BAEL unemployment at 3.1 pct in Q1 - stats office

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The Polish unemployment rate calculated according to Population Economic Activity Research (BAEL) in the first quarter of 2020 measured 3.1 percent, up from 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced on Tuesday.

The professional activity indicator in the first quarter of 2020 stood at 56.0 percent, compared to 56.0 percent in the previous quarter, and the employment indicator stood at 54.2 percent versus 54.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019.