The number of foreigners working in Poland is on the rise with about 800,000 of them now legally employed in the country, up by 127,000 on the pre-pandemic era.
Valid residence permits are held by over 483,000 foreigners, mostly by Ukrainians, Belarusians and Germans, a spokesman for the Office for Foreigners has told PAP.
A growing number of foreigners legalised their stay in Poland in Q1 2021, a spokesman for the Office for Foreigners (UdSC) has reported.
The number of foreign tourists who stayed overnight in Poland in 2020 tumbled by almost 50 percent year on year.
British Business and Social Entrepreneur, Richard Lucas talks about the good, the bad and the ugly of being a foreigner in Poland in the 1990’s on his 30 year anniversary of living in the country. He reveals how he made it in business despite speaking zero Polish, what he doesn’t miss about the 90s, what annoyed him, and what he found ‘charming’ about being in Poland in its first post-Communist decade.
Over 200 foreign doctors who can help Poland fight the Covid pandemic have applied to work in the country, the health minister said on Friday.
Poland and Romania are the two European Union countries with the lowest percentage of citizens from other countries living in their territories, the statistics office of the EU reported on Thursday.
According to Poland's Institute of Forecasts and Economic Analyses (IPAG), the grey economy's share in Poland's GDP increased to 18.3 percent in 2021, from 18 percent in 2020, IPAG's vice-president announced on Tuesday.
The number of foreign nationals with a residency permit in Poland rose by 34,000 in 2020 to reach 457,000.
Data released by EuroStat shows that Poland handed out 724,000 residency permits which accounted for a whopping 25 percent of the total permits issued by EU members.