Poland's unemployment rate flat at 3.1 pct in March - Eurostat

Poland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 3.1 percent in March 2021, unchanged from the previous month, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, reported on Friday.

According to the Eurostat, in March 2021, the unemployment rate in the EU, according to seasonally adjusted data, was 8.1 percent. Analysts were forecasting a level of 8.3 percent.

In Poland, the number of unemployed people registered at labour offices stood at 534,000 in March against 540,000 in February, Eurostat said.

According to Poland's Central Statistical Office (GUS), Poland's unemployment rate in March 2021 fell to 6.4 percent from the 6.5 percent level recorded in the previous month.

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