Official Portal - Statistics Portugal
Statistics Portugal´s dissemination policy is clearly users-oriented and assigns great importance to meeting customer needs and expectations. Wide and easy access to Statistics Portugal’s information is a priority, as well as improving the quality of the service provided. Transparency, which must underlie the production and dissemination of official statistics, is also based on a revisions policy.
Data dissemination
Statistics Portugal offers its customers several means and services to access information:
- Internet
On the Statistics Portugal website you can:

- Statistics Portugal libraries
In Statistics Portugal libraries - in Porto, Coimbra, Lisboa, Évora and Faro customers have free access to all our publications (hard copy and CD-ROM), to publications of other (national, foreign and international) institutions, as well as to our website and official statistics websites across the world.
- Statistics Portugal Information Network for Higher Education Institutions
Statistics Portugal (SP) provides a free service to all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in order to facilitate and increase the access and the use of official statistical information, which has the following aspects:
  • Offer of SP´s publications (in paper);
  • Training on the use of the SP´s Portal and Eurostat´s Portal for teachers, students, researchers and technical assistants of the HEI's documentation / library services.
To benefit from these services, HEIs should only request them from SP. There is no need to formalize this type of collaboration.