Eurostat: Poland's unemployment rate fell to 2.7% in December

by   CIJ News iDesk III
2024-02-01   11:59

Poland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 2.7% in December 2023, down from 2.8% a month earlier, the EU statistics office Eurostat reported. Poland recorded the second lowest unemployment rate - after Malta (2.4%).

The number of unemployed in Poland was 476,000 in December, compared to 479 a month earlier.

In the EU as a whole, the unemployment rate was 5.9% in December.

Eurostat measures the harmonised unemployment rate as the percentage of people aged 15-74 who are unemployed, able to take up employment in the next two weeks, and who have actively looked for work in the past weeks in relation to all economically active people in a country.

According to the Central Statistical Office (CGUS), the registered unemployment rate stood at 5.1% at the end of December 2023, compared to 5% a month earlier.

Source: GUS and ISBnews