Locked content Eurostat: Poles purchasing power at two-thirds of EU average

Eurostat released a purchasing power comparison of European nations’ GDP per capita. The EU28 taken as the index baseline gives a measure of how well off each country’s citizens are. Poland’s GDP was 67 percent of the EU average, a percentage point higher than the year before. Coun...

Locked content Unemployment down again in October

Poland’s unemployment dropped to 8.3 percent in October, from 8.5 percent in September, according to data published by Eurostat. The jobless rate in the EU stood at 10 percent. Last year, the rate was significantly higher in October, at 10.1 percent. There were 1.45 million unemployed people in Pola...

Locked content Eurostat: unemployment in Europe at 10.5%

According to June statistics provided by Eurostat, 11.5 percent of Europeans in the euro zone are unemployed. This is the lowest unemployment figure for the euro zone since September 2012. Meanwhile, in the entire European Union the unemployment figures show 10.2 percent of citizens out of work. Thi...

Locked content Eurostat: Unemployment at 9.6% in Poland

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 9.6 percent in May 2014, according to data released by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat on Tuesday. A month earlier the rate was 9.7 percent. Throughout the EU the unemployment rate was 10.3 percent in May compared to 10.4 percent in Ap...

Locked content Eurostat: Poland’s retail trade up in December

The volume of retail trade in Poland grew by 6.7 percent year-on-year, the EU’s statistics office Eurostat said in a data release on Wednesday. Trade  declined by 0.4 percent from November to December. Throughout the EU, retail trade grew by 0.1 percent y/y and declined by 0.8 percent m/m in Decembe...