Unemployment at 12% – GUS

The registered unemployment rate in Poland stood at 12 percent in January,  up from 11.5 percent in December, according to data published on Tuesday by the Central Statistical Office (GUS). The figure is better than an estimate by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy. According to the ministry, t...

GUS: retail sales up by only 0.1% y/y

The volume of retail sales in Poland rose by o.1  year-on-year in January, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS) . In month-on-month terms, retail trade recorded a seasonal decline of 22.6 percent.

Locked content Housing construction numbers down in January

Developers and other investors completed 11,210 housing units in January 2015. This is 10.8 percent less than in January 2014 and 29.0 percent less than in December, according to preliminary statistics published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS). Construction on 7,240 units was launched in Jan...

Locked content Industrial output inches up in January

Poland’s industrial output increased by 1.7 percent year-on-year in January, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a data release on Wednesday. In December 2014, industrial output rose by nearly 8 percent. The output of the construction sector rose by 1.3 percent y/y. Analysts surveyed by the...

Locked content GUS reports an increase in jobs and salaries

Employment in the entrepreneurial sector has gone up by 1.2 percent in January year-on-year, reported the Central Statistical Office (GUS). Salaries have also gone up by 3.6 percent y/y to PLN 3,942 in companies employing more than 9 people. If you take into account January’s deflation, the re...

GUS: Q4 GDP growth lowest in 2014

Poland’s GDP grew by 3.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the corresponding period of 2013, falling short of analysts’ expectations of 3.1 percent. The annual growth rate dropped by 0.3 percentage points compared to Q3 2014, the Central Statistical Office informed.

2014: exports rose by 5.2% and imports by 5.5%

In January-December 2014, the value of Polish exports reached €163.1 billion, an increase of 5.2 percent year-on-year and imports value reached €165.5 billion, an increase of 5.5 y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed.

Salaries up by 3.4% in 2014 y/y

The average gross monthly salary in the national economy grew by 3.4 percent year-on-year in 2014 to PLN 3,783 the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday. The average gross monthly salary in the national economy in 2013 stood at PLN 3,653.