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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Poland

Poland Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5 % Aug/23
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.1 % Aug/23
Employed Persons 16850 Thousand Person | 16.85 Million Person 2Q/23
Employment Change  0 % Aug/23
Employment Rate  72.1 % 2Q/23
Full Time Employment 15440 Thousand Person 1Q/23
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.6 % 2Q/23
Part Time Employment 956 Thousand Persons 1Q/23
Unemployed Persons 782 Thousand Persons | 0.782 Million Persons Aug/23


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Poland - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Poland?

  • Unemployment Rate in Poland remained unchanged at 5 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 20.7 % and minimum was 0.3 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5 Aug/23 25.09.2023
5 Jul/23 24.08.2023
5 Jun/23 25.07.2023
5.1 May/23 26.06.2023
5.2 Apr/23 25.05.2023
5.4 Mar/23 26.04.2023
5.5 Feb/23 23.03.2023
5.5 Jan/23 23.02.2023


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Andrzej Duda 06.08.2015 - 9.9000 6.3000 10.2000 6.3000 -36.36%
Bronisław Komorowski 06.08.2010 - 06.08.2015 11.3000 10.0000 14.4000 10.0000 -11.50%
Aleksander Kaczyński 23.12.2005 - 10.04.2010 17.6000 12.9000 18.0000 8.8000 -26.70%
Aleksander Kwaśniewski 22.12.1995 - 23.12.2005 14.9000 17.3000 20.7000 9.5000 16.11%
Lech Wałęsa 22.12.1990 - 22.12.1995 6.5000 14.7000 16.9000 6.5000 126.15%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Poland - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Poland?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Poland decreased to 11.1 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 44.2 % and minimum was 7.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.1 Aug/23 07.10.2023
11.2 Jul/23 06.09.2023
10.3 Jun/23 01.08.2023
10.3 May/23 14.07.2023
10.3 Apr/23 03.06.2023
12.4 Mar/23 04.05.2023
12 Feb/23 01.04.2023
12.1 Jan/23 02.03.2023


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Andrzej Duda 06.08.2015 - 19.6000 11.0000 20.3000 11.0000 -43.88%
Bronisław Komorowski 06.08.2010 - 06.08.2015 24.1000 19.8000 27.8000 19.8000 -17.84%
Aleksander Kaczyński 23.12.2005 - 10.04.2010 34.2000 23.3000 34.2000 16.1000 -31.87%
Aleksander Kwaśniewski 22.12.1995 - 23.12.2005 25.0000 34.7000 44.2000 21.5000 38.80%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Poland - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Poland?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Poland decreased to 16850 Thousand Person (16.85 Million Person) in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 16644 Thousand Person and minimum was 15177 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistical Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
16850 2Q/23 24.08.2023
16852 1Q/23 25.05.2023
16796 4Q/22 25.02.2023
16690 3Q/22 26.11.2022
16770 2Q/22 25.08.2022
16714 1Q/22 25.05.2022
16780 4Q/21 26.02.2022
16814 3Q/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Poland - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Poland?

  • Employment Change in Poland remained unchanged at 0 % in August 2023. The maximum change was 5.8 % and minimum was -3.3 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0 Aug/23 20.09.2023
0.1 Jul/23 21.08.2023
0.2 Jun/23 20.07.2023
0.4 May/23 21.06.2023
0.4 Apr/23 22.05.2023
0.5 Mar/23 21.04.2023
0.8 Feb/23 20.03.2023
1.1 Jan/23 20.02.2023


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Poland - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Poland?

  • Employment Rate in Poland increased to 72.1 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 69.4 % and minimum was 50.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
72.1 2Q/23 23.09.2023
72 1Q/23 17.06.2023
71.8 4Q/22 20.03.2023
71.2 3Q/22 21.01.2023
71.4 2Q/22 17.09.2022
71 1Q/22 16.07.2022
71 4Q/21 07.05.2022
71 3Q/21 22.01.2022


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Poland - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Poland?

