Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, rose by an annual 2.6 percent to 6.396 million people in December 2019, the same as in the prior month and in line with market expectations. On a monthly basis, corporate employment showed no growth. Considering 2019, employment grew 2.7 percent from the previous year.

Employment Change in Poland averaged 2.13 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.80 percent in January of 2008 and a record low of -2.40 percent in September of 2009. This page provides - Poland Employment Growth YoY- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)

Employment Change in Poland is expected to be 2.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Poland to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland Employment Growth YoY is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Poland Employment Growth YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.60 5.80 -2.40 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly
NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-17 08:00 AM Sep 2.6% 2.6% 2.6% 2.7%
2019-11-21 09:00 AM Oct 2.5% 2.6% 2.6% 2.4%
2019-12-18 09:00 AM Nov 2.6% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
2020-01-21 09:00 AM Dec 2.6% 2.6% 2.6% 2.5%
2020-02-19 09:00 AM Jan 2.6%


News Stream
2019-12-18
Polish Employment Growth Slightly Above Forecasts
Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, rose by an annual 2.6 percent to 6.39 million people in November 2019, up from 2.5 percent in the prior month and beating market expectations of 2.5 percent. On a monthly basis, corporate employment edged up 0.2 percent.

2019-11-21
Polish Employment Growth at 3-1/2-Year Low
Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, rose by an annual 2.5 percent to 6.38 million people in October 2019, easing from 2.6 percent in the previous month and missing market expectations of 2.6 percent. That was the smallest increase in corporate employment since February 2016. On a monthly basis, employment was flat.

2019-10-17
Poland Employment Growth in Line with Forecasts
Poland's average paid employment in companies with more than 9 employees rose 2.6 percent year-on-year to 6.390 million people in September 2019, the same as in the previous month and in line with market expectations. It remained the weakest growth in employment since February 2016. Compared to the previous month, employment dropped 0.1 percent.

2019-09-18
Polish Employment Growth at 3-1/2-Year Low
Poland's average paid employment in companies with more than 9 employees increased 2.6 percent year-on-year to 6.390 million people in August of 2019, below a 2.7 percent rise in the previous month and less than market expectations of a 2.7 percent gain. It was the weakest growth in employment since February of 2016. Compared to the previous month, employment edged down 0.1 percent.

2019-08-20
Poland Employment Growth in Line with Forecasts
Poland's average paid employment in companies with more than 9 employees increased 2.7 percent year-on-year to 6.397 million people in July of 2019, below a 2.8 percent rise in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Compared to the previous month, employment edged up 0.1 percent.

2019-07-17
Polish Employment Growth Above Forecasts in June
Poland's average paid employment in companies with more than 9 employees went up 2.8 percent year-on-year to 6.39 million people in June of 2019, slightly above a 2.7 percent rise in May and beating market estimates of a 2.6 percent increase. Compared to the previous month, employment rose 0.2 percent.


Poland Employment Growth YoY
In Poland, employment growth refers to the annual change of employment in the enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons and conducting economic activity within the scope of the following areas: forestry and logging; marine fishing; mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities; construction; wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activities; information and communication; real estate activities; legal and accounting activities; activities of head offices; management consultancy activities; architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis; advertising and market research; other professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities; arts, entertainment and recreation; repair of computers and personal and household goods; other personal service activities.

Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.10 5.00 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 16619.00 16484.00 16619.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 867.20 850.73 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.60 0.70 11.60 0.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.50 10.00 44.20 9.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 119.40 116.70 119.40 82.50 points [+]
Productivity 125.60 130.30 145.90 66.20 points [+]
Job Vacancies 67.70 80.90 120.30 5.30 Thousand [+]
Wages 4931.59 4839.24 5014.94 1008.03 PLN/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 5000.80 4990.17 5000.80 2722.47 PLN/Month [+]
Wage Growth 6.20 5.30 13.16 0.38 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 523.09 523.09 523.09 158.94 EUR/Month [+]
Population 37.98 37.97 38.67 29.48 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.58 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.58 65.00 [+]
Part Time Employment 935.00 1021.30 1396.00 935.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.20 55.90 57.10 53.20 percent [+]
Employment Change 2.60 2.60 5.80 -2.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.90 68.20 68.90 50.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 15290.60 15102.50 15290.60 11844.00 Thousand [+]