National Population and Housing Census for 2002
In 2003, the Central Statistical Office published the results for 2002 of the National Population and Housing Census. According to these results, there were 578.900 people living in Poznań in 2002, 7,300 more than in the previous GUS estimates for the first quarter of 2002. Women dominated in the city. Feminisation index, measured by calculating the number of women per 100 men, was 114. People of pre - working age (0-17 years) constituted 17.9% of the population, working age (18-59/64 years) - 65.9%, retirement age - 16.2%. For every 1,000 people of working age, there were 517 people of non - working age. Over 50% of the Poznań inhabitants completed educatation at least at a secondary level, one third graduated from primary and vocational schools. Every fifth inhabitant (13 years old and more) admitted completing higher education courses. There are 233.9 households in Poznań with an average of 2.4 people living in each. Over half (57.9%) of those are one - and two - person households. The main way of providing for those households is hired labor other than agricultural one (43.3%) as well as income from pension and disability pensions benefits (31%). 8.8% of households are provided for by self employed people or people drawing profit from rent.