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Demographics of the Czech Republic

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The majority of the 10.2 million inhabitants of the Czech Republic are ethnically and linguistically Czech (95%). Other ethnic groups include Germans, Roma, and Poles. After the 1993 division Slovaks staying in the Czech Republic comprise roughly 2% of the current population.

Major denomination and its estimated percentage population is traditional Roman Catholic (27%). A large percentage of the Czech population claim to be atheists (59%) (see [1] (http://www.czso.cz/csu/edicniplan.nsf/o/4110-03--obyvatelstvo_hlasici_se_k_jednotlivym_cirkvim_a_nabozenskym_spolecnostem) for details in Czech).


Population: 10,220,600 (December 2004 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 16% (male 849,008; female 805,861)
15-64 years: 70% (male 3,587,968; female 3,573,171)
65 years and over: 14% (male 543,114; female 867,457) (March 2001) <p>Population growth rate: 0.8% (2003 est.) <p>Birth rate: 9.2 births/1,000 population (2003 est.) <p>Death rate: 10.9 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.) <p>Net migration rate: 2.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.) <p>Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.63 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2000 est.) <p>Infant mortality rate: 3.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.) <p>Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 74.95 years
male: 71.46 years
female: 78.65 years (2002 est.) <p>Total fertility rate: 1,23 children born/woman (2004 est.) <p>Nationality:
noun: Czech(s) (Czech language: Čech, plural: Češi or Čechové)
adjective: Czech (česká) <p>Ethnic groups: Czech 90.4%, Moravian 3.7%, Slovak 1.9%, Polish 0.5%, German 0.4%, Silesian 0.1%, Roma 0.1% (those officially claiming so, unofficial estimate is cca 2%), Hungarian 0.1%, other 2.8% (March 2001)

Note: the Moravians and Silesians, lacking significant differencies in cultural traditions and ethnic, religious or language characteristics from the Czechs, are officially not forming a minority (in political sense) and their percentages are often added to the one of Czechs. The results here reflect the right of anybody to identify him-/herself with any nationality or ethnic group, as stated in the UDHR.
Ukrainians are the largest group of people without Czech citizenship living in the country. <p>Religions: atheist 59.0%, Roman Catholic 26.8%, Protestant 1.2%, Hussites 1.0%, Jehovah's Witnesses 0.2%, Eastern Orthodox 0.2%, other religions 2.8%, not found 8.8% (March 2001) <p>Languages: Czech <p>Literacy:
definition: NA
total population: 99.9% (1999 est.)
male: NA%
female: NA%

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