Polish unemployment rate edges down in June

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Poland's jobless rate decreased to 5.9% in June from 6.1% in May, data from the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Friday.

Economists had expected a rate of 6.0%. In the same month last year, the unemployment rate was 6.1%. The newly registered unemployed persons increased to 84,100 in June from 85,300 in the previous month.

The number of youth unemployed persons, which is applied to below 25 age group, rose to 113,300 in June from 121,100 in the previous month.

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