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1
CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Living and working
  • in the Czech Republic
  • Jana Jeništová
  • EURES adviser
  • Labour Office in Prague

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AIM OF THE PRESENTATION
  • Basic information about Czech Republic
  • Overview of living and working in the Czech
    Republic
  • How to find a job?

4
General information about the country
  • Capital Prague
  • Situated in the central Europe
  • Official language Czech
  • Population 10,2 million
  • Total surface area 78 866 km2
  • Bordering countries Slovakia, Poland, Germany
    and Austria
  • Three historic regions Bohemia, Moravia and the
    Czech part of Silesia

5
Main economic indicators
  • GDP 6,2 (2006)
  • Inflation 2,7 (2006)
  • Unemployment rate 7,9 (August 2006)

6
Unemployment Rate in The Czech Republic
Source Czech Statistical Office
7
Regional unemployment
7,7
March 2006
15,2
7,0
10,1
14,2
3,4
10,8
8,1
6,1
6,2
8,2
10,0
9,2
6,7
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Number of all foreigners together (April 2006)



Country Together   Women   
Together 152 729 48 319
Slovakia 78 409 24 635
Ukraine 40 570 13 139
Poland 12 545 2 004
Moldavia 2 936 954
Russia 2 119 1 076
Mongolia 2 100 1 369
Germany 1 925 345
Bulgaria 1 747 620
United Kingdom 1 285 234
U.S.A. 1 214 429
Sweden 104 16
9
Distribution of foreign labour force in regions
(April 2006)
6 941
4 055
6 514
3 246
53 179
10 826
6 037
23 357
3 107
10 823
4 720
13 932
4 104
5 888
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LABOUR OFFICEÚrad práce
  • Regional civil service bodies active in the field
    of employment
  • Monitor and evaluate the situation in the labour
    market and development of employment in their
    respective districts
  • Adopt measures to influence the supply and demand
    in the local labour markets
  • Provide the local community and employers with
    employment-related services

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77 Labour Offices from which 14 Labour Offices
are responsible for the coordination on the
regional level
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Departments of the Labour office
  • Job placement services
  • Guidance department (vocational guidance section
    IPS)
  • Labour market department (active employment
    policy section, employment of foreigners section)
  • Legal matters department
  • Social funds department

13
Useful numbers
  • Minimum wage monthly 7 955 Kc 282 Euro
  • Average pensions monthly 8 140 Kc 286 Euro
  • Average salary monthly 20 036 Kc 715 Euro

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Main problems of the Czech Labour market
  • Regional unemployment
  • Incompatibility between labour demand and supply
    (qualifying structure)
  • Inadequate capacity of Public Employment Services
  • Illegal employment of foreigners
  • Low labour force mobility (at a national level)
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