Terms used in official statistics

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A general population (resident) in the area for at least 12 months. For residents of the administrative unit comprises: a) permanent residents (people registered for permanent residence or not), without the people staying away from home (residence) in the country or abroad, for at least 12 months, b) people who came from another place of residence in the country or from abroad (immigrants without permanent residence card) for a period of at least 12 months.

Residents (the residence population) is one of two categories of resident population developed by the Central Statistical Office.
Residents (the usual residence population) is developed for international statistics as defined by the Regulation of the European Parliament and Council of EU No. 1260/2013 of November 20, 2013 on European demographic statistics.

  • Regulation (EU) No 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2013 on European demographic statistics
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 330 z 10.12.2013, str. 39)

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Demograficznych
Amendments to the description of a concept:
  • Residents
    Description of the concept that applied to: 31.12.2017