Employment in Poland increased by 2.40 in August of 2022. source: Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)

Employment Change in Poland averaged 1.85 percent from 2006 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 5.80 percent in January of 2008 and a record low of -3.30 percent in June 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 September of 2022.

Employment Change in Poland is expected to be 2.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Poland Employment Growth YoY is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Poland Employment Growth YoY

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-19 08:00 AM Jul 2.3% 2.2% 2.1% 1.8%
2022-09-20 08:00 AM Aug 2.4% 2.3% 2.4% 2%
2022-10-20 08:00 AM Sep 2.4% 2.6%

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 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.40 2.30 5.80 -3.30 2006 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Poland Employment Growth in Line With Expectations
Corporate employment in Poland rose 2.2 percent year-on-year to 6.497 million people in June of 2022, easing from a 2.4 percent increase in the previous period and in line with market expectations. On a monthly basis, employment edged 0.1 percent higher, equivalent to an increase of approximately 5 thousand full-time workers, driven by admissions in units including seasonal workers during the summer. Since the beginning of the year, monthly changes in employment recorded a positive trend, with the exception of May, as the Polish labor market continued to recover from the pandemic.
Poland Employment Growth Below Expectations
Corporate employment in Poland rose 2.4 percent year-on-year to 6.492 million people in May of 2022, easing from a 2.8 percent increase in the previous month and below market expectations of a 2.6 percent rise. On a monthly basis, employment fell by 0.1 percent, equivalent to a decrease in approximately 5 thousand full-time workers, driven by layoffs in the units, end of fixed-term contracts and non-extension, and an increase in work absence due to sick leaves. It was the first monthly contraction in average paid employment this year, while other periods since the beginning of 2022 showed a steady rise in average paid employment.
Poland Employment Growth Above Expectations
Corporate employment in Poland rose 2.8 percent year-on-year to 6.497 million people in April of 2022, the most since June 2021, accelerating from a 2.4 percent increase in the previous month and above market expectations of 2.7 percent. On a monthly basis, employment went up 0.2 percent, caused among others by admissions in the units, return of employees from sick and unpaid leaves and increasing time frames of part-time employees. Since the beginning of 2022 an increase in average paid employment in regard to the previous month is visible, wherein in April 2022 in comparison to March 2022 average paid employment increased by approx. 11.7 thousand full-time equivalents.