The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 3.4 percent in October 2021, compared with 3.4 percent in the previous month, the EU statistical office Eurostat reported.
A lower index than Poland was recorded by the Czech Republic (2.6 percent), the Netherlands (2.9 percent), and Germany (3.3 percent).
In the EU as a whole, the unemployment rate in this approach amounted to 6.7 percent in October.
Eurostat measures the harmonized unemployment rate as the percentage of unemployed people aged 15-74 who were able to take up employment in the next two weeks and who were actively looking for a job in the past weeks for all economically active people in the country.
According to the data of the Central Statistical Office (GUS), the unemployment rate, measured as a percentage of the unemployed registered in labor offices in relation to the entire civilian population, was 5.5 percent at the end of October 2021, i.e. it fell by 0.1 percentage point against the previous month.