Locked content Negative demographic trends threaten Polish economy – MF

Negative demographic trends are a threat to the dynamic development of Polish economy and lasting convergence with the Economic and Monetary Union – believes the Ministry of Finance (MF). According to MF, the fertility rate, which was 1.39 in 2016, does not ensure simple replacement of generat...

Locked content Poland’s demography still a problem – GUS

According to the latest data released by Poland’s Statistics Office, at end-2016 there were 38.433 million people living in Poland, 4k less than in the previous year. It was the fifth year in a row in which the population decreased. This, along with the declining number of working age population, wh...

Locked content Most Poles plan to retire as soon as possible – study

According to the report published by the Warsaw School of Economics, 59.1 percent of Poles plan to retire as soon as they’ll reach the retirement age, only 29.1 percent plan on working longer, while 11.1 percent will “actively seek retirement before reaching the necessary age, even if it will ...

Locked content Population of Poland decreases

The population of Poland has decreased by 17,057 since 2014, according to a report by the Central Statistical Office (GUS). A decline was reported in 12 out of 16 voivodships. The least populous region in Poland is the Bieszczadzki county, with a density of 19 people per square kilometer. On the oth...

Locked content GUS raises population forecast

The latest edition of the demographic forecast issued by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) sees Poland’s population at 37.2 million in 2030. This projection is higher than those issued by GUS in earlier years. In 2003 the office expected that the number of Poles would shrink to 35.7 million in 20...

Locked content Thousands of Polish children born in Norway

In 2010-2013, Polish mothers gave birth to 3,240 children in Norway, according to data from the country’s statistics office SSB quoted by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.  This made Poles the top immigrant group in Norway in terms of births. Since 2004, when Poland joined the EU, there have been 7,175 childr...

Locked content Population to shrink by 4.5 mln by 2050

Poland’s population will contract by 4.5 million within the next 36 years, according to a forecast from the Central Statistical Office (GUS). The current population figure is 38.5 million. The forecast takes into account such factors as demographic and family-oriented policies, though there is no ce...

More births in Poland – GUS

The number of births in Poland increased in H1 of 2014 by 3.3 percent (5,500) as compared to the same period of 2013 and currently amounts to 186,900 children, according to data from the Central Statistical Office (GUS).