Why Poland

The ICT SectorThe ICT Sector

In Poland, there are already around 50 thousand software companies of various sizes, even though the IT industry in our country is a relatively new but dynamically evolving one. The reasons for this is the constantly growing need for the development of IT and its services.

According to PARP reports, the IT industry constitutes about 8% of Poland’s GDP and currently employs over 430 thousand people.

From January to May 2021, over 105 000 job offers for IT specialists were advertised on the Internet in Poland.

Well-educated specialists

  • IT specialists
    86,000 students
    11,000 graduates per year
  • Business and administration
    165,000 students
    62,000 graduates per year

Top-class human capital in ICT

  • Top-class programmers globally
    Top-class programmers globally
  • Developer pool in CEE region
    Developer pool in CEE region

Sources: Hacker rank 2016, Stack Overflow report 2019

Resilient economy

  • Poland takes 5th place among the EEMENA countries in The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) Ranking.
  • Poland was among the fastest-growing economies in the European Union (EU) before the Coronavirus outbreak hit the global economy. Our country is successfully mitigating the social and economic impact of the pandemic, although its full impact remains uncertain.

Society of tech-savvy early adopters

  • 1st country in CEE (13th globally) by smartphone  penetration
  • 2nd fastest  growing European market for Revolut
  • Cheapest mobile data in CEE (USD 0.7 per 1GB)
  • 90% of card payments in Poland are contactless

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