Polish unemployment falls to 12pct in June
July 24, 2014
Poland's registered unemployment rate decreased to 12.0% in June from the prior-month level of 12.5%, according to Central Statistical Office (GUS) figures released Wednesday.
The number of registered jobless at end-June measured 1.913 million.
June brought 159,700 new registrations, down from 166,700 in the prior month and down from 177,700 in the prior-year period. At the same time, 233,800 people were crossed off the register.
Employers posted 85,300 new job offers for the month, down from 95,900 in May and up from 76,100 in June 2013, with the end-month -offer at 72,700.
At the same time, 256 enterprises declared plans to lay off 21,400 staff in the near future.