MRPiT: The registered unemployment rate fell to 6.4% in March 2021

by   CIJ News iDesk III
2021-04-07   10:17

The unemployment rate registered in March 2021 fell by 0.1 percentage point. m / m to 6.4%, according to the estimates of the Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology (MRPiT).

The registered unemployment rate estimated by MRPiT amounted to 6.4% in March this year, which means that compared to the previous month [according to GUS estimates] it fell by 0.1 percentage point.

In no voivodship the unemployment rate exceeded 11%. The lowest registered unemployment rate was recorded in Wielkopolskie (3.9%), and the highest in Warmińsko-Mazurskie (10.5%).

The preliminary data of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy show that the number of unemployed in March this year amounted to 1,079.8 thous. people and - compared to the end of February this year. this number fell by 19.8 thousand. people, i.e. by 1.8%. The decline in unemployment was stronger than in March 2020.

In March this year. according to preliminary data, employers reported 115.5 thousand jobs to labor offices. vacancies and occupational activation places, i.e. by 10.1 thous. (9.6%) more than in February 2021 and by 37.8 thous. (48.8%) more than in March 2020.

The CSO reported that the unemployment rate registered in February this year in Poland it was 6.5%, and not 6.6% as estimated by the Ministry of Regional Development and Planning.

In January this year. the president signed the budget act for 2021 assuming that the registered unemployment rate at the end of 2021 will be 7.5%.

Source: ISBnews