Stationary social welfare facilities in 2022

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As of 31 December 2022, in Poland there were 2 082 stationary social welfare facilities, which had 131.5 thousand places in total. 118.8 thousand residents stayed in stationary social welfare facilities, including 58.6 thousand women.

Social assistance houses accounted for over 43% of all stationary social welfare facilities operating at the end of 2022. Establishments ensuring 24-hour care for disabled persons, chronic patients or elderly persons within the scope of economic activity or their statutory activity accounted for 30.4% and hostels for homeless persons for 14.0%. Family-based assistance houses, community self-help centres (with round-the-clock available places), houses for mothers, night shelters and other centres jointly accounted for 12.3% of all facilities.