On the Polish market, there are around 400 entities, both big Polish and international companies, as well as medium, small and micro enterprises.
The value of the cosmetics market in 2016 amounted to PLN 16 billion. Thanks to the cosmetics industry, the Polish economy has generated more than PLN 7 billion in added value. The direct value added stood at PLN 3.02 billion, the indirect - at PLN 2.18 billion. The remaining part (PLN 1.88 billion) resulted from the increase in income in the economy that, through increased demand of consumers, generated the added value.
Employment in the cosmetics industry is estimated at approximately 43 thousand jobs. As many as 16.5 thousand people work directly in the industry, over 10 thousand people in other branches of the economy related to the cosmetics industry, and 16.7 jobs are maintained due to the induced effect.