Poland Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.55%, a 0.27% increase from 2019.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.28%, a 0.57% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Kuwait 6.79%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Poland Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 3.55% 0.27%
2019 3.28% -0.57%
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% -1.32%
2004 19.07% -0.30%
2003 19.37% -0.53%
2002 19.90% 1.53%
2001 18.37% 2.06%
2000 16.31% 4.02%
1999 12.29% 2.35%
1998 9.94% -1.02%
1997 10.96% -1.72%
1996 12.68% -1.02%
1995 13.70% -1.13%
1994 14.83% 0.44%
1993 14.39% 0.74%
1992 13.65% -0.01%
1991 13.66% -0.01%