Poland's unemployment rate at 3.5 pct in October - Eurostat

Poland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 3.5 percent in October 2020 against 3.4 in the previous month, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, reported on Wednesday.

The number of unemployed people registered at labour offices stood at 595,000 in September against 584,000 in September, Eurostat said.

According to Poland's Central Statistical Office (GUS), Poland's unemployment remained flat at 6.1 percent m/m in October 2020.

The discrepancy between GUS and Eurostat figures results from the use of different methodologies.

The eurozone (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment figure reached 8.4 percent in October 2020 against 8.5 percent, corrected from 8.3 percent, in September.

The EU27 average unemployment rate in October 2020 remained flat at 7.6 percent compared to the previous month.