Czech population rises to 10.7 mn, marriages drop due to coronavirus


The Czech population rose slightly in the first quarter, by 425 people, to level of 10.694 million people, preliminary data published by the Czech Statistical Office show.

Meanwhile, there were only 3,500 marriages through March, 600 fewer in annual terms, due to coronavirus restrictions. During the quarter, 16,100 people immigrated to the Czech Republic, a rise of 800 people year on year.