Roma in Poland
Roma are one of the four recognized ethnic minorities in Poland, in accordance with the Polish law. Other ethnic minorities are Tatars, Lemko and Karaites. The Roma community in Poland comprises about 20,000 people.
Situation of the Roma
The Roma settled in Poland are a legally recognized ethnic minority. They are no longer nomads, as they have completed their nomadic lifestyle.
The Roma community in Poland has about 20,000 members. In Poland, the Roma are divided into four basic groups: Bergita Roma, Polish Roma, Kalderara, Lowarzy.
Roma communities are highly diverse in terms of the economic situation, and thus living conditions.