Overview Czech Republic

Czech National Bank in Prague CZ 01.jpg
Headquarters of Czech National Bank in Prague
Rank 42nd (PPP)
Currency Czech koruna (Kč or CZK)
Fiscal year calendar year
Trade organisations EUWTO (via EU membership) andOECD
Statistics
GDP 284.9 billion $ PPP (2011, IMF); 215.2 billion $ nominal (2011, IMF)
GDP growth 1.7% (2011, Eurostat)
GDP per capita $27,100 PPP (2011, IMF)
GDP by sector agriculture: 2.6%, industry: 38.7%, services: 58.7% (2008 est.)
Inflation (CPI) 2.8% (June 2012)[1]
Population
below poverty line
N/A
Gini coefficient 26 (2005)
Labour force 5.37 million (2008 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 3.6%, industry: 40.2%, services: 56.2% (2007)
Unemployment 6.6% (July 2012)[2]
Average gross salary CZK 24,126 / € 975 / $ 1,302 per month (Q1 2012)[3]
Main industries motor vehicles, metallurgy, machinery and equipment, glass, armaments
Ease of Doing Business Rank 64th[4]
External
Exports $141.4 billion FOB (2010 est.)[5]
Export goods machinery and transport equipment 52%, raw materials and fuel 9%, chemicals 5% (2003)
Main export partners Germany 30.7%, Slovakia 8.7%,Poland 5.9%, France 5.4%, UK 5.1%,Italy 4.9%, Austria 4.6% (2007)
Imports $134.4 billion FOB (2010 est.)[6]
Import goods machinery and transport equipment 46%, raw materials and fuels 15%, chemicals 10% (2003)
Main import partners Germany 31.8%, Netherlands 6.7%,Slovakia 6.4%, Poland 6.3%, Austria5.1%, China 5.1%, Russia 4.5%, Italy4.4%, France 4.1% (2007)
Gross external debt $73.43 billion (2010 est.)
Public finances
Public debt 41,5% of GDP (2011 est.)
Revenues $94.96 billion (2008 est.)
Expenses $99.46 billion (2008 est.)
Economic aid $2.4bn from EU funds (2004-06)[citation needed]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

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