English, PDF, 152kb
Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data and trends on population health and health system performance. This Country Note shows how the Czech Republic compares to other OECD countries across indicators in the report.
English, PDF, 229kb
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microbes to resist antimicrobials - remains an alarming global health threat that jeopardises the effectiveness of many 20th century public health advances. In recent years, the Czech Republic made important strides in tackling AMR. Yet, more progress is needed.
The tax wedge for the average single worker in the Czech Republic decreased by 0.2 percentage points from 40.0% in 2021 to 39.8% in 2022. The OECD average tax wedge in 2022 was 34.6% (2021, 34.6%).
Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has disrupted the Czech Republic’s post-pandemic recovery, contributed to a sharp spike in inflation, and has held back the country’s convergence towards OECD income levels, according to a new OECD report.
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in the Czech Republic decreased by 0.9 percentage points from 34.7% in 2020 to 33.8% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
Biographical note of the Czech Republic's Permanent Representative to the OECD
English, PDF, 395kb
The Skills Outlook Country Profile details key indicators to assess the extent to which the Czech Republic is able to provide strong foundations for lifelong learning; promote effective transitions into further education, training and the labour market and engage adults in learning. It also evaluates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult learning and the labour market.
English, PDF, 177kb
The Czech Republic has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption – 14.4 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 3 bottles of wine or 5.5 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in the Czech Republic, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
Growth, driven by both internal and external demand, has been accelerating since 2013 and at 4.6% in 2017 it was more balanced than in previous years. Household consumption is supported by income growth, a declining savings rate as confidence is high, and by rising credit.
These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.