Poland

World Rank 36 4.67 Poland flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Warsaw
312,696 km 2
Polish złoty (PLN)

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Introduction

Poland is a country located in Central Europe. Its official name is the Republic of Poland. With the land coverage of 312,600, it is one of the most important economic and research centers in Central Europe. It is the fifth most populous member state of the European Union and 8th the most populous nation in Europe. There are 7 neighbouring nations such as Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, and, thanks to the Kaliningrad Oblast, Russian Federation.

Economy

With PPP factor taken into account, Poland's GDP is fifth in Europe and it is around $1.3 trillion. As a result of that, they account for 6% of Europe's entire GDP. They are placed behind Spain and before the Netherlands in the ranking.

Sadly, due to its high population, the Republic of Poland does not have the greatest GDP per capita (PPP included) in Europe. As of 2019, it is at around $34,431 - 26% lower than the average GDP per capita in Europe.

Population

In 2019, Poland was the 5th most populous country with 38 million citizens. It gives them a density of around 123 Poles per square kilometer. 

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)