Preliminary calculations by the Ministry of Marlena Maląg as of September 6 It indicates 4.9 percent. The data shows that the Polish labor market is still defending itself against the economic slowdown. In June, registered unemployment fell to a 30-year low of 4.9%. In July, he remained at the same level. In turn, the latest data released on Friday showed that unemployment in Poland in August fell to 4.8%.
As reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics, The number of unemployed people registered with labor offices in August reached 806.9 thousand. against 810.2 thousand. people in july.
This means that the number of unemployed people was lower than in July (by 3.3 thousand, or 0.4 percent) and less than in August of last year (by 153.9 thousand, or 16 percent).
After 1991, the unemployment rate was not less than 5%. It fell to this level at the end of 2019 and beyond, due to the coronavirus crisis, unemployment jumped to 6.5%.
Unemployment in Poland in August
In August, it was registered in August labor offices 106.8 M. new unemployedmore than last month (by 3.2 percent) and more than last year (by 12 percent).
In turn, 110.1 thousand people were deleted from the register of the unemployed. People, slightly lower than in July (down 1.1%) and similarly August last year (increase by 0.6%).
The provincial unemployment rate ranged from 2.7%. In Greater Poland 7.6%. in Warmen-Masurian province.
In the first week of September The Minister of Family and Social Policy, Marlena Mallig, said:The ministry estimates in its budget assumptions for next year that the unemployment rate may rise, but not significantly. “We estimate it by one percentage point,” – said the minister.
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