What’s it like working in the Czech Republic in 2016 and is this the end of small grocery stores?

End of small grocery stores in the Czech Republic?

The number of grocery stores in the Czech Republic has dropped by 4% since 2013, to 12,294, according to Nielsen consultancy.

good-prices-prague-viennaSmall grocery stores with a shopping area less than 400 m2 experienced the biggest drop in numbers. Picture: Pixabay.com.

Supermarkets account for 80% of the overall sales of grocery items in the Czech Republic, which is the highest proportion in Central Europe.

TIP: How is grocery shopping in the Czech Republic? How does shopping at “big boys” such as Tesco or Billa compare to browsing fruits and vegetables at “Ovoce a zelenina” or to quick visits of local “Potraviny”? A guide to grocery stores and food markets will introduce you the most popular shopping methods in the Czech Republic.

What’s it like working in the Czech Republic in 2016?

What’s it like working in the Czech Republic in 2016Working in the Czech Republic — Facts & Trends for 2016
Discover more at: http://www.jobspin.cz/2016/04/job-benefits-in-the-czech-republic/

Posted by Jobspin.cz on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Monthly wage in Czech Republic up by 1,000 crowns (37 EUR) in first months of 2016.

The average monthly wage increased by more than 4.4 percent in Q1 year-on-year, the Czech Statistics Office reported on June 6th.

Average monthly salary in the Czech Republic is now at 26,480 CZK (981 EUR); in Prague is the highest – 33,000 CZK (1,222 EUR).

TIP: What is a typical salary in your region and sector? See a big overview of salary levels in the Czech Republic for 2016.


Average working hours: 40 hours per week, divided into eight hour days

Holidays: basic holiday entitlement is 4 weeks per year

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2016 trends are:

– Flexible working hours;

– Growing share of home-office;

– Extra 5th week of holidays as a job benefit;

– Other popular benefits: meal tickets, language courses, employee training, company car



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Salary Levels in the Czech Republic by Regions and Sectors

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Most Popular Job Benefits in the Czech Republic


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