The number of foreigners registered with the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) stood at 689,000 at the end of September, representing a 31-percent growth on August, ZUS President Prof. Gertruda Uscinska has said, adding that the figure is a ZUS record.
The number of foreigners registered with the Polish Social Security Institution (ZUS) grew to 658,200 after August 2020, up by 30,000 since the end of July.
Prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Warsaw Rising Museum the ten podcasts use geolocation technology to describe the history of key Uprising places which have since disappeared from the map.
The Polish Border Guard seized in Raba Wyzna (southern Poland) two Algerians who came from Bosnia and Herzegovina hidden under a semi-trailer truck. The men, aged 37 and 39, left Algeria a year and a half ago to seek a better place to live.
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, 223,000 foreigners left Poland in March and April, 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Thursday.
In 2019, foreigners spent PLN 45.3 bln (EUR 9.9 bln) on goods and services in Poland, up 4.1 percent year on year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Thursday.
A total of 227,440 work permits were issued to foreigners in Poland during the second half of 2019, up from 217,300 in the first six month of the year, the Family, Labour and Social Policy Ministry reported on Friday.
The number of foreign students in Poland is growing steadily, this year around 85,000 foreigners are enrolled in Polish universities, concluded the participants in a Monday-launched "Foreign students in Poland 2020" conference in Łódź, central Poland.
In a survey by the CBOS public opinion research centre, most Poles (62 percent) said that foreigners should be free to work in Poland while 29 percent expressed the opinion that their access to the Polish labour market should be limited.
The number of foreigners running a business in Poland grew by 4,500 to 19,400 people in the last four years, said Sebastian Szczurek, a regional spokesperson of state insurer ZUS, adding that Ukrainians constituted the biggest group.