Poland Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.67%, a 1.21% decline from 2017.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.89%, a 1.27% decline from 2016.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.16%, a 1.34% decline from 2015.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.50%, a 1.49% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 19.21%
Spain 15.49%
New Caledonia 13.62%
French Polynesia 12.02%
Bahamas 11.85%
Puerto Rico 11.44%
Italy 10.21%
Barbados 9.57%
Argentina 9.48%
Brunei 9.22%
France 9.18%
Croatia 8.85%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.41%
Cyprus 8.11%
Uruguay 7.96%
Latvia 7.86%
Finland 7.76%
Channel Islands 7.29%
Chile 7.22%
Portugal 6.86%
Slovak Republic 6.76%
Sweden 6.44%
Belgium 6.32%
Lithuania 6.01%
Canada 5.92%
Saudi Arabia 5.92%
Ireland 5.69%
Guam 5.61%
Slovenia 5.51%
Estonia 5.51%
Luxembourg 5.47%
Australia 5.39%
Denmark 4.98%
Switzerland 4.88%
Austria 4.79%
Malta 4.58%
New Zealand 4.52%
United Kingdom 3.95%
Israel 3.95%
United States 3.93%
Panama 3.92%
Norway 3.92%
Netherlands 3.88%
South Korea 3.80%
Singapore 3.77%
Poland 3.67%
Hungary 3.66%
Germany 3.43%
Oman 3.11%
Iceland 2.92%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.83%
Hong Kong 2.78%
UAE 2.58%
Japan 2.45%
Czech Republic 2.40%
Kuwait 2.08%
Macao 2.02%
Bahrain 0.96%
Qatar 0.14%
Poland Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 3.67% -1.21%
2017 4.89% -1.27%
2016 6.16% -1.34%
2015 7.50% -1.49%
2014 8.99% -1.34%
2013 10.33% 0.24%
2012 10.09% 0.46%
2011 9.63% -0.01%
2010 9.64% 1.47%
2009 8.17% 1.05%
2008 7.12% -2.48%
2007 9.60% -4.24%
2006 13.84% -3.91%
2005 17.75% -1.33%
2004 19.07% -0.30%
2003 19.37% -0.52%
2002 19.90% 1.52%
2001 18.37% 2.06%
2000 16.31% 4.02%
1999 12.29% 2.36%
1998 9.94% -1.03%
1997 10.96% -1.39%
1996 12.35% -0.98%
1995 13.34% -1.11%
1994 14.44% 0.45%
1993 14.00% 0.68%
1992 13.32% 0.26%
1991 13.06% 0.26%