Income and Expenditure: Poland

May 2023

Poland's consumer income is projected to experience subdued growth over the near term, in line with considerably slowing economic development. Middle-class households are forecast to decline, while the lowest income class is set to expand at the fastest pace. In addition, rising inequality and significant inflation in the short term pose risks to the spending of lower-income consumers on non-essential products and services, with wealth expected to remain concentrated among a few.

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Income and Expenditure: Poland


Consumer Income
Polish incomes growth to be subdued over the near term
Social Classes/Inequality
Inequalities are set to expand in Poland over the forecast period
Consumer Expenditure
Government reacts to price pressures by reducing VAT rate and freezing gas prices
Wealth and Wealthy Consumers
Wealthy population to shrink, leading to increased concentration of wealth
Chart 1 Annual Gross Income Distribution by Age in Poland: 2022
Chart 2 Distribution of Income in Poland: Key Metrics 2022-2027
Chart 3 Gross Income Growth Index in Poland 2022-2027
Chart 4 Average Gross Income by Age in Poland 2022-2027
Chart 5 Population by Income Brackets in 2027
Chart 6 Gini Index 2022/2027
Chart 7 Households by Disposable Income (PPP) 2022-2027
Chart 8 Overview of Poland’s Social Classes 2027
Chart 9 Social Class D by Age: 2022/2027
Chart 10 Consumer Market and Spending in Poland: Key Metrics 2022-2027
Chart 11 Consumer Expenditure in Top Regions: Size in 2027 and Growth over 2017-2027
Chart 12 Urban/Rural Consumer Expenditure in 2027
Chart 13 Households Expenditure in 2022
Chart 14 Consumer Spending by Category in Poland 2022-2027: USD per Household
Chart 15 Index of Consumer Prices in Poland over 2017-2022
Chart 16 Households Expenditure by Category in Poland: 2027
Chart 17 Poland’s Wealth Landscape: 2022-2030

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