Infolinia Grupy PFR: 800 800 120
Population

Poland’s social structure has undergone radical changes since WW II. The major factors forming these changes have been both political and economic processes. A significant factor dividing Poland’s social structures, have been the inherent regional differences that relate to the level of economic development. Whereas prior to WW II Poland was a multicultural state, today it can be said to be made up of one national group.

There are 38.5 mln people living permanently in Poland, 123 residents per 1 km2. The largest numbers of residents are to be found in the voivodships of: Mazowsze, Śląsk, Wielkopolska and Małopolska; the least in Podlasie, Opole and the Lubuskie regions. Urban residents form 60.2% of the country’s population and the largest shares occur in the voivodships of Dolny Śląsk, Zachodniopomorskie and Pomorze; the largest ratios of people living in rural areas are in the Lublin, Podkarpacie and the Swiętokrzyskie regions.

35.2 mln of residents (91.6% of the population) claim that Polish is their only nationality.  The remaining population declare themselves as German, Belarusian, Ukrainian and Romany, with 4.8% of the total number not stating their ethnic origin. 98.1% of the inhabitants were born in Poland, and 99.7% has no other citizenship than Polish.

 

Position

European Country

Population (mln)

Position (worldwide)

1

Germany

81.1

16

2

France

66.0

21

3

Great Britain

63.4

22

4

Italy

61.5

23

5

Spain

47.4

28

6

Ukraine

44.6

30

7

Poland

38.5

33

8

Rumania

21.8

56

9

Holland

16.8

64

10

Greece

10.8

80

 

 

Bookmark with:    
Polish Investment and Trade Agency
ul. Bagatela 12; 00-585 Warsaw;
Fax: +48 22 334 9889

e-mail for investors: invest@paih.gov.pl

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
Taxpayer's Identification Number (NIP) PL 526-030-01-67;
webmaster@paih.gov.pl

All Rights Reserved; Legal disclaimer
JESTEŚMY CZĘŚCIĄ GRUPY
This website uses cookies. Use of this site constitutes agreement to the record or use.
For more information, see our Privacy Policy. I accept the Privacy Policy zamknij