The Slovak minority in Poland is composed of 3,240 people, according to the Polish census of 2011. 1889 respondents named Slovak as their sole identity.
During the national census in 2002, 1,710 Polish citizens declared themselves as Slovak including: in the Malopolska province – 1,572, Silesia – 40 and Mazowieckie – 20. Most numerous concentrations of Slovak are in the municipalities of Nowy Targ (3.26%), Bukowina Tatrzańska (2.85%), Łapsze Niżne (2.66%), Jablonka (1.26%) and Lipnica Wielka (0.53%).
There are 11 schools with Slovak language as their mother tongue. They are teaching 331 students. Slovaks are mostly faithful to the Roman Catholic Church.