The unemployment rate in August 2021 was 5.8 percent compared to 5.8 percent in July, the Central Statistical Office reported.
According to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), the number of unemployed registered in labor offices in August amounted to 960.8 thousand. against 974.9 thous. people in July.
Earlier, the Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology informed that, according to the ministry’s estimates, the unemployment rate in August remained at 5.8 percent in July.
Unemployment by voivodships
In no voivodship did unemployment exceed 9%. and ranged from 3.4 percent. in Greater Poland to 8.7 percent in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.
But there is a poviat in Poland where unemployment exceeds 20 percent. It is about the district Szydłowiecki in the province. Mazowieckie, where the unemployment rate in August was 23.3 percent. and has not changed compared to July. The following poviats are in the following places: Białogard in the voivodeship Zachodniopomorskie with 17.8 percent. unemployment (improvement by 0.1 percentage point compared to July) and the Braniewo poviat in the voivodeship Warmia and Mazury with 17 percent. unemployment (improvement by 0.1 percentage point).
“Unemployment rate in August 5.8%, unchanged from last month. Noteworthy is the impressive, for August, monthly decline in unemployed by 14,000, which cannot be attributed solely to seasonal factors. approx. 110 thousand … “- we read in the commentary of Pekao’s Analyzes.
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