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| Santarém (Municipality) | | Age Level Structure |
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Population Evolution |
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Unemployment by Sectors of Economic Activity |

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Santarém (Municipality)   Area ................................................. 559 Km2
Populacion Density ............................ 112 P/Km2
Number of "Freguesias" (Parishes) ...... 28
Population Rate (81- 91) .................... 0,4%
Unemployment Level ......................... 5,5

Santarém has a priveleged location which gives the Town a unique character, not only as a point for different national and international transport systems, but also as a distribution centre for products and services. The Town has also 50% of the municipality population, centralizing the most part of the unemployment, lodging and services.

Municipality - 62 621 inhabitants
Santarém - 26 357 inhabitants
(Urban "Freguesias")

In the last 20 years there has been a population increase which originated an urbanization phenomenon all over Portugal.

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Age Level Structure   Concerning the age level some changes happened, due to a low birth-rate there is a decrease in the active population and an increase of the elderly groups.
The shape of the age pyramid, presenting a progressive base narrowing and a top enlargement, shows the municipality aging.

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Population Evolution   Thought there is a general aging tendence, the Town population is considerably younger.
According to the previsions for the year of 2010, 1/4 of the population in Santarém will be more than 65 years old.

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Unemployment by Sectors of Economic Activity   The municipality has 62 621 inhabitants, but it has an active population of about 26 298 inhabitants, concerning the year of 1991, which gives a general activity rate of 42%.
The employment structure, according to the activity sector in the municipality showed an important decrease in the active poplulation, in the primary sector (during the sixties till 1991) 50% of the total population changed into 10% in 1991. In the secondary sector there was an increase from 22% in 1960 to 32% in 1991 and, in the tertiary sector there was an increase from 28% in 1960 to 58% in 1991.
 

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