Czech Republic Muslim Population Percentage 2017 By City Demographics Religion

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Czech Republic Muslim Population Percentage 2017 By City Demographics Religion

Czech Republic Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017

According to the 2010 census, there are around 3500 Muslims in the Czech Republic (less than 0.1% of country's population), compared to 495 in 1991.

With an estimated population of 10,512,419 at 1 January 2014, compared to 9.3 million at the beginning of the 20th century, the population growth of the Czech Republic has been limited, due to low fertility rates and loss of population in and around World Wars I and II.Czech Republic Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017 Population loss during World War I was approximately 350,000. At the beginning of World War II the population of the Czech Republic reached its maximum (11.2 million). Due to the expulsion of the German residents after World War II, the Czech Republic lost about 3 million inhabitants and in 1947 the population was only 8.8 million. Population growth resumed, and in 1994 the population was 10.33 million.

From 1994-2003 natural growth was slightly negative (-0.15% per year) and the population decreased to 10.2 million. Since 2005, natural growth has been positive, but in recent times the most important influence on the population of the Czech Republic has been immigration: approximately 300,000 during the last decade.


 Czech Republic demographics Population by Religion

At Present The Czech Republic is home to around 50,000 Muslims.

According to the 2010 census, there are around 3500 Muslims in the Czech Republic (less than 0.1% of country's population), compared to 495 in 1991.

Religious affiliations in the Czech Republic, census 1991–2011

 

1991

2001

2011

Number

 %

Number

 %

Number

 %

Roman Catholic Church

4,021,385

39

2,740,780

26.8

1,083,899

10.3

Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren

203,996

2

117,212

1.1

51,916

0.5

Czechoslovak Hussite Church

178,036

1.7

99,103

1

39,276

0.4

Muslim 50,000         0.1

Believers identified with another specific religion

120,317

1.7

330,993

3.2

292,347

2.7

Believers not identified with any specific religion

 

 

 

 

707,649

6.7

No religion

4,112,864

39.9

6,039,991

59

3,612,804

34.2

No response, unknown

1,665,617

16.2

901,981

8.8

4,774,323

45.2

Total population

10,302,215

10,230,060

10,562,214

 


 Czech Republic demographics Population by Immigrants

According to the 2011 census there were 543,000 permanent (i.e. legal) foreign residents in the Czech Republic (5% of the total population). Residents from Ukraine are the largest group (118,000), followed by residents of Slovakia (84,000). There are also Asian minorities in the Czech Republic. The largest is the Vietnamese one (83,000 in 2011). During the communist era the governments of Czechoslovakia and Vietnam had a deal concerning the education of Vietnamese people in Czechoslovakia. Vietnamese people came to Czechoslovakia for the first time in 1956 and then the number of new migrants grew until the fall of communism. First generation Vietnamese work mostly as small-scale businessmen in markets. Still, many Vietnamese are without Czech citizenship. One of the towns with the largest Vietnamese communities is Cheb. There are also many people from Russia (36,000), Germany (21,000) and Poland (18,000).


 Czech Republic demographics Population by Race
.

Regions

Czechoslovaks (Czechs and Slovaks)

Germans

Hungarians

Rusyns

Jews

others

Total population

Bohemia

4 382 788

2 173 239

5 476

2 007

11 251

93 757

6 668 518

Moravia

2 048 426

547 604

534

976

15 335

46 448

2 649 323

Silesia[4]

296 194

252 365

94

338

3 681

49 530

602 202

Slovakia

2 013 792

139 900

637 183

85 644

70 529

42 313

2 989 361

Carpathian Ruthenia

19 737

10 460

102 144

372 884

80 059

6 760

592 044

Czechoslovak Republic

8 760 937

3 123 568

745 431

461 849

180 855

238 080

13 410 750

 

Czech Republic Population by City
.

S.No.

City

Population

1

Prague

1,259,079

2

Brno

377,440

3

Ostrava

294,200

4

Plzen

169,033

5

Liberec

102,562

6

Olomouc

99,806

7

Ústí nad Labem

93,409

8

Ceské Budejovice

93,285

9

Hradec Králové

92,808

10

Pardubice

89,693

11

Zlín

75,112

12

Havírov

75,049

13

Kladno

68,552

14

Most

67,089

15

Opava

57,772

16

Frýdek-Místek

56,945

17

Karviná

55,985

18

Jihlava

50,521

19

Teplice

50,079

20

Decín

49,833

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