An analysis of the changes of employment in industry


ndustry is one of the most important segments of the national economy. The changes, which
take place affect the business aspect of the labor market, and more specifically the employment
of people in specific industry sectors. It can significantly influence on the way and the
number of employment of people in the industry, so, therefore, it was purposeful to analye
whether there were significant changes in the number of employees in selected industry sectors.
The aim of the paper was to analyse the basic statistical data from the Central Statistical
Office in Poland if there were any changes of employment in the main industry sectors in
Poland. The sectors that were analyzed were mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity,
gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply, sewerage, waste management and
remediation activities. The research methodology was the analysis of trends from data from
the period 2012–2017 (no data after 2017) from a reliable source, i.e. the Central Statistical
Office in Poland. It was concluded that the important changes in the number of employment
of people in the main industry sectors could be observed as evidenced by, among others, by
the trends. The results of the analysis can be the basis for assessing the economic situation in
the analyzed industry sector, and also to make next analyses targeted on the analysis of causes
the trends in employed area in selected industry sectors in Poland.

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