POLAND

Capital Warsaw
Area (km2) 312 685
Total population (thousands, 2017) 37 975
Population density (per km2) 121
National currency Polish zloty (PLN)
National statistical office www.stat.gov.pl
Statistics Poland
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 45%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2016 16%
   hourly wage, 2017 7%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 11%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 59%
Female victims of homicide
   percentage of total for both sexes ..
Women researchers, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 36%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 81.8
   males, years 73.9
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 20.2
   males, years 15.9
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 11.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 27.8
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
-0.1
1.7
1.5
0.8
1.3
0.3
Unemployment rate
 (%)
10.3
9.0
7.5
6.2
4.9
3.9
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
27.3
23.9
20.8
17.7
14.8
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 1 228 604
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 31 984
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 55.6
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 52.2
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 24 263
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   PLN per USD, US=1, 2018 1.722
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
31
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
67
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 19 209
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 1 640
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 1 027
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 74
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 20 318
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 54 797
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2016 254 262
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 335 220