It is true that unemployment in August declined, but slightly, after rounding it to one decimal place, it reached 5.8%, the same as it was in July, according to preliminary data from the Ministry of Family and Social Policy. These data are in line with economists’ expectations.
And last month, the number of those registered with labor offices reached 961.8 thousand. The unemployed – according to the data of the Ministry of Family and Social Policy. Compared to the end of July 2021 This number decreased by 13.1 thousand, or 1.3 percent. That wasn’t enough to round the unemployment rate down to one decimal place than it was in July, but it was The eighth month of decline in unemployment.
In August, the registered unemployment rate was 5.8%., which means that compared to the previous month, the index remained unchanged, and compared to August 2020 it decreased by 0.3 points. Percentage – the ministry said. The result is in line with expectations of economists surveyed by PAP.
In any Voivodeship, unemployment did not exceed 9%. It ranged from 3.4 percent. in Greater Poland to 8.7 percent in Warmen-Masurian Province.
In August 2021, employers informed labor offices 113.3 M. vacancies and places of professional activation. It is 16.9 thousand. (17.5%) more than in August 2020.