Poland: Population size

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Population size, in millions

 Latest value 36.82
 Year 2022
 Measure million
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 36.18
 Min - Max 29.64 - 38.66
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Poland from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Poland during that period was 36.18 million with a minimum of 29.64 million in 1960 and a maximum of 38.66 million in 1998. The latest value from 2022 is 36.82 million. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 40.31 million. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Poland - Population size - Recent values chart

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Poland - Population size - historical chart - 1960-2022

The population size of Poland and other countries is defined as the number of people living on the territory of the country. It includes domestic born and foreign born residents.
Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 36.82 2022 million
 Percent urban population 60.13 2022 percent
 Population density 123 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 18.55 2022 percent
 Percent children 15.15 2022 percent
 Percent female population 51.59 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 39.87 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 50.84 2022 percent
 Refugee population 971,129 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 2 2015 percent
 Population growth -2.48 2022 percent
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