General profile: Poland

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
37.888 Millions
3.839 PLN/US$
586 293 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 306 190 km²
2.23 %
4.10 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+0.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
89 437
159 724
199 124
264 013
Merchandise imports
101 639
178 049
196 473
261 998
Merchandise trade balance
-12 201
-18 325
2 651
2 015
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
7 %7 %80 %80 %13 %13 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
69 22515 50315 23714 63111 65469 22515 50315 23714 63111 654
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Services exports
18 157
35 441
45 129
(e) 72 015
Services imports
15 695
31 073
33 029
(e) 43 863
Services trade balance
2 462
4 368
12 100
(e) 28 152
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
30.2
25.1
27.0
(e) 28.3
Travel
34.7
27.1
23.2
(e) 19.4
Other services
25.2
40.8
39.6
(e) 43.1
TRADE INDICES
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11911511010410093867978746671676051463734302798989910010098989899102104101102102103105103104102100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+4.1 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2019
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2019
GDP, current
306 127
479 321
477 581
586 293
GDP per capita, current US$
7 979
12 505
12 557
15 474
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.49
3.61
3.84
4.10
Current account balance, % of GDP
-2.61
-5.39
-0.55
0.42
Exchange rate (/US$)
3.235
3.015
3.770
3.839
GDP by expenditure in 2018
(as % of total GDP)
58.117.820.755.652.258.117.820.755.652.2
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.4 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2019
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2019
FDI inflows
8 203.22
12 796.27
15 270.83
13 220.47
FDI outflows
1 346.74
6 147.18
4 995.54
2 132.35
Personal remittances, % of GDP
2.11
1.61
1.43
1.03
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
6 031.07 112.06 933.06 764.06 835.07 468.07 457.07 041.07 768.07 712.08 174.010 475.010 468.08 486.06 471.013 22013 9479 17915 69015 27114 2692 73412 42415 92512 79610 03912 28319 83614 5778 20312 1403 9824 0305 5799 445FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Balance, % of GDP
-1.01
-2.11
3.05
(e) 5.26
Balance, % of imports
-2.84
-5.01
6.57
(e) 10.32
Normalized balance
-0.014
-0.026
0.032
(e) 0.049
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
1071081051009694918987827682817870
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2019
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
55%Male 55%Female
45%Female 45%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.005 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2019
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
101
131
117
105
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
25.90
43.74
51.45
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 054 000
1 860 800
3 046 440
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
3.98
9.63
8.12
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
7.92
9.81
9.79
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 06 November 2020