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Poland

Country Profile

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Major Cities

  1. WARSAW
  2. Krakow
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Major Languages

  1. Polish
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Population

  1. 38,415,284
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Currency

  1. Zlotych (PLN)
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Climate

  1. Temperate with cold
  2. Cloudy
  3. Moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation
  4. Mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers
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Major religions

  1. Roman Catholic
  2. Eastern Orthodox
  3. Protestant

Immigration Data

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Work Study Visa

  1. Citizens of European Union and EEA countries (Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) are eligible to work in Poland without a work permit. If you plan to stay for longer than three months, you will need to obtain a residence permit from the local immigration office within these first three months. This permit is valid for a year and entitles the bearer to take up work. If you are from a non-EU country, please check with your embassy about regulations for working in Poland.
  2. http://ec.europa.eu/immigration/tab2.do?language=7$en
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Rate of immigration

  1. -0.47

Tourism

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Key Tourist Attractions

  1. Lublin Voivodeship
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Major Festivals

  1. No Information
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Number of Annual Tourists

  1. 13.4 million

Life

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Quality of Life Index

  1. 6.309
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Population with a Higher Education

  1. 2149998
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Cost of Internet Access (USD Per Mbit/s)

  1. 7.30
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Medicare Public/Private

  1. No Information
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Average cost of a Higher Education

  1. $11,486

Annual Economic Facts

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Employment Rate

  1. 87.6%
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Main Industries

  1. Machine building
  2. Iron and steel
  3. Coal mining
  4. Chemicals
  5. Shipbuilding
  6. Food processing
  7. Glass
  8. Beverages
  9. Textiles
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Major Companies

  1. PKN ORLEN Group
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Minimum Wage

  1. 1,500 PLN per month


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