Eurostat: Unemployment unchanged in May

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 4.8 percent in May, the same as the month before, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. This is a drop from May 2016, when it stood at 6.3 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses roughly the same criteria as Poland’s Cen...

Locked content Prices in Poland at 53% of the EU average

In 2016, the price levels in Poland stood at 53 percent of the EU average, making them the third lowest in the whole bloc, Eurostat said. The highest levels were in Denmark (139 percent), followed by Ireland (125 percent), Luxemburg and Sweden (both 124 percent). While the lowest were in Bulgaria, (...

Eurostat: Unemployment unchanged in March

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland was 5.3 percent in March, the same as in February, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. This is a drop from March of 2016, when it was 6.4 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses roughly the same criteria as Poland’s Central Sta...

Eurostat: Retail sales up by 6.9% in February

The volume of seasonally adjusted retail trade in Poland grew by 6.9 percent year-on-year in January, according to a data release from the EU’s statistics office Eurostat. In month-on-month terms, it fell by 0.2 percent.

Locked content Four Polish regions among the poorest in EU

According to data released by Eurostat, four Polish regions were listed among the regions with GDP per capita below 50 percent of the EU average. These include Podlaskie, Warmińsko-Mazurskie (both at 49 percent), Podkarpackie (48 percent), and Lubelskie (47 percent). The poorest EU region is Bulgari...

Eurostat: January unemployment in Poland down

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland was 5.4 percent in January, compared with 5.5 percent a month earlier, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. This is a drop from January of 2015, when it was 6.7 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses roughly the same criteria a...

Locked content Eurostat: Unemployment in Poland fell to 5.9% in December 2016

The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 5.9 percent in December 2016, compared to 6 percent in the previous month, the EU statistical office Eurostat reported on Tuesday. Across the EU, the unemployment rate in this approach amounted to 8.2 percent in December. Eurostat measures the harmonized...

Eurostat: retail sales up by 7.1%

The volume of seasonally adjusted retail trade in Poland grew by 7.1 percent year-on-year in October, according to a data release from the EU statistics office Eurostat. In month-on-month terms, it grew by 1.8 percent.