March 1 results

Were you surprised by the European Commission’s gloomy economic predictions for Portugal?

An overwhelming majority of readers, 84%, said this week that they were not surprised by the European Commission predictions for Portugal’s economy, while 16% said the forecast was unexpected.

The Algarve Resident runs an online poll every week – log onto our website at and you will find the current question on the right hand side of the page.

Voting runs from each Wednesday for a week.

Your vote will be registered as soon as you click and you will see in an instant how your vote has affected the poll. This week’s question is:

Is the high number of new businesses in Portugal in January a sign of growing market confidence?