Eurostat: January unemployment in Poland down

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland was 5.4 percent in January, compared with 5.5 percent a month earlier, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. This is a drop from January of 2015, when it was 6.7 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses roughly the same criteria a...

Unemployment grows in January

Poland’s unemployment rate in January stood at 8.6 percent, a 0.3 percent increase month-on-month, the Ministry of Labor, Family and Social Policy said. The number of registered unemployed grew to 1.397 million compared to 1.335 million in December.

Locked content Poles less eager to emigrate – DGP

Daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna published a report which states that the number of Poles that plan to move abroad to work and live has dropped in Q3 of last year to 207,000 (compared to 252,000 in Q2) according to Central Statistical Office (GUS) data. The reasons for the decline are numerous, both pol...

Locked content Unemployment steady in December

Poland’s unemployment rate edged up slightly in December, to 8.3 percent, according to the Central Office of Statistics. In November, it had been 8.2 percent. According to figures tallied from labor offices, the number of registered unemployed was 1.34 million last month. The figure was consistent w...

GUS releases unemployment numbers by sector, voivodship

Poland’s Central Statistical Office announced on Friday in a press release that the registered unemployment rate in November was 8.2 percent – the same as for October. At the end of November the number of registered unemployed was 1.31 million, which was actually a slight increase compar...

Locked content 150k women left their jobs because of Family 500+ program?

According to statistics released by Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), between March and September, the number of economically active population has dropped by 150,000 and the only group (aged 25-44) whose activity has dropped in that period are women. The reason given for leaving their jobs...

Locked content Eurostat: October unemployment in Poland down

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland was 5.7 percent in October, compared with 5.8 percent a month earlier, the EU statistical office Eurostat said on Thursday. This is a significant drop from October of 2015, when it was 7.3 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses rou...

Unemployment levels to stay put in 2016 – Rafalska

Unemployment levels in Poland will remain at current levels – at least until the end of the year – Polish Minister for Labour Elżbieta Rafalska said in an interview with RMF radio on Tuesday. At the end of October of this year, the rate stood at 8.2 percent. And although the government doesn’t expec...