Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, declined by an annual 3.2 percent to 6.174 million people in May of 2020, after falling 2.1 percent in the prior month and compared with market expectations of a 2.6 percent slump. It was the sharpest decline since available records began in January of 2006, despite the country started easing anti-virus lockdown restrictions in May as many staff reductions decided in April came into effect the following month. On a monthly basis, corporate employment went down 1.4 percent.

Employment Change in Poland averaged 2.06 percent from 2006 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 5.80 percent in January of 2008 and a record low of -3.20 percent in May of 2020. This page provides - Poland Employment Growth YoY- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Poland Employment Growth YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)

Employment Change in Poland is expected to be -2.80 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 3.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland Employment Growth YoY is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2021 and 2.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Poland Employment Growth YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.20 -2.10 5.80 -3.20 2006 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-18 09:00 AM Feb 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 1%
2020-04-20 08:00 AM Mar 0.3% 1.1% 0.8% 0.7%
2020-05-20 08:00 AM Apr -2.1% 0.3% -0.5% -0.8%
2020-06-18 08:00 AM May -3.2% -2.1% -2.6% -3%
2020-07-17 08:00 AM Jun -3.2% -4%
2020-08-19 08:00 AM Jul
2020-09-17 08:00 AM Aug
2020-10-19 08:00 AM Sep -2.8%


News Stream
Polish Employment Falls the Most on Record
Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, declined by an annual 3.2 percent to 6.174 million people in May of 2020, after falling 2.1 percent in the prior month and compared with market expectations of a 2.6 percent slump. It was the sharpest decline since available records began in January of 2006, despite the country started easing anti-virus lockdown restrictions in May as many staff reductions decided in April came into effect the following month. On a monthly basis, corporate employment went down 1.4 percent.
2020-06-18
Poland Employment Drops the Most in Over 10 Years
Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, dropped by an annual 2.1 percent to 6.259 million people in April 2020, after rising 0.3 percent in the previous month and compared with market expectations of 0.5 percent fall. It was the sharpest decline since November 2009 amid business closures and lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. On a monthly basis, corporate employment went down 2.4 percent.
2020-05-20
Polish Employment Growth at 6-Year Low
Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, rose by an annual 0.3 percent to 6.412 million people in March of 2020, easing from a 1.1 percent advance in the previous month and below market expectations of 0.8 percent. It was the weakest growth in employment since February of 2014 as businesses remain locked down since March 23th due to the coronavirus pandemic. On a monthly basis, corporate employment edged down 0.5 percent.
2020-04-20
Poland Employment Growth Unchanged in February
Employment in Poland's enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons, rose by an annual 1.1 percent to 6.446 million people in February 2020, the same as in the previous month and in line with market expectations. On a monthly basis, corporate employment edged up 0.1 percent.
2020-03-18

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.