E.g., 09/16/2014
E.g., 09/16/2014

Country Resource - Poland

Poland

PL
  • Population......................................................................38,356,279 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................-0.11% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................9.77 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate................................................10.37 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-0.47 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups*.............Polish 96.9%, Silesian 1.1%, German 0.2%, Ukrainian 0.1%, other and unspecified 1.7%

* represents ethnicity declared first (2011 est)

CIA World Factbook

Since joining the European Union in 2004, Poland has experienced one of the largest emigration flows in its postwar history. But the country has also received thousands of immigrants and refugees, mainly from its eastern neighbors, and is just beginning to invest in immigrant integration. Krystyna Iglicka and Magdalena Ziolek-Skrzypczak look at all aspects of migration in Poland in this updated profile.

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Since joining the European Union in 2004, Poland has experienced one of the largest emigration flows in its postwar history. But the country has also received thousands of immigrants and refugees, mainly from its eastern neighbors, and is just beginning to invest in immigrant integration. Krystyna Iglicka and Magdalena Ziolek-Skrzypczak look at all aspects of migration in Poland in this updated profile.