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

Unemployment Rate in Poland increased to 12 percent in January of 2015 from 11.50 percent in December of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 13.59 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
12.00 11.50 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 Saturday, February 28, 2015.


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.

The number of jobless increased to 1.918 million in January from 1.8225 million in the previous month. A year ago, the figure was 2.26 million.

Employment in the enterprise sector increased slightly by 0.5 percent to 5805 thousand in January. A year earlier, there were 5721 thousand people employed in the corporate sector.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/24/2015 11:16:49 AM


Recent Releases

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

Poland Unemployment Rate Edges Up in November
Polish jobless rate increased to 11.4 percent in November of 2014 from 11.3 percent in October. It was the first rise in ten months as less jobs were created. Published on 2014-12-23


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-08 12:30 PM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
11.4% 11.3% 11.3% 11.4%
2015-01-22 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
11.5% 11.4% 11.5%
2015-02-24 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
12% 11.5% 11.9% 11.8%
2015-03-20 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Feb
12% 11.8%
2015-04-06 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
11.5%
2015-05-05 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Apr
11%


Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.00 11.50 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 16018.00 16063.00 16063.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1918.60 1825.20 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 0.05 0.05 0.09 0.01 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.90 11.60 2.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.60 23.10 44.10 16.30 percent [+]
Productivity 128.70 127.90 128.70 60.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 3942.67 3781.14 3942.67 1008.03 PLN [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3726.04 3897.23 3897.23 2722.47 PLN [+]
Labour Costs 121.50 121.50 121.50 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 404.16 404.40 404.40 158.90 EUR [+]
Wage Growth 3.61 3.74 13.16 0.38 percent [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.40 Jan/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.30 Jan/15 4.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Jan/15 6.70 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Nov/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.40 Dec/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jan/15 4.80 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 12.90 Dec/14 13.30 13.40 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Jan/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.51 Jan/15 3.76 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.20 Jan/15 7.20 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.50 Jan/15 5.30 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Jan/15 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.70 Nov/14 23.67 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.50 Jan/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.70 Nov/14 10.40 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.70 Dec/14 5.80 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.70 Jan/15 5.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]