Poland’s unemployment rate edges down 0.1 ppt to 7.2 per cent in August

Poland’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment edged down to 7.2% in August from 7.3% in July, according to labor force survey report from EU stats office Eurostat.

EUROSTAT UNEMPLOYMENT READINGS FOR CEE

August July June May
Poland 7,2% 7,3% 7,4% 7,5%
Czech R. 5,0% 5,1% 5,0% 5,1%
Hungary n/a 6,8% 6,9% 7,0%
Slovakia 11,1% 11,2% 11,3% 11,4%

Poland’s own unemployment reading in August, based on registrations rather than a labor force survey, measured 10.0%, Poland’s statistical office announced earlier.

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