Poland's unemployment rate flat at 3.1 pct in February: Eurostat

Poland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 3.1 percent in February 2021, unchanged from the previous month, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, reported on Tuesday.

According to Eurostat, in February 2021, the unemployment rate for the whole EU, according to seasonally adjusted data, was 8.3 percent. Analysts were forecasting 8.1 percent.

In Poland, the number of unemployed people registered at job centres stood at 540,000 in February against 531,000 in January, Eurostat said.

According to Statistics Poland (GUS), Poland's unemployment rate in February 2021 remained unchanged from the 6.5 percent level recorded in the previous month.

The discrepancy between GUS and Eurostat figures results from the use of different methodologies.