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Poland - PL

EU regions: Poland


map of Poland PL
flag of Poland PL coat of arms Poland PL
indicatorperiodvalue
long term unemployment2019q20.7
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201770
unemployment rate2019q23.3
employment rate2019q268.2
number of inhabitants201837 976 687
population density2017123.6
working hours on full time job2019q239.2
percentage of workers usually working from home20184.7
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday20185.8
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2019q218
gender pay gap20177.2
employment of mothers of more than 3 children201852.4
life long learning participation20185.7
youth unemployment rate201811.7
NEET2019q28.5
unemployment rate of low educated people2019q28.7
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201818.9
old-age dependency ratio201825.3
gender gap in employment rate2019q281.87

* POLSKA slovensky: PL

demographic pyramid PL Poland

From wikipedia:

Poland (Polish: Polska [ˈpɔlska] (listen)), officially the Republic of Poland (Polish: Rzeczpospolita Polska [ʐɛt͡ʂpɔˈspɔlita ˈpɔlska] (listen)), is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

Poland is bordered by the Baltic Sea, Lithuania, and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast to the north, Belarus and Ukraine to the east, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to the south, and Germany to the west.

The history of human activity on Polish soil spans almost 500,000 years. Throughout the Iron Age it became extensively diverse, with various cultures and tribes settling in what was then East Germania. However, it was the Western Polans who dominated the region and gave Poland its name. The establishment of the first Polish state can be traced to AD 966, when Mieszko I, ruler of the realm coextensive with the territory of present-day Poland, converted to Christianity.

other: Poland, Portugal

neighbours: SLOVENSKO, LIETUVA, Czech Republic, Germany

subregions: MAKROREGION POŁUDNIOWY, MAKROREGION PÓŁNOCNO-ZACHODNI, MAKROREGION POŁUDNIOWO-ZACHODNI, MAKROREGION PÓŁNOCNY, MAKROREGION CENTRALNY, MAKROREGION WSCHODNI, MAKROREGION WOJEWÓDZTWO MAZOWIECKIE


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/PL

Current statistics

September 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 168240, of which 58340 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.1% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.0%), Revúca 17.9% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Rožňava 14.6% (7.9%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Nitra 2.8%, Ilava 2.8%