Poland's unemployment rate dropped to 5.3 percent in June 2019, the lowest since September 1990 and in line with market expectations, as the number of unemployed declined by 90.6 thousand from a year earlier to 877.1 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Poland averaged 12.73 percent from 1990 until 2019, 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 5.20 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 5.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-24 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Mar 5.9% 6.1% 5.9% 6%
2019-05-27 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Apr 5.6% 5.9% 5.6% 5.6%
2019-06-26 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate May 5.4% 5.6% 5.4% 5.4%
2019-07-23 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Jun 5.3% 5.4% 5.3% 5.3%
2019-08-26 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Jul 5.3% 5.3% 5.3%
2019-09-24 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Aug 5.2%
2019-10-23 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Sep 5.2%


Poland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.40 20.70 0.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 16274.00 16409.00 16617.00 15177.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 869.30 878.40 3344.20 56.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.90 1.00 11.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.90 10.70 44.20 10.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.40 104.70 115.00 82.50 Index Points [+]
Productivity 123.30 145.90 145.90 66.20 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 83.90 98.40 120.30 5.30 Thousand [+]
Wages 4839.24 5014.94 5014.94 1008.03 PLN/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4922.57 4905.02 4956.85 2722.47 PLN/Month [+]
Wage Growth 7.40 5.30 13.16 0.38 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 523.09 480.20 523.09 158.94 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 [+]
Part Time Employment 1011.50 1005.50 1396.00 991.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 55.90 56.10 57.10 53.20 percent [+]
Employment Change 2.70 2.80 5.80 -2.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.20 67.30 68.00 50.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 14914.60 15040.30 15230.90 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.30 5.40 20.70 0.30 1990 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
South Africa 29.00 Jun/19
Spain 14.02 Jun/19
Turkey 12.80 May/19
Brazil 12.00 Jun/19
Argentina 10.10 Mar/19
Italy 9.70 Jun/19
France 8.50 Jun/19
Euro Area 7.50 Jun/19
India 6.00 Dec/18
Canada 5.70 Jul/19
Saudi Arabia 5.70 Mar/19
Australia 5.20 Jul/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.50 Jul/19
South Korea 4.00 Jul/19
United Kingdom 3.90 Jun/19
United States 3.70 Jul/19
China 3.61 Jun/19
Mexico 3.60 Jun/19
Netherlands 3.40 Jul/19
Germany 3.10 Jun/19
Japan 2.30 Jun/19
Singapore 2.20 Jun/19
Switzerland 2.10 Jul/19


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