Locked content Eurostat: October unemployment in Poland down

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland was 5.7 percent in October, compared with 5.8 percent a month earlier, the EU statistical office Eurostat said on Thursday. This is a significant drop from October of 2015, when it was 7.3 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses rou...

Locked content Unemployment down in October

According to Eurostat, the rate of seasonally-adjusted unemployment in Poland in September slipped down 0.2 percentage points to 5.7, compared with August. However, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), the official unemployment rate, which measures the percentage of registered unemploy...

Locked content Poland gender pay gap among lowest in the EU – Eurostat

The difference between the average pay of men and women in Poland is 7.7 percent, which is one of the best results in the European Union, according to Eurostat. Poland is in sixth place when it comes to gender pay parity. Only Romania, Luxembourg, Italy, Belgium, and Slovenia do better. At the oppos...

Retail sales up 10.8% y/y in August: Eurostat

Seasonally adjusted retail sales in Poland rose 10.8 percent y/y in August 2016, the EU statistical office Eurostat reported. In monthly terms, retail sales fell by 0.6 percent in August. Across the EU, retail sales fell 0.1 percent m/m, but increased 2.1 percent y/y. Retail sales in Poland rose in ...

Locked content Unemployment rate at 5.9% in VIII

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 5.9 percent in August 2016, a decline of 0.1 percentage point m/m. In August 2015, the unemployment rate amounted to 7.4 percent, according to data released by the EU statistics office, Eurostat. As for the entire EU, the unemployment rate...

Locked content Eurostat: Labor costs up 2.5% in Q2

Nominal hourly labor costs in Poland grew by 2.5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2016, the EU’s statistics office Eurostat said in a data release on Friday. Wages grew by 2.5 percent and non-wage costs grew by 2.7 percent. The biggest hike in labor costs was noted in construction secto...

Locked content HICP inflation at -0.5% in August – Eurostat

The harmonized index of consumer prices for Poland stood at -0.5 percent year-on-year in August, according to data released by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat. In month-on-month terms, prices declined by 0.2 percent. Throughout the EU, the rate amounted to -0.3 percent year-on-year. CPI inflatio...

Locked content Eurostat: Industrial output up 0.9%

Seasonally adjusted industrial production in Poland increased by 0.9 percent year to year in July, Eurostat said on Wednesday. Month to month, production fell by 1.7 percent. Throughout the European Union, seasonally adjusted industrial production decreased by 0.1 percent y/y and dropped by 1 percen...

Locked content Eurostat: 93% satisfied with life in Warsaw

As much as 93 percent of Warsaw’s inhabitants are satisfied with life in the capital, according to a data release from the EU statistics office Eurostat. The figure has inched up by 3 percent since 2012. The analysis of the quality of life was based on 9 main parameters: material living condit...