 and December 2020, the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (AML) concentrated 48% of the country’s telecommuting population.
“Between April 2020 and December 2020, 15.6% of the employed population in telecommuting was 15.6%. Among the seven regions of NUTS II, the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (AML) had the highest proportion (27.9%), with a concentration of 48%. The population. The National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement this Friday: “The number of people engaged in telecommuting in the country has increased. “
In turn, the northern region accounts for 28% of the country’s total remote working population. “However, the expression of remote working among the employed population in the region (12%) is much lower than that confirmed in AML.”
In the rest of the region, the proportion of the working population is “lower than the national average” (15.6%), while in the autonomous region it is less than 9%.
According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, the differences between regional production structures justify the regional differences in telecommuting.
According to published data, in information and communication activities (66.9%), financial and insurance activities (47.6%), consulting, scientific activities, technology and similar activities, administrative activities and support services (32.5%).
“The importance of the population engaged in remote work in anti-money laundering is related to the large number of displacements in the region due to work and the asymmetric structure of the displacement pattern, indicating that proximity to regular work areas has different effects on the local economy, he pointed out.
It also stands out in industry, public administration and national defense, social security, education, human health and social behavior, and contributes the most to the employment population of telecommuting (33.7%).
In the NUTS II region (Northern, Central, Anti-Money Laundering, Alentejo, Algarve, Azores and Madeira), public administration and defense, social security, education, human health and social action also contributed the most Economic activity. Madeira (55.6%) and the Azores (50%) have the highest values, while anti-money laundering (28.2%) has the lowest values.
The latest Metropolitan Area Mobility Survey (2017) shows that more than half of the people who live and work in the area are destined for the city of Lisbon.
In this city, for every job, for every 100 residents aged 15 or over, there are 53 business trips from other cities.