Household income and consumption rose sharply in the
second quarter. Real household incomes increased by 3.9 percent compared to the
previous quarter, which is the highest quarter-on-quarter growth in the history
of the measurement, according to the CZSO.
Compared to the previous year, household per capita
income was higher by 6.4 percent and real household consumption was higher by
8.6 percent. The average monthly income from employment reached CZK 38,890 in
Q2. Compared to the previous quarter, it increased by 3.9 percent in real terms
and by 10.1 percent year-on-year.
The loosening of anti-epidemic measures led to a quarter-on-quarter
increase in consumer expenditure per capita by 4.8 percent.