Poland Population: 37,859,740

Poland is an emerging country in Central Europe. Officially Poland is called the Republic of Poland. It’s an ancient country with historical importance and cultural diversity. This has been one of the most prosperous and developing countries for several years. This country has a glorious history of human activities, which has expanded over the years. Poland is a remarkable country, and it is one of the most glorious countries across the globe.

Largest cities by population in Poland

Warsaw is the largest city in Poland, which is highly populated. Some other highly populated cities of Poland are Krakow, Łódź, Poznań.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Warsaw 1,702,139 Rzeszow 158,382 Slupsk 98,608
Lodz 768,755 Ursynow 147,676 Jaworzno 96,541
Krakow 755,050 Ruda Slaska 146,189 Jastrzebie Zdroj 95,813
Wroclaw 634,893 Wola 143,996 Ochota 93,192
Poznan 570,352 Rybnik 142,510 Praga Polnoc 93,192
Gdansk 461,865 Bielany 134,854 Bialoleka 89,324
Szczecin 407,811 Srodmiescie 134,306 Jelenia Gora 87,310
Bydgoszcz 366,452 Dabrowa Gornicza 130,601 Nowy Sacz 84,376
Lublin 360,044 Tychy 130,000 Konin 81,258
Katowice 317,316 Opole 127,676 Piotrkow Trybunalski 80,128
Bialystok 291,855 Elblag 127,558 Inowroclaw 77,597
Gdynia 253,730 Plock 127,474 Lubin 77,532
Czestochowa 248,125 Walbrzych 127,431 Siedlce 77,185
Sosnowiec 227,295 Gorzow Wielkopolski 124,430 Pila 75,532
Radom 226,794 Targowek 124,316 Myslowice 75,281
Mokotow 212,670 Wloclawek 120,339 Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski 73,989
Torun 208,717 Zielona Gora 118,433 Siemianowice Slaskie 73,121
Kielce 208,598 Tarnow 117,799 Ostrow Wielkopolski 72,898
Gliwice 198,835 Chorzow 113,430 Stargard 71,224
Zabrze 192,177 Kalisz 108,759 Pabianice 70,542
Bytom 189,186 Koszalin 107,450 Gniezno 70,269
Praga Poludnie 187,845 Legnica 106,033 Fordon 70,000
Bielsko-Biala 176,515 Bemowo 102,393
Olsztyn 171,803 Grudziadz 99,486

Poland Population History

Poland currently has the 35th largest population in the world. This country has a population of around 38 million people. The population density of Poland is 123 per square kilometer, which is the 83rd across the country.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 37,846,611 -0.11% -41,157 -29,395 41.7 1.42 124 60.20% 22,781,639 0.49% 7,794,798,739 38
2019 37,887,768 -0.09% -33,824 -29,395 40.1 1.35 124 60.30% 22,831,097 0.49% 7,713,468,100 38
2018 37,921,592 -0.08% -31,588 -29,395 40.1 1.35 124 60.30% 22,884,899 0.50% 7,631,091,040 37
2017 37,953,180 -0.09% -36,040 -29,395 40.1 1.35 124 60.40% 22,942,383 0.50% 7,547,858,925 36
2016 37,989,220 -0.12% -44,859 -29,395 40.1 1.35 124 60.60% 23,002,663 0.51% 7,464,022,049 36
2015 38,034,079 -0.15% -59,140 -64,161 39.7 1.33 124 60.60% 23,065,377 0.52% 7,379,797,139 36
2010 38,329,781 -0.02% -7,834 -35,691 38.1 1.37 125 60.90% 23,335,927 0.55% 6,956,823,603 33
2005 38,368,949 -0.10% -37,549 -36,694 36.6 1.26 125 61.40% 23,574,790 0.59% 6,541,907,027 32
2000 38,556,693 0.05% 19,611 -17,040 35 1.51 126 61.70% 23,791,900 0.63% 6,143,493,823 30
1995 38,458,638 0.26% 99,689 -32,000 33.6 1.95 126 61.50% 23,645,810 0.67% 5,744,212,979 29
1990 37,960,193 0.44% 165,265 -60,995 32.2 2.16 124 61.30% 23,254,781 0.71% 5,327,231,061 27
1985 37,133,870 0.88% 318,830 -23,839 30.7 2.31 121 59.90% 22,255,565 0.76% 4,870,921,740 27
1980 35,539,720 0.91% 313,799 -21,319 29.5 2.23 116 58.10% 20,640,994 0.80% 4,458,003,514 25
1975 33,970,724 0.80% 266,293 -34,181 28.6 2.23 111 55.30% 18,776,569 0.83% 4,079,480,606 24
1970 32,639,258 0.80% 255,670 -28,623 28.1 2.33 107 52.10% 17,011,282 0.88% 3,700,437,046 23
1965 31,360,907 1.15% 349,341 -12,509 27.4 2.72 102 50.10% 15,718,434 0.94% 3,339,583,597 19
1960 29,614,201 1.66% 468,890 -53,610 26.5 3.47 97 47.90% 14,181,448 0.98% 3,034,949,748 19
1955 27,269,749 1.90% 489,146 0 26 3.63 89 43.20% 11,779,020 0.98% 2,773,019,936 19

Poland Population Forecast

Poland has a population growth rate of 0.16% every year, which holds the 206th rank in the growth rate chart of the countries in the world. This country is supposed to achieve a population of 40 million in the next ten years if the growth rate remains the same.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 37,846,611 -0.10% -37,494 -29,395 41.7 1.42 124 60.20% 22,781,639 0.49% 7,794,798,739 38
2025 37,514,692 -0.18% -66,384 -10,000 43.7 1.42 123 60.20% 22,598,335 0.46% 8,184,437,460 40
2030 36,944,563 -0.31% -114,026 -10,000 46 1.42 121 61.00% 22,532,769 0.43% 8,548,487,400 44
2035 36,177,728 -0.42% -153,367 -10,000 48 1.42 118 62.40% 22,568,109 0.41% 8,887,524,213 52
2040 35,282,532 -0.50% -179,039 -10,000 49.7 1.42 115 64.30% 22,692,384 0.38% 9,198,847,240 53
2045 34,309,974 -0.56% -194,512 -10,000 50.8 1.42 112 66.50% 22,805,335 0.36% 9,481,803,274 56
2050 33,294,567 -0.60% -203,081 51.2 1.42 109 68.50% 22,799,232 0.34% 9,735,033,990 59

Poland Demographics

The majority of Poland’s population is Polish(96.9%). The residents of Poland are a West Slavic ethnic group. The rest of the people are Silesian(1.1%), German(0.2%) and Ukrainian (0.1%). Poland has a number of immigrants. The main language of Poland is Polish, and other languages are mainly Silesian. Poland has a net migration rate of 0.04%. The life expectancy for men in Poland is 74 years, while for women, it is 82 years. The rate of the urban population in Poland is 60%.

Poland religion and politics

The main religion that’s carried out all over Poland is Christianity. 87.2% of the entire population is Catholic, while the others are Orthodox(1.3%). Poland is mainly a religious country, and the Polish people observe religious rituals with great spirit. Poland is a country that has freedom of religion in all terms.

The Constitution of Poland has a representative democracy. The President is the head of the state in Poland. The Polish government is led by the prime minister who is elected by-elections. The judicial branch has an important part in decision making.

Poland Economics

The economics of Poland is one of the most progressive among all European countries. This country has the 10th largest economy in Europe, and this is the 22nd largest economy across the whole world. The total GDP of Poland is around 1.35 trillion dollars. The increase in the GDP of Poland is high in the last few years.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%