The unemployment rate in Poland stood at 5.7 percent in October 2018, unchanged from the previous month while markets had expected it to drop to 5.6 percent. It remains at its lowest level since October 1990, as the number of unemployed decreased by 8.9 thousand to 938.5 thousand. A year earlier, the jobless rate was higher at 6.6 percent. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 12.89 percent from 1990 until 2018, 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.

Unemployment Rate in Poland is expected to be 5.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Poland to stand at 5.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-24 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9%
2018-09-25 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.8% 5.9% 5.9% 5.8%
2018-10-23 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.7% 5.8% 5.8% 5.6%
2018-11-27 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.7% 5.7% 5.6% 5.7%
2018-12-21 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.7% 5.6% 5.5%
2019-01-24 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.4%
2019-02-22 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate


Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.70 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 16617.00 16565.00 16617.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 951.60 938.50 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.10 11.60 1.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 9.60 44.20 9.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.60 111.80 115.00 83.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 119.90 122.70 138.00 73.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 99.30 98.00 120.30 5.30 Thousand [+]
Wages 4580.20 4521.08 4622.84 1008.03 PLN/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4687.05 4604.70 4688.16 2722.47 PLN/Month [+]
Wage Growth 7.60 6.70 13.16 0.38 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 480.20 502.75 502.75 158.94 EUR/Month [+]
Population 37.98 37.97 38.67 29.48 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.58 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.58 65.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.50 56.00 57.10 53.20 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 1087.40 1044.50 1396.00 991.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 3.20 3.20 5.80 -2.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.70 66.60 67.70 50.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 15138.90 14965.10 15138.90 11844.00 Thousand [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.70 5.70 20.70 0.30 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly




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South Africa 27.50 Sep/18
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Italy 10.60 Oct/18
Argentina 9.60 Jun/18
France 9.10 Sep/18
Euro Area 8.10 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 6.00 Jun/18
Canada 5.60 Nov/18
Indonesia 5.34 Sep/18
Australia 5.00 Oct/18
Russia 4.70 Oct/18
United Kingdom 4.10 Sep/18
South Korea 3.90 Oct/18
China 3.82 Sep/18
Netherlands 3.70 Oct/18
United States 3.70 Nov/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.30 Oct/18
Mexico 3.20 Oct/18
Japan 2.40 Oct/18
Switzerland 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 2.10 Sep/18


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