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Polish census of 2002

Polish census of 2002 (}

}}: Narodowy Spis Powszechny 2002) was a census in Poland taken from 21 May to 8 June 2002.


  • 96% of surveyed declared Polish ethnicity; 1,23% other and 2,03% gave no answer.

Significant ethnic minorities

In addition to Poles, ethnic groups of more than 25,000 people compose the following:

Ethnicity Quantity Living mostly in
Silesians 173,153 Silesian Voivodeship, Opole Voivodeship
Germans 152,897 Silesian Voivodeship, Opole Voivodeship
Belarusians 48,737 Podlaskie Voivodeship
Ukrainians 30,957 Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship
Roma 12,855 spread out evenly
Russians 6,103 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
Lemkos 5,863 Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Lithuanians 5,846 Podlaskie Voivodeship
Kashubians 5,062 Pomeranian Voivodeship
Slovakians 2,001 Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Vietnamese 1,808 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
French 1,633 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
American 1,541 spread out evenly
Greek 1,404 spread out evenly
Italian 1,367 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
Jews 1,133 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
Bulgarian 1,112 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
Armenians 1,082 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
Czechs 831 spread out evenly
British 800 Masovian Voivodeship (Warsaw)
Tatars 495 majority in Białystok and Trójmiasto

See also


  • (Polish) Wyniki Narodowego Spisu Powszechnego Ludności i Mieszkań 2002 w zakresie deklarowanej narodowości oraz języka używanego w domu
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