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Portugal: The Portuguese Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective (2006) « Comparative Nonprofit Sector Publications « International Publications « Downloads
Date postedNovember 15, 2006
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CategoriesComparative Nonprofit Sector Publications, International Publications
Tagsportugal, europe

Produced by Universidade Católica Portuguesa, this report by Raquel Campos Franco, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, Eileen M. H. Hairel and Lester M. Salamon, summarizes the findings of the Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project work in Portugal. The findings show that the nonprofit and voluntary sector expenditures as of 2002 that represent 4.2 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), employing 4.0 percent of the economically active population. This makes the Portuguese nonprofit sector roughly equivalent in size to that in neighboring Spain and Italy. Data is circa 2002.


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