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Poland, Warsaw

Poland, WarsawWarsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. Warsaw is home to many national institutions and government agencies, as well as to many domestic and international companies. Warsaw produces 12% of Poland's national income. Warsaw has the biggest concentration of electronics and high-tech industry in Poland.

Poland 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 Warsaw is 3.1 Million (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2.9% for Poland as at July 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Poland is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 32%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Warsaw as at 1 July 2019 is very low in comparison to other places in the world.

In Warsaw, 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: Very Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Average
6) Groceries: Very Low
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: Very Low
9) Miscellaneous: High
10) Personal Care: Average
11) Recreation & Culture: Average
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Low
13) Transport: Low

Warsaw is for example -24.8% cheaper than Houston TX for groceries, -22.4% cheaper for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 18% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

Warsaw is ranked as a some hardship location.

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

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