Mastering Polish will take from you 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 2 point.
Learning Dutch might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 575-600 hours or 23-24 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 1.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Polish in Poland, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and U.S. .
Number of native speakers is about 36,600,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 39,000,000. The biggest country in which Polish is used as a native language is Poland.
Native speakers of Dutch are mostly from Netherlands (Holland) and in the northern half of Belgium and are about 16,400,000 people.
Dutch are spoken fluently by 23,000,000 people.
The language is spoken in Netherlands (Holland) and in the northern half of Belgium, Aruba, Belgium (Flemish), Brazil, Canada, Caribbean Netherlands, Curacao, Germany, Sint Maarten, South Africa, Suriname, United States.
Polish came from West Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family..
East Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Dutch language.