Poland - Wage & Salaries

Poland: Wage & Salaries

Unit Bil. Zloty, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 7.32 %
Data 2021 Q4 175.74
2021 Q3 163.75

Series Information

Source Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)
Release Wages and Salaries
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/2004
End Date 12/31/2021

Poland: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Unemployment Rate Apr 2022 5.2 5.4 Percent, NSA Monthly
Labor Force 2021 Q4 17,278 17,342 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Labor Force Employment 2021 Q4 16,780 16,814 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Total Employment 2021 Q4 16,780 16,814 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment 2021 Q4 497 528 Ths. #, NSA Quarterly
Wage & Salaries 2021 Q4 175.74 163.75 Bil. Zloty, NSA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 1,932,674 1,946,773 # Annual

Release Information

Wages and salaries, which include monetary payments and the value of services in-kind paid directly to the employee for work performed, are collected from monthly reports prepared by each voivodship or region. The data reflectes wages and salaries from the start of the year to the end of the reference quarter. Economic entities in the enterprice sector employing more than 9 persons are covered. The source surveys a 10 percent sample of medium size units in each voivodship, section, division and NACE group (PKD) and in each ownership sector. All Large sized units are surveyed. 

Classification: Industry activities are classified using the NACE rev.2 classification. 

Scope: Industrial activity sections A to S, all areas of Poland, all occupations, all enterprises in the enterprise sector presented by NUTS 2 region (voivodship).

What is measured? The average monthly earnings in zloty for an employee in the enterprise sector


  • Wages and salaries - Any monetary payment or any services in-kind paid directly to the employee for any work that has been performed. 
  • Calculation of the average monthly wage and salary embraces -  Personal payment which includes payment for time worked as well as time not worked including holidays, lay-off and sick leave
Frequency: Quarterly

Data are considered final when first released and are not subject to revision. Analyses, as well as studies are carried out by CSO currently.