GUS: Consumer sentiment drops in March

The consumer confidence indicator (BWUK) dropped by 0.8 percentage points to 5.4 in March, compared to the February reading, according to a report by Central Statistical Office (GUS). Compared to last year, the indicator is up by 7.4 percentage points

GUS: Non-financial with PLN 126 bln net profit in 2017

Polish enterprises earned net PLN 126.4 billion at end-Q4, up 13.8 percent y/y, while investment outlays grew by 3.4 percent to PLN 126.2 billion, data from Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed. Net profit reached PLN 145.3 billion and was up by 8.1 percent compared with 2016, whil...

Employment and wages grow in February – GUS

According to data released by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the average employment in companies in February grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year, while the wages grew by 6.8 percent. In month-to-month terms, employment grew by 0.2 percent, while salaries increased by 0.2 percent as well.

Vacancies drop in Q4 – GUS

There were 117,816 vacancies in Poland at end-Q4, compared to 77,975 in the corresponding period in 2016, the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

Locked content GUS: women constitute 44.5% of the workforce

According to the Central Statistics Office GUS data, at end-Q3 last year, out of 16.5 million people in the workforce, 44.5 percent were women. The most “feminized” is health care and social care, where 81.7 percent of employees are female. Other sectors with a high percentage of female workers incl...

GUS: Q4 GDP growth at 5.1%

Poland’s GDP grew by 5.1 percent y/y in the Q4 compared with a 4.9 percent increase in Q3, Central Statistics Office GUS said confirming the previous flash estimate.

Unemployment grows in January – GUS

Poland’s unemployment rate stood at 6.9 percent at the end of January, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed, representing a 0.3 percentage points m/m growth.

GUS: economic outlook on the rise in February

The synthetic economic outlook (SI) in February increased in m/m and y/y terms, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. The indicator increased in the all sectors: services, retail, construction, manufacturing, and reached 114.1 points. The indicator has been above its long-term average since...