Category: Economy

Stat of the Day: Two-thirds of Czech workers earn less than the average Czech wage (34,105 Kc/month); median Czech salary is actually around 29,000 Kc/month, before tax (Globe24.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Stat of the Day: Two-thirds of Czech workers earn less than the average Czech wage (34,105 Kc/month); median Czech salary is actually around 29,000 Kc/month, before tax (Globe24.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Employee shortage sees increasing numbers of Czech women working as bus drivers, police officers, metalworkers and in other traditionally “male” jobs – among them Ivory Coast-born Patricia Kuresova, an Usti nad Labem cop (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Employee shortage sees increasing numbers of Czech women working as bus drivers, police officers, metalworkers and in other traditionally “male” jobs – among them Ivory Coast-born Patricia Kuresova, an Usti nad Labem cop (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Economy: Czech crown continues to strengthen against world’s two major currencies; one US dollar currently worth less than 23 crowns; one euro less than 25.80 Kc (CTK Ceske noviny) [Social Media Post] 0

Economy: Czech crown continues to strengthen against world’s two major currencies; one US dollar currently worth less than 23 crowns; one euro less than 25.80 Kc (CTK Ceske noviny) [Social Media Post]

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Stat of the Day: Average price per square metre of flats sold in Prague, 2013 to 2018 (@TymSherlock on Twitter) [Social Media Post] 0

Stat of the Day: Average price per square metre of flats sold in Prague, 2013 to 2018 (@TymSherlock on Twitter) [Social Media Post]

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Pardubice Airport’s new 266-million-crown terminal currently handling as few as one flight per day; Boeing 737 MAX grounding has forced Ryanair and Smartwings to cancel several services (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Pardubice Airport’s new 266-million-crown terminal currently handling as few as one flight per day; Boeing 737 MAX grounding has forced Ryanair and Smartwings to cancel several services (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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The typical Czech prostitute is a 30-year-old single mum with two kids who lives outside the big cities, according to research carried out by NGO Rozkos bez Rizika (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

The typical Czech prostitute is a 30-year-old single mum with two kids who lives outside the big cities, according to research carried out by NGO Rozkos bez Rizika (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Stat of the Week: Roughly 1 in 5 members of Prague’s workforce is a foreigner, according to 2017 Prague Institute of Planning and Development (IPR) figures (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Stat of the Week: Roughly 1 in 5 members of Prague’s workforce is a foreigner, according to 2017 Prague Institute of Planning and Development (IPR) figures (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Staff shortage reportedly causing long queues at Prague’s unemployment benefit offices (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Staff shortage reportedly causing long queues at Prague’s unemployment benefit offices (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Reuters correspondent Robert Muller on the huge number of Czechs stuck in “debt traps” [Social Media Post] 0

Reuters correspondent Robert Muller on the huge number of Czechs stuck in “debt traps” [Social Media Post]

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Record bonuses mean all Skoda Auto employees get gross December pay of 100,000+ Kc; also: 25% pay rise (Aktualne) [Social Media Post] 0

Record bonuses mean all Skoda Auto employees get gross December pay of 100,000+ Kc; also: 25% pay rise (Aktualne) [Social Media Post]

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