Locked content BIEC: Slower improvement on labor market

The forward-looking labor market indicator, calculated by the Bureau for Investments and Economic Cycles (BIEC) has been declining for a year, according to a report from the institution quoted by the Polish Press Agency. Over the past months the rate of decline has slowed down over the past months, ...

Locked content Eurostat: unemployment in Europe at 10.5%

According to June statistics provided by Eurostat, 11.5 percent of Europeans in the euro zone are unemployed. This is the lowest unemployment figure for the euro zone since September 2012. Meanwhile, in the entire European Union the unemployment figures show 10.2 percent of citizens out of work. Thi...

Locked content Unemployment to fall to 11%

The registered unemployment rate in Poland will decline to nearly 11 percent in July-September, Deputy Labor Minister Jacek Męcina told radio station TOK FM. It will then grow seasonally. Sectors such as tourism, restaurants, horticulture and agriculture are important to the Polish labor market, Męc...

Unemployment rate at 12%

The registered unemployment rate in Poland stood at 12 percent in June, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Wednesday. Poland’s Labor Ministry expected the figure to be 12.1 percent.

Locked content Eurostat: Unemployment at 9.6% in Poland

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 9.6 percent in May 2014, according to data released by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat on Tuesday. A month earlier the rate was 9.7 percent. Throughout the EU the unemployment rate was 10.3 percent in May compared to 10.4 percent in Ap...

Unemployment continues downward trend

The latest data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) shows a decrease in unemployment. The unemployment rate at the end of May was 12.5 percent, compared with 13 percent in April, as presented in a GUS statement. This is the lowest unemployment rate in the last year and a half.