December unemployment up to 5.2 percent - stats office

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Poland's unemployment rate went up to 5.2 percent in December 2022 from 5.1 percent in November, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Wednesday.

Economists polled by PAP expected a 5.2 percent unemployment figure in December.

The number of registered unemployed measured 812,300 in December against 800,200 in November, GUS also said.

Earlier, the Family and Social Policy Ministry estimated December's unemployment at 5.2 percent.