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Official language: Czech


Demographics of The Czech Republic

The vast majority of the inhabitants of the Czech Republic are Czechs (94.2%). Minorities include the Slovaks (1.9%), Poles (0.5%), Vietnamese (0.44%), Germans (0.4%), and Gypsies.[19] According to the Interior Ministry of the Czech Republic, there were 431,215 foreigners legally residing in the country in October 2008, making up 4.1% of the population, with the largest groups being Ukrainians, Slovaks and Vietnamese. The Czech Republic is home to between 250,000 and 300,000 Roma, who make up the country's second largest minority population after Slovaks.

According to the Czech Statistics Office, 130,147 Ukrainians, 74,918 Slovaks, 58,877 Vietnamese, 26,606 Russians and 21,560 Poles lived in the Czech Republic in October 2008. At present, there are almost 6,000 legally working Mongolians in the Czech Republic. As of 2005, the Jewish population of Bohemia and Moravia were approximately 4,000.

Languages

Native languages by percentage of the total population, Czech 94.9%, Slovak 2%, other 2.3%, unidentified 0.8% (2001 census).

Czechs National Institutions for Language

Institute of the Czech National Corpus
Univerzita Karlova
František Čermák, Director
Námesti Jana Palacha 2
11638 Praha 1
Czech Republic
+420-224241490
frantisek.cermak@ff.cuni.cz

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