Employed, unemployed and economically inactive persons (preliminary LFS results) - the fourth quarter of 2023

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In the fourth quarter of 2023, economically active persons accounted for 58.9% of the population[1] aged 15-89. This indicator was higher than in the  third quarter of 2023 (by 0.4 pp.) as well as in the fourth quarter of 2022 (by 0.2 pp.). The activity rate among men amounted to 66.0% and among women 52.3%.

In the fourth quarter of 2023, the number of economically active persons aged 15-89 amounted to 17 870 thousand, of which: 17 323 thousand constituted employed persons, while 547 thousand – the unemployed. The population of economically inactive persons in this age group comprised 12 492 thousand persons.

Population of economically active persons increased both compared to the third quarter of 2023 by 103 thousand, i.e. by 0.6%, and the fourth quarter of 2022, by 51 thousand, i.e. by 0.3%.


[1] The LFS results refer to the population staying or intending to stay in the country’s territory for at least 12 months, living in private households.