Terms used in official statistics

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Rural area


Part of urban-rural gmina, excluding area of a town located in this gmina.

The current number of territorial division units: http://www.stat.gov.pl/bip/36_PLK_HTML.htm

The rural areas in the urban-rural gminas (with the symbol of unit type = 5) as well as rural gminas (with the symbol of unit type = 2) selected on the basis of the identifiers of TERYT register (TERC system) constitute together the rural territories in Poland.

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Programowania, Koordynacji Badań i Rejestrów