Over half of Czechs have trouble making ends meet on present income

13-11-2014

A full 58 percent of Czechs say they have trouble making ends meet on their present income, according to a survey conducted by the CVVM polling agency. 94 percent of respondents said they had no problem meeting basic needs such as food and clothing but only 58 percent said they were able to finance their hobbies and meet unexpected expenses. 38 percent of respondents said their income allowed them to shop for healthier foods and 36 percent said they were able to save some money every month. Only 8 percent of respondents said they would describe themselves as rich while 34 percent said they considered themselves to be poor.