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 2019 was 3.47%, a 0.37% decline from 2018.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.85%, a 1.04% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Poland Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 3.47% -0.37%
2018 3.85% -1.04%
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% 1.23%
1991 12.09% 1.23%