Unemployment may drop to 6.8% by the end of the year – Rafalska

Unemployment rate at the end of 2017 may reach 6.8 percent. – Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy Elzbieta Rafalska said. “October may be the last month of decline, then in November and December will see growth due to the end of seasonal work,” Rafalska said.

This would be a better result than assumed in the budget estimates which stand at 8.1 percent.

In June, the unemployment rate was at 7.1 percent, according to the Central Statistics Office GUS.

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