12.300 pharmacies were operating in Poland in 2019


At the end of 2019, in Poland there were operating 12.3 thousand pharmacies (generally available and dispensaries) and 1.2 thousand pharmaceutical outlets in which 59.5 thousand pharmacists and pharmaceutical technicians were employed, latest Statistics Poland data shows.

The night duties were fulfilled permanently by 2.9% pharmacies, where of temporarily by 20.8% pharmacies.

The sales of medical products by mail order using the website (via epharmacies) were declared by 284 pharmacies and 5 pharmaceutical outlets.

In Poland, there were on average 2.848 persons per 1 generally available pharmacy and pharmaceutical outlet (by 132 more than in the previous year).

The highest number of inhabitants per 1 generally available pharmacy and pharmaceutical outlet was recorded in Pomorskie Voivodship (3.311), while the lowest – in Wielkopolskie Voivodship (2.545).

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