Poland Unemployment Rate 1990-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Poland decreased to 11.30 percent in October of 2014 from 11.50 percent in September of 2014, according to estimates from the Minister for Labour and Social Policy. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 13.61 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
11.30 11.50 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. Content for - Poland Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Thursday, November 27, 2014.


Poland Unemployment Rate at 5-Year Low


Polish jobless rate fell for the eight consecutive month to 11.3 percent in October of 2014. It is the lowest rate since November of 2009.

In October of 2014, the number unemployed persons declined 14 percent year-on-year to 1784.8 thousand from 2075.2 thousand persons a year earlier.

Employment in the enterprise sector increased 1.3 percent over a year earlier with information and communication activities posting the highest gain (+ 3.8 percent yoy) and construction the lowest (- 6.8 percent).

Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
11/25/2014 12:32:06 PM


Recent Releases

Poland Unemployment Rate at 11.5%
Polish jobless rate continued its downward trend to 11.5 percent in September of 2014 from 11.7 percent in August, below market expectations. Published on 2014-10-23

Poland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall
Jobless rate in Poland fell to 11.7 percent in August of 2014 from a revised 11.8 percent in July. It is the lowest rate in three years. Published on 2014-09-23


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-08 08:30 AM
Unemployment Rate  Aug 2014
11.7% 11.9% 11.9%
2014-10-23 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Sep 2014
11.5% 11.7% 11.6% 11.5%
2014-11-25 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct 2014
11.3% 11.5% 11.4% 11.3%
2014-12-22 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov 2014
11.3% 11.4%


Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.50 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 15793.00 15573.00 15793.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1784.80 1821.90 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 0.09 0.07 0.09 0.01 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.70 11.60 2.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.60 22.90 44.10 16.30 percent [+]
Productivity 128.70 127.90 128.70 60.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 3980.90 3900.50 4221.50 2385.30 PLN [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3699.43 3694.75 3792.44 2722.47 PLN [+]
Labour Costs 121.80 119.50 121.80 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 404.16 404.40 404.40 158.90 EUR [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Oct/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.70 Oct/14 4.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.50 Oct/14 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Sep/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Sep/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.20 May/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 5.00 Sep/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Sep/14 12.50 12.80 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Sep/14 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.78 Oct/14 5.08 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Oct/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.10 Oct/14 4.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Oct/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Oct/14 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.10 Aug/14 9.80 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Sep/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Oct/14 5.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]