Poland Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Poland decreased to 12 percent in June of 2014 from 12.50 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 13.64 Percent from 1990 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 20.70 Percent in February of 2003 and a record low of 0.30 Percent in January of 1990. Unemployment Rate in Poland is reported by the Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS).

   
 
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Poland Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.00 12.50 20.70 0.30 1990 - 2014 Percent Monthly
In Poland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Poland Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.


Polish Unemployment Down to Nearly 3-Year Low


Poland’s jobless rate fell for the fifth straight month to 12 percent in June of 2014 from 12.5 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate since October of 2011.

The number of unemployed people decreased to 1.91 million in June from 1.98 million in May. Year-on-year, unemployment fell 9.3 percent. 

In June, the number of employed persons in the enterprise sector increased 1.3 percent year-on-year and 0.2 percent month-over-month to 5.76 million. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
7/23/2014 10:42:28 AM


Recent Releases

Polish Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall
Polish jobless rate decreased to 12.5 percent in May of 2014 from 13 percent in the previous month. Unemployment decreased for the fourth consecutive month, as the economy is generating new jobs. Published on 2014-06-26

Poland Unemployment Rate Down to 6-Month Low
Polish jobless rate fell for the third consecutive month to 13 percent in April of 2014 from 13.5 percent in the previous month. A year earlier, unemployment was recorded at 14 percent. Published on 2014-05-26


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-24 09:00 AM Poland
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 13.5% 13.9% 13.6% 13.7%
2014-05-26 09:00 AM Poland
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 13.0% 13.5% 12.9% 13%
2014-06-26 09:00 AM Poland
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 12.5% 13.0% 12.5% 12.8%
2014-07-23 09:00 AM Poland
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 12.0% 12.5% 12.1% 12.3%
2014-08-22 09:00 AM Poland
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 12.0%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.00 12.50 20.70 0.30 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 8539.00 8509.00 10596.00 7480.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1912.60 1986.70 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.01 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.70 4.40 11.60 2.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 24.00 24.50 44.10 16.30 Percent [+]
Productivity 127.60 127.60 127.60 60.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 3943.00 3878.30 4221.50 2385.30 PLN [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3703.75 3769.58 3792.44 2722.47 PLN [+]
Labour Costs 119.10 113.80 119.10 52.70 Index Points [+]
Population 38.49 38.53 38.67 29.56 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.25 60.00 60.25 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.25 65.00 65.25 65.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 368.90 392.70 392.70 158.90 EUR [+]





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