Eurostat: Unemployment at 8% in January

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 8 percent in January, according to data released by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat. In December the rate was 8.2 percent, while in January 2014 it stood at 9.9 percent.

Deflation in Poland rose to 1% in January y/y

The harmonized index of consumer prices in Poland stood at -1 percent year-on-year in January, according to data published by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat on Wednesday. The month-on-month rate was -0.4 percent.

Locked content Most Poles drive cars older than 10 years

As much as 71 percent of the cars on Polish roads have at least 10 years, according to data provided by Eurostat cited by the Polish daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. This is twice as much as in Germany and nearly three times more than in Belgium and the United Kingdom. Poland comes off badly even…...

Locked content Poles work a lot but not hard enough – Eurostat

Polish employees are second-longest working in the EU (after Greeks) but their productivity needs an improvement, according to Eurostat. In 2013, the average working time in Poland was 41 hours per week, a 3.5 hours longer that the EU average time. However, in terms of productivity (GDP per hour wor...

Locked content Eurostat: Unemployment rate at 8.0%

The unemployment rate stood at 8.0 percent in December, compared to 8.2 percent in November, Eurostat informed Friday. The number of unemployes amounts to 1.39 million in December, versus 1.42 million the previous month. An unemployed person is defined by Eurostat, according to the guidelines of the...

Public debt increased in Q3 – Eurostat

The central and local government debt rose to PLN 831.33 billion at the end of Q3 2014, up from PLN 821.34 billion three months earlier, Eurostat reported. The debt stood at PLN 930.5 billion at the end of the same quarter of 2013.