Poland

Population: 38,346,279 (July 2014 est. 2014)

Life expectancy:

male: 72.74 years

female: 80.8 years (2014 est.)

Type of government:

Republic

Unemployment:

total: 26.5%

male: 24.1% female: 30% (2012)

Culture: Polish 96.9%, Silesian 1.1%, German 0.2%, Ukrainian 0.1%, other and unspecified 1.7%note: represents ethnicity declared first (2011 est.)

Language: Polish (official) 96.2%, Polish and non-Polish 2%, non-Polish 0.5%, unspecified 1.3% (2011 est.)

Religions:

Catholic 87.2% (includes Roman Catholic 86.9% and Greek Catholic, Armenian Catholic, and Byzantine-Slavic Catholic .3%), Orthodox 1.3% (almost all are Polish Autocephalous Orthodox), Protestant 0.4% (mainly Augsburg Evangelical and Pentacostal), other 0.4% (includes Jehovah's Witness, Buddhist, Hare Krishna, Gaudiya Vaishnavism, Muslim, Jewish, Mormon), unspecified 10.8% (2012 est.)

Poverty rate:

10.6% (2008 est.)

GNP: 489.80 billion US dollars in 2012

Internet users:

65.0% of the population (2012)

Challenges in the future:

Decrease unemployment rate and pay off national debt.

Not at risk for war and economy is pretty good.

Works cited:

http://www.tradingeconomics.com/poland/gdp

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pl.html

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