Terms used in official statistics

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Polonia (Polish community)


A relatively integrated population of people of Polish origin - emigrants from Poland, their descendants and other people admitting Polish origin, with a permanent residence outside of Poland.

This term is usually not used to refer to a native population with ethnic Polish origin that is no longer on a Polish territory solely as a result of change of political borders of Poland.

High-level terms

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Demograficznych