  • Full Time Employment in Poland decreased to 15440 Thousand Person in the first quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 15291 Thousand Person and minimum was 11844 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
15440 1Q/23 19.06.2023
15508 4Q/22 20.03.2023
15377 3Q/22 21.12.2022
15380 2Q/22 17.09.2022
15540 4Q/21 19.03.2022
15575 3Q/21 18.01.2022
15301 2Q/21 18.09.2021
15131 1Q/21 24.07.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Poland - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Poland?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Poland decreased to 0.6 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 11.6 % and minimum was 0.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.6 2Q/23 23.09.2023
0.9 1Q/23 17.06.2023
0.8 4Q/22 20.03.2023
0.9 3Q/22 19.01.2023
0.8 2Q/22 08.10.2022
0.9 1Q/22 16.07.2022
0.8 4Q/21 19.04.2022
0.9 3Q/21 17.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Poland - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Poland?

  • Part Time Employment in Poland increased to 956 Thousand Persons in the first quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 1396 Thousand Persons and minimum was 902 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
956 1Q/23 19.06.2023
840 4Q/22 20.03.2023
865 3Q/22 21.12.2022
951 2Q/22 17.09.2022
799 4Q/21 19.03.2022
802 3Q/21 18.01.2022
886 2Q/21 18.09.2021
915 1Q/21 24.07.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Poland - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Poland?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Poland remained unchanged at 782 Thousand Persons (0.782 Million Persons) in August 2023. The maximum rate was 3344 Thousand Persons and minimum was 56 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistical Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
782 Aug/23 09.09.2023
782 Jul/23 05.08.2023
784 Jun/23 14.07.2023
804 May/23 10.06.2023
822 Apr/23 13.05.2023
847 Mar/23 08.04.2023
865 Feb/23 11.03.2023
858 Jan/23 18.02.2023


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Poland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Poland

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 65 65
Wages 2Q/23 1644.292 USD/Month 1671.986
Job Vacancies Aug/23 68.9 K 67.2
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/23 58.2 % 58.4

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Sep/23 5.9 % 6.1
Ireland Sep/23 4.2 % 4.1
Luxembourg Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Spain 2Q/23 11.6 % 13.26
Iceland Aug/23 3.3 % 3.5
Norway Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Belarus Dec/22 3.6 % 3.9
Belgium Aug/23 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Croatia Aug/23 6 % 5.8
Cyprus Aug/23 6.6 % 6.6
Czech Republic Sep/23 3.6 % 3.6
Denmark Aug/23 2.5 % 2.5
Estonia 2Q/23 6.7 % 5.3
Euro Area Aug/23 6.4 % 6.5
European Union Aug/23 5.9 % 6
Finland Aug/23 6.7 % 6.9
France 2Q/23 7.2 % 7.1
Germany Sep/23 5.7 % 5.7
Greece Aug/23 10.9 % 10.9
Hungary Aug/23 4.1 % 4
Italy Aug/23 7.3 % 7.5
Latvia 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.4
Lithuania Aug/23 8.4 % 8.6
Macedonia 2Q/23 13.2 % 13.4
Malta 2Q/23 2.5 % 2.9
Moldova 2Q/23 3.8 % 5.5
Montenegro Sep/23 16.2 % 16.43
Netherlands Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Poland Aug/23 5 % 5
Portugal 2Q/23 6.1 % 7.2
Romania Aug/23 5.4 % 5.5
Russia Aug/23 3 % 3
Serbia 2Q/23 9.6 % 10.1
Slovakia Aug/23 5.23 % 5.22
Slovenia Jul/23 4.8 % 4.7
Sweden Aug/23 7.7 % 6.2
Switzerland Sep/23 2 % 2
Turkey Aug/23 9.2 % 9.4
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.5 % 9.1
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2022 1.3 % 1.6
Albania 2Q/23 10.7 % 10.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun/23 13.1 % 13.3
Kosovo 4Q/22 12.6 % 20.7