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Polish jobless rate second-lowest in EU, at 2.7% in June: Eurostat

01.08.2022 23:45
Unemployment in Poland was a modest 2.7 percent in June, unchanged from May and the second-lowest rate in the 27-nation European Union, the bloc’s statistics agency has reported.
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The Czech Republic boasted the lowest jobless rate in the bloc in June, at 2.4 percent, while Germany trailed Poland in third place, with 2.8 percent, according to the Eurostat agency.

Meanwhile, Spain had the highest seasonally-adjusted jobless rate in the EU, at 12.6 percent, while Greek unemployment was the second-highest at 12.3 percent, the agency's data showed.

Eurostat reported on Monday that the EU average for June was 6 percent, stable compared with May.

Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), which uses a different methodology, reported last month that the Polish jobless rate dropped to 4.9 percent in June, from 5.1 percent in May.


Source: PAP, europa.eu/eurostat