Ecommerce Facts & Figures of Czech Republic

Introduction to the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a parliamentary democracy in Central Europe. It has a population of 9.6 million people and its capital is Prague. The official language is Czech and widely spoken foreign language. Czech Republic has a GDP of €187 billion, which represents a GDP per capita of €17,7 in 2018.


  • 9.6 million people
  • GDP of €187 billion
  • 3.8% unemployed


Ecommerce in the Czech Republic

In 2017, the Czech B2C ecommerce turnover grew by 8,3% to €4.5 billion. Czech Republic had an online population of 9.2 million people who were aged 15 and older. Of the total online population, 5.2 million bought something online in 2015. The average spending per eShopper was €687 in this year.


B2C Ecommerce Turnover €4.5 billion
B2C Ecommerce growth 14%
Online population 9.1 million
Number of eShoppers 5.4 million
VAT rate 21%


Tips for ecommerce in the Czech Republic

Before trading in Czechia, we recommend visiting the Q&A Online Taxes and VAT in Czechia page.


The Czech Ecommerce Association, Apek

Apek is a Czech society for ecommerce companies and entrepeneurs. They support their members to improve and develope their ecommerce activities. Next to that they provide a trustmark for reliable ecommerce shops.


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