Polish registered unemployment rate amounted to 5.4% in December, unchanged m / m

by   CIJ News iDesk III
2022-01-07   12:19

The unemployment rate registered in December last year. amounted to 5.4% and remained unchanged compared to the previous month, the Ministry of Family and Social Policy (MRiPS) informed.

Estimated by the ministry, the registered unemployment rate at the end of 2021 was 5.4%, which means that compared to the previous month it remained unchanged, and compared to the end of 2020 it was 0.9 percentage point lower. at the end of 2021 it ranged from 3% in the Wielkopolskie voivodship to 8.6% in the Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodship.

According to the data of the Ministry of Family and Social Policy, at the end of the year there were 895.7 thousand jobs in the labor office registers. people.

"The data from the ministry show that in the unemployment registers at the end of 2021 there were 150.8 thousand (i.e. 14.4%) less unemployed than a year ago" - the ministry said.

Compared to the end of November 2021, the number of unemployed in December decreased by 3.1 thousand people, or 0.3%, was also reported.

Comparing the unemployment level at the end of 2021 to the state before the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, the number of unemployed registered in labor offices decreased by 24.2 thousand people, i.e. by 2.6%, and the registered unemployment rate was lower by 0.1 percentage point percent. In February 2020 it was 5.5%, informed the Minister of Family and Social Policy, Marlena Maląg.

In December 2021 (according to preliminary data), employers reported almost 96,000 jobs to labor offices. vacancies and job activation places. It is true about 17.6 thousand. (15.5%) less than in November 2021, but by 14.7 thous. (18.1%) more than in December 2020, also reported.

As previously reported by the Central Statistical Office (GUS), the unemployment rate registered at the end of November this year. amounted to 5.4%, i.e. decreased by 0.1 percentage point. towards October this year. In November 2020, the rate was 6.1%.

Source: MRiPS and ISBnews