The unemployment rate in Poland amounted to 3.1% in April
Poland's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate stood at 3.1% in April 2021, compared with 3.1% in the previous month, the EU statistical office Eurostat reported. The following month, Poland remained in the first place among the countries with the lowest level of unemployment in the EU.
The following places were taken by the Czech Republic and the Netherlands (3.4% each).
The number of unemployed in Poland amounted to 524 thousand. in April against 534 thousand. a month earlier.
In the EU as a whole, the unemployment rate in this approach amounted to 7.3% in April.
Eurostat measures the harmonized unemployment rate as the percentage of unemployed people aged 15-74 who were able to take up employment in the next two weeks and who were actively looking for a job in the past weeks for all the economically active people in the country.
According to the data of the Central Statistical Office (GUS), the unemployment rate, measured as a percentage of the unemployed registered in labor offices in relation to the total civilian population, was 6.3% at the end of April 2021.
Source: ISBnews and Eurostat