Poland Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.37%, a 0.21% increase from 2020.
  • Poland unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.16%, a 0.12% decline 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Poland Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 3.37% 0.21%
2020 3.16% -0.12%
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% -0.52%
2002 19.89% 1.52%
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% 0.67%
1991 12.98% 0.67%