Poland Employment Stalls, Wages Increase Slows in September

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The annual corporate employment in Poland was unchanged at 6.496 million in September, in line with market forecasts, marking the lowest reading since March 2021.

On a monthly basis, employment decreased by 0.1%. Considering the January-September period, it rose by 0.5% year-on-year to 6.527 million, data from the Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed.

Poland's corporate sector wage growth slowed to 10.3% year-on-year to PLN 7,379.88 (EUR 1,660) in September, down from an 11.9% increase in the previous month, a separate report from the Warsaw-based agency showed. On a monthly basis, wages increased by 0.1%, with the largest gains observed in the other service activities section (3%).

Meanwhile, the highest value was seen in the information & communication section, PLN 12,313 (EUR 2,765), while the lowest was recorded in the accommodation & catering section, PLN 5,446 (EUR 1,223). The figures are for companies with more than nine employees. 

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