The recession affected industry and services and its effects were also reflected in employment and average wages. The Czech Statistical Office informed that the year-on-year decline in the economy reached 11.0%. Foreign demand in particular contributed to the overall decline. Domestic consumption decreased by 4.8% year-on-year. The direct impacts of COVID-19-related measures mainly concerned the trade, transport, accommodation and food service activities, where gross value added fell by 20.5% y/y.