SZCZEGÓLNIE POLECAMY

“Building and development of an enterprise’s export strategy – practical aspects”

For the sixth time, we are pleased to invite you to take part in the Summer Business Academy'2018 (LAB'2018), organized in the coming months by the Enterprise Europe Network at the branch of the Upper Silesian Fund S.A. Meeting I will be devoted to the issues of...

300 million for innovations in the automotive industry!

The call for proposals for the second INNOMOTO competition is in progress, with a budget of up to PLN 300 million! The grant competition is addressed to entrepreneurs or to consortia of entrepreneurs who focus on innovative solutions in the automotive sector. Projects...

Karol Adamiecki Economic Award

Become the winner of the Economic Award Do you run a business in Dąbrowa? Are you implementing innovations? Are you guided by the principles of fair competition that you abide by the principles of ethics, corporate social responsibility, do you focus on employee...

Business constitution

On Monday, April 30, the so-called business constitution - a set of five laws that are designed to make life easier for entrepreneurs. The new regulations introduce significant changes in business operations, including in contact with offices. The...

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Human potential

The city’s advantage is a young and educated society, currently the population of Dąbrowa Górnicza is approx. 120,000, including almost 70 % of those of productive age.

 

The City Hall together with business organizations and entrepreneurs undertakes a number of efforts aimed at adjusting directions of education to the needs of the labour market. During workshops and conferences opinions and ideas are exchanged on labour market requirements and adaptation of educational profiles. The results of these activities are new courses in secondary schools, which educate students to meet the needs of the city’s existing workplaces, as well as school agreements with entrepreneurs, which prepare students for future work as part of apprenticeships. Such projects translate into a reduction in unemployment and allow young people to plan their career paths much better . In this way, for entrepreneurs Dąbrowa becomes a professional resource of thoroughly and professionally prepared staff.

 

Nationwide actions such as Business Day and World Entrepreneurship Week are held in Dąbrowa Górnicza. The activity, involvement and cooperation of the local government and business allow schoolchildren to learn about the specificity of work in companies operating in Dąbrowa during their internships, lectures, and presentations. This provides young people with knowledge about competences and skills required in particular companies, and they can also verify their ideas about various industries and market sectors. More and more companies and schools are getting involved in this innovative undertaking.

Upper Silesia Aglomeration (Central Statistic Office date for 2017)

  • population – 2.2 million people, which accounts for 49% of the province’s population
  • density of population – 1642 persons./km2

Dąbrowa Górnicza (Central Statistic Office date for 2017)

  • population 121.387k people
  • density of population 645 os./km2

People are the basis of competitive advantage of the region’s economy

Dąbrowa Górnicza (Central Statistic Office date for 2017)

  • 15% – in the pre-working age
  • 62% – in working age
  • 23% – post-working age

Silesia Province (Central Statistic Office date for 2015)

  • 17% – w wieku przedprodukcyjnym
  • 62% – w wieku produkcyjnym
  • 21% – w wieku poprodukcyjnym

Labor Market

Working in 2017 (Central Statistic Office data for 2017)

City in total thousand women in it
Dąbrowa Górnicza 40 933 16 227
Katowice 165 107 83 416

Working by section in 2017 (Central Statistic Office data for 2017)

Type of activity

City

Agriculture,

hunting

and forestry,

fishing

Industry

and construction

Market

services
Non- market

servicesDąbrowa Górnicza46321 3978 77310 360Katowice59733 81059 25871 442

Salary – average monthly gross wages and salaries in 2017 (Central Statistic Office data for 2017)

Dąbrowa Górnicza – PLN 4 802,04

Katowice – PLN 5 274,86

Unemployment (Provincial Labor Office data for 2017)

Dąbrowa Górnicza – unemployment rate – 6,1 %

Our advantage is young and educated society

Silesian Province

  • 41 higher education institutions (among others Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, University of Economics, Silesian Medical University, and University of Silesia in Katowice.
  • 126,455 students.
  • 38,683 university graduates.
  • 11% of the national student population.
  • Second place in terms of the number of higher education institutions in Poland.
  • Number of academic teachers: 8,725; including those in technical colleges: 2,983.
  • for foreigners, the Complex of Silesian International Schools in Katowice (programme of primary and secondary schools with international secondary school diploma).

Dąbrowa Górnicza

New technologies

  • Silesian Province accounts for 12.1% of Poland’s research and development potential (the second largest scientific centre in Poland).
  • 112 units, including 36 research and development entities (6 of which are of the Polish Academy of Sciences).
  • 46 development units and 14 higher education institutions conducting research aimed at strengthening cooperation between the R&D zone and the economy.
  • There are 3 scientific and industrial consortia in the Province:
  • Silesian Centre of Advanced Technologies,
  • The Centre for Advanced Technologies – Energy-Environment-Health,
  • The Centre of Advanced Technologies for Health Protection and Promotio