GUS: Salaries up by 3.7% y/y; employment by 1.1%

The average monthly salary in the Polish enterprise sector grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year and amounted to PLN 4,132 in April, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Tuesday. In month-on-month terms salaries declined by 2.2 percent.

Locked content GUS: GDP growth at 3.5% in Q1

Seasonally unadjusted real GDP growth rate stood at 3.5 percent in Q1 2015, compared with 3.3 percent in the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced on Friday. Economists surveyed by Polish Press Agency PAP expected the economy to grow by 3.3 percent in Q1. S...

Locked content Average salary up by 4.1% y/y – GUS

In the first quarter of 2015, the average monthly salary in Poland amounted to PLN 4,054, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a press release on Tuesday. It means that the average monthly salary grew by 2.85 percent quarter-on-quarter and rose by 4.1 percent year-on-year. Earlier in April, ...

Locked content Significant increase in microcompanies closed in March

As many as 23,874 sole proprietorship companies were established in March, an increase of 2,500 month-on-month, however, 28,297 were shut down in the same period, 7,605 more than in February 2015, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS). In March 2014, 22,724 sole proprietorship companies ...

Unemployment rate falls in March – GUS

Poland’s unemployment rate stood at 11.7 percent at the end of March (along with the expectations) compared with 12 percent a month before, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed. In March 2014, the unemployment amounted to 13.5 percent.

Locked content Consumer sentiment up in April – GUS

In April 2015, the consumer confidence indicator (BWUK) grew by 5.5 percentage points compared with March, according to a report by  Central Statistical Office (GUS) published on Thursday. Now it stands on the level of -10.9, an increase of 7.2 pp year-on-year. The forward-looking indicator (WWUK), ...

GUS: industrial output soars

Poland’s sold industrial output grew by 8.8 percent year-on-year in March, higher than expected, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a data release on Monday. Market consensus had put the figure at 7.2 percent y/y. In February, industrial production increased by 4.9 percent y/y. The s...

Locked content Retail sales up by 3% in March – GUS

The volume of retail sales in Poland rose by 3.0 percent year-on-year in March, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS). In month-on-month terms, retail trade recorded a seasonal increase of 17.4 percent. When calculated in real terms (constant prices) retail sales grew by 6.6 percent y/y,...

Locked content GUS corrects GDP growth for 2014

Poland’s statistics office GUS presented corrected GDP growth data for 2014 on Friday. Growth in 2014 was 3.4 percent year-on-year, while an earlier estimate saw it at 3.3 percent. GUS has also corrected data for Q4 2014, when GDP grew by 3.3 percent y/y. The office had earlier informed that GDP gro...