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We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:


Expat Salary: Salary purchasing power parity calculator, for simple cost of living comparison and international salary calculation (e.g. to compare a salary offer).


Cost of Living Comparison: Cost of living allowance calculator, compares cost of living and hardship and calculates a cost of living allowance based on the difference.


International Cost of Living Index: Cost of living index calculator, compares multiple locations to a home base (e.g. international offices compared to HQ).


International Assignment: International assignment management calculator, for global mobility managers who use the build-up approach for detailed international assignment salary and allowance calculations.

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Poland, All Areas
Overview

Poland, All AreasPoland is in Central Europe, east of Germany. The climate is temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation and mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers.

The official language is Polish. It is a Slavonic language, learning a few basic words of Polish will be appreciated. Many Poles speak German and some also speak a little French. English is becoming increasingly common, particularly among the younger generation. Most shops, restaurants and hotels in Warsaw have English-speaking staff. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Poland is considered to be one of the healthiest economies of the post-communist countries, and is currently the fastest growing country within the EU.

Expatriate business dress is generally conservative and formal, in the form of a suit and tie for men, and a dress or a suit for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Poland is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime such as pickpocketing and bag-snatching, and harassment of visibly minority groups.

The currency of Poland is the Polish Zloty (PLN). Banking is on par with that of Western Europe and North America.

Medical facilities are good and private medical facilities are comparatively inexpensive. Tick-borne encephalitis is common.

The population of Poland is 38.4 Million (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.6% for Poland as at April 2018.

For a single Expat, the personal income tax rate in Poland is progressive up to 32%.


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Poland as at 1 April 2018 is very low in comparison to other places in the world.

In Poland, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Very Low
2) Clothing: Average
3) Communication: Very Low
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Average
6) Groceries: Very Low
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: Very Low
9) Miscellaneous: High
10) Personal Care: Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Average
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very Low
13) Transport: Low

Poland is for example -40.2% cheaper than USA for groceries, -42.3% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 48.9% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Poland is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Poland for an expat from Australia, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (Poland) premium of 20% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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