The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 4.5 percent in January, the same as the month before, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. This is a drop from January 2017, when it stood at 5.3 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses roughly the same criteria as Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) to measure unemployment levels, stated that the number of unemployed people in Poland amounted to 768k, compared with 7778k a month earlier. Across the EU, the unemployment rate stood at 7.3 percent.
According to GUS data, the unemployment in January was at 6.9 percent.