Unemployment Rate in Poland decreased to 4.80 percent in August from 4.90 percent in July of 2022. source: Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)

Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 12.04 percent from 1990 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 20.70 percent in February of 2003 and a record low of 0.30 percent in January of 1990. This page provides the latest reported value for - Poland Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Poland Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

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Poland Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-24 08:00 AM Jul 4.9% 4.9% 4.8% 4.9%
2022-09-23 08:00 AM Aug 4.8% 4.9% 4.9% 4.9%
2022-10-25 08:00 AM Sep

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 4.80 4.90 percent Aug 2022
Unemployed Persons 806.90 810.20 Thousand Aug 2022
Employed Persons 16770.00 16714.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Job Vacancies 79.00 74.80 Thousand Aug 2022
Wages 6156.25 6235.22 PLN/Month Jun 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 6206.36 6289.11 PLN/Month Aug 2022
Wage Growth 12.70 15.80 percent Aug 2022
Employment Change 2.40 2.30 percent Aug 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.40 57.60 percent Dec 2021

Poland Unemployment Rate
In Poland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.80 4.90 20.70 0.30 1990 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Polish Jobless Rate Lowest Since 1990
Poland’s unemployment rate stabilized at 4.9% in July of 2022, the same as in the previous month, and remained the lowest rate since September 1990. Still, figures came slightly above market expectations of 4.8%. The number of registered unemployed people steadied at 810.2 thousand. Compared to July last year, the jobless rate was higher at 5.8%.
Polish Jobless Rate Hits 2-1/2-Year Low
Poland’s unemployment rate edged down to 5.1 percent in May of 2022 from 5.2 percent in the previous month, in line with market expectations. It was the lowest jobless rate since November 2019, as the number of registered unemployed declined by 27.8 thousand to 850.2 thousand. A year earlier, the jobless rate was higher at 6.1 percent.
Poland Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2019
Poland’s unemployment rate edged down to 5.2 percent in April of 2022 from 5.4 percent in the previous month and was slightly below market expectations of 5.3%. It was the lowest jobless rate since December 2019, as the number of registered unemployed declined by 24.1 thousand to 878,000. A year earlier, the jobless rate was higher at 6.3 percent.