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Polish unemployment steady at 4.9% in July: labour ministry

05.08.2022 11:00
Poland’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent in July, unchanged from June and marking the lowest level in 32 years, the country’s labour ministry said on Friday.
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There were around 811,500 people without jobs across the nation at the end of July, down by 6,500 from a month earlier, according to the Polish labour ministry.

The state-run Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported last month that the Polish jobless rate had dropped to 4.9 percent in June, from 5.1 percent in May.

Meanwhile, the European Unions Eurostat statistics agency, which uses a different methodology, estimated at the start of this month that unemployment in Poland was a modest 2.7 percent in June, the second-lowest rate in the 27-nation European Union.

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Source: IAR, PAP