Czech population goes up by 9,200 in first half of 2017

The number of inhabitants in the Czech Republic rose by 9,200 in the first half of the year to now stand at a total population of 10,588,063, according to the Czech Statistical Office. One of the main factors in the increase has been immigration, primarily from Ukraine and Slovakia.

New Ukrainian immigrants numbered 2,600, Slovaks 2,100, and Vietnamese 700.