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13 January 2022

Czech Statistical Office shares preliminary findings of 2021 census

Czech Statistical Office

The Czech Statistical Office has released the preliminary results of the country's 2021 Census. According to the published data, as of May 2021 migrants comprised 4.7% of the population of the Czech Republic.

Other key statistics:

  • Among foreigners, people with Ukrainian (1.4%), Slovak (0.9%) and Vietnamese (0.5%) citizenship were most frequently represented in the population.
  • People with foreign citizenship from EU countries accounted for 1.5% of the population, while those with citizenship from non-EU countries accounted for 3.2%.
  • The highest share of the population with foreign citizenship was found in the country's capital city, Prague, where foreigners comprise 13.9% of the population. The lowest shares were found in the Olomouc and Zlín regions (1.7% in both).
  • Prague was also found to host the highest proportion of foreigners with Slovak (1.9%), Ukrainian (4.2%) and Russian (1.8%) citizenship.

The Czech Statistical Office will continue to publish more data and insights in the upcoming weeks.

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Jan Ditko
Country Coordinator

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