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Summary

Every third employer in Poland reports a skills shortage. Reported skills shortages are highest in the manufacturing, industrial mining, construction, and transport sectors.

Key facts:

  • In Poland the employment rate was 64.9% in 2013 – lower than both the national 2020 target of 71% and the EU–28 2020 target of 75%.
  • Whilst up to 2020 employment is expected to decrease in the industry and agriculture sectors, new jobs are expected to be created in the services sector.
  • Overall, the number of persons employed is expected to remain unchanged up to 2020.
  • Growth is anticipated in high-skilled occupations, such as professionals, technicians and associate professionals, as well as managerial roles.
  • Every third employer in Poland reports a skills shortage. Reported skills shortages are highest in the manufacturing, industrial, mining, construction, and transport sectors.

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