Poland Unemployment Rate 1990-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Poland decreased to 11.70 percent in March of 2015 from 12 percent in February of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 13.58 percent from 1990 until 2015, 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
11.70 12.00 20.70 0.30 1990 - 2015 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 Tuesday, April 28, 2015.


Poland Unemployment Rate Steady at 12% in February


Polish jobless rate was unchanged at 12 percent in February of 2015 as the number of registered unemployed remained the same. A year ago, the unemployment rate was 13.9 percent.

The number of unemployed persons was unchanged at 1.918 million persons in February. When compared with the same month of the previous year, the number dropped by 14.9 percent.

Employment in the enterprise sector increased slightly by 0.1 percent to 5.808 million. A year earlier, the figure was 5.733 million.

Long term unemployment fell by 0.6 percent compared to January 2015 and by 11.3 percent compared to February 2014. The number of newly registered unemployed also decreased (-23.4 percent MoM and -2.5 percent YoY).

Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
3/24/2015 3:23:30 PM


Recent Releases

Polish Unemployment Rate at 7-Month High
Polish jobless rate increased for the third straight month to 12 percent in January of 2015 from 11.5 percent in the previous period, due to a rise in the number of unemployed. A year earlier, unemployment was recorded at 13.9 percent. Published on 2015-02-24

Polish Jobless Rate Rises Slightly in December
Unemployment rate in Poland increased to 11.5 percent in December of 2014 as compared to 11.4 percent in the previous month as the number of unemployed increased by 25 Thousand. A year earlier the unemployment rate was 13.4 percent. Published on 2015-01-27


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-24 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
12% 11.5% 11.9% 11.8%
2015-03-24 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Feb
12% 12% 12% 12%
2015-04-17 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
11.7% 12% 11.7%
2015-05-22 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Apr
11.7% 11%
2015-06-05 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  May
10.5%
2015-07-06 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jun
10.3%


Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.70 12.00 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 16018.00 16063.00 16063.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1860.60 1918.70 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 69.90 57.80 69.90 0.01 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.60 11.60 2.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.80 21.00 44.10 16.20 percent [+]
Productivity 128.70 127.90 128.70 60.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 3942.67 3781.14 3942.67 1008.03 PLN/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3983.19 3707.51 3983.19 2722.47 PLN/Month [+]
Labour Costs 125.40 121.70 125.40 52.80 Index Points [+]
Population 38.48 38.49 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 409.53 404.16 409.53 158.94 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 4.90 3.24 13.16 0.38 percent [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.10 Mar/15 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.20 Mar/15 5.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Mar/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Feb/15 11.40 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.80 Feb/15 4.80 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Feb/15 12.60 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Mar/15 7.10 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.90 Mar/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Mar/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.30 Jan/15 10.90 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Feb/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Mar/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]