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Polish unemployment at 5.4% in January: stats office

23.02.2024 10:30
Unemployment in Poland rose to 5.4 percent in January, from 5.1 percent in December, the country’s statistics office reported on Friday.
Photo: PAP/Tytus Żmijewski

The reading was in line with an earlieestimate by the government.

There were around 837,17people without jobs across the nation at the end of January, compared with 788,200 a month earlier, according to the state-run Statistics Poland (GUS) office.

The state-run statistics agency reported earlier this month that employment in Polish companies inched down 0.2 percent in January on average in year-on-year terms.

According to the European Union’s Eurostat statistics agency, which uses a different methodology, unemployment in Poland was a modest 2.7 percent in December, down from 2.8 percent the previous month and the second-lowest rate in the 27-nation bloc.


Source: IAR, PAP