Population

According to the census of 30/09/1921 the population of Poland was 27.177.00, the density of population per square km was 69.9 persons, 75.4% of the populace lived in the villages.

The census of 09/12/1931 establishes the population as 32.107.00, the density of the population per square km is 82.6 persons, 72.6% of the populace lived in the villages.

Population on 31/12/1938 was 34.849.000, the density of the population per square Km was 82.6 persons, 72.6% of the populace lived in the villages.

The populace split was

Poles 64%

Ukrainians 16%

Jews 10%

Belorussians 5%

Germans 4%

Remainder 1%

The majority of the popultion was Polish with the exception of Polesie, Wolyn and Eastern Galicja where the majority of populace was made up of; Ukrainians and Belorussians. On the Eastern Borderlands the Jews were the dominant populace in the cities.

 

 During the years of 1939 to 1945 Poland lost every fifth citizen, the majority were lost to the German pacification and over 500.000 were lost in the Eastern Borderlands due to Bellorussian/Ukrainian Nationalistic massacres.

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