Poland's unemployment at 6.1 percent in June - stats office

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Poland's unemployment grew to 6.1 percent in June 2020 from 6.0 percent in May, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Thursday.

The number of registered unemployed people increased to 1,026,500 in June from 1,011,700 in May, GUS said.

The Family and Labour Ministry predicted earlier that June's unemployment rate would reach 6.1 percent.

Analysts surveyed by PAP in late June expected the unemployment rate to rise to 6.3 percent.