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.

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 ...