Poland's unemployment at 6.0 percent in May - stats office

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Poland's unemployment grew to 6.0 percent in May 2020 from 5.8 percent in April, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Wednesday.

The number of registered unemployed people increased to 1,011,700 in May from 965,800 in April, GUS said.

The Family and Labour Ministry predicted earlier that May's unemployment rate would reach 6.0 percent.

Analysts surveyed by PAP in late May expected the unemployment rate to rise to 6.2 percent.