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

Unemployment Rate in Poland increased to 11.50 percent in December of 2014 from 11.40 percent in November of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 13.60 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
11.50 11.40 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 Tuesday, January 27, 2015.


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.

The number of registered unemployment persons rose by 1.4 percent to 1825.2 thousand in December from 1799.8 in the previous month.

At the end of December, the number of new job offers was 39.9 thousand, down from 56.4 thousand reported in the previous month but up compared with 30.6 thousand reported a year earlier. 


Central Statistical office of Poland, anna@tradingeconomics.com
1/27/2015 1:31:02 PM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-25 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct
11.3% 11.5% 11.4% 11.3%
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%
2015-03-05 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Feb
11.7%
2015-04-06 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
11.4%
2015-05-05 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Apr
10.9%


Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.40 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 16063.00 15793.00 16063.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1825.80 1799.50 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 0.06 0.07 0.09 0.01 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.70 11.60 2.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.20 23.40 44.10 16.30 percent [+]
Productivity 128.70 127.90 128.70 60.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 3781.14 3739.97 3895.31 1008.03 PLN [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3751.93 3759.82 3792.44 2722.47 PLN [+]
Labour Costs 121.50 121.50 121.50 52.80 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 6.10 Dec/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Dec/14 6.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Nov/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Nov/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 5.00 Nov/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 13.40 Nov/14 13.30 13.40 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Nov/14 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.76 Dec/14 4.53 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.10 Dec/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Dec/14 3.40 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.70 Nov/14 23.67 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.40 Dec/14 3.20 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.40 Oct/14 10.50 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.80 Nov/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.60 Dec/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]