According to new data from the Central Statistics Office, in November 2022, 23,000 children were born in Poland. children. A year earlier, it was 27.4K. “The weakest month since World War II” — that’s how Rafał Mundry summed up the data on Twitter. He noted that the demographic crisis is deepening. “It’s worse than in the black scenario,” he stressed.
That November we wrote that we were facing a disaster and for many years we can forget that the number of Poles is 38 million. The data of the Central Statistical Office presented at that time showed which part of Poland will die in 2050. Then our country will be closer to the border with 30 million citizens, and more than half of them will be over 50 years old.
The census results show that there’s 2.7 percent of us. less than a decade ago. The most populous communes are located farthest from the capital of the voivodship and are in the east of the country.
“Polish people want to have children, but they face a number of problems that hinder or delay plans, resulting in lower fertility rates,” Deputy Minister of Family and Social Policy Barbara Socha said in December during the Demographic Congress held at the University of Warsaw.
Today’s problems with natural increases will be reflected among other things in the pension system. Projections for current 20- and 30-year-olds suggest their retirement may be as low as 25% of last salary, and according to the latest ZUS data, it could be as high as 18.7%. final pay grade — Alior Bank analyst warned last year.
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