Locked content Unemployment down to 5.9% in June

Unemployment rate in June 2018 stood at 5.9 percent, compared to 6.1 percent in May, statistics GUS stated. The June reading came in on par with earlier estimates by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy. The number of registered unemployed persons in employment offices amounted to 967,90...

Unemployment drops in May

Poland’s unemployment rate stood at 6.1 percent at the end of May, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed, representing a 0.2 percentage points m/m drop

Housing construction drops in May – GUS

In May, the number of dwellings in which construction has started dropped y/y by 5.9 percent to 20,536, according to data released by the Central Statistics Office (GUS), year-to-date it grew by 9.3 percent. Moreover, the number of dwellings completed decreased by 12.3 percent y/y to 11,958, while Y...

Employment and wages grow in May – GUS

According to data released by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the average employment in companies in May grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year, while the wages grew by 7 percent y/y. In month-to-month terms, employment remained unchanged, while salaries increased by 3 percent. The average sa...

Locked content Number of toursists using accommodation grows – GUS

The number of tourists using accommodation in Poland in January-April grew by over 7 percent y/y, Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. There were around 8.7 million tourists compared to 8.1 million in the same period of 2017. In January-April, GUS registered  6.9 million domestic touris...

Locked content GUS: Inflation expected below 1.5% at end of 2018

Consumer inflation in May was at 1.7 percent y/y, in line with the expectations of Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS). In the following months, it may be even higher, exceeding 2 percent y/y.  But at the end of the year it may be below 1.5 percent y/y, analysts said. The main reasons for inflat...