September was the second month in a row in which the number of registered unemployed people decreased. Also, employers were submitting more and more job offers to labour offices, Minister of Labour and Social Policy Marlena Malag has told PAP.
Poland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate reached 3.1 percent in August 2020, down from 3.2 in July, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, reported on Thursday.
Given the support that the Polish government has already offered to Polish businesses and due to the re-opening of the economy, the unemployment rate will likely be capped at 7-8 percent at the end of the year, the family and labour minister said on Friday.
The rate of unemployment in Poland will rise to 7-8 percent at the end of the year, Family and Labour Minister Marlena Malag told Polish Radio One on Wednesday.
Poland's unemployment remained flat at 6.1 percent m/m in July 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday.
President of the Polish Development Fund (PFR) Pawel Borys wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that "gloomy predictions regarding unemployment and wages have not come true."
The Labour Market Index (WRP), which predicts future changes in the level of unemployment in Poland, went down to 72.0 points in July from 73.2 in June, the Bureau for Investments and Economic Cycles (BIEC) said on Wednesday.
The growth rate of unemployment is slowing down month by month, as the number of unemployed increased by 6.2 percent in April compared to March, in May by 4.8 percent, and in June by only 1.5 percent, Labour Minister Marlena Malag said on Friday.
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.
Poland's GDP will record the lowest decline in the EU, says the EC, and Eurostat reports that Poland has the second lowest unemployment. Poland's forecast for 2021 shows that it will soon exit the short-term economic slowdown, PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook.