The total population of the Czech Republic on 1 January 2016 stood at 10,553,800. Its population grew by 15,600 in 2015, largely due to inward migration.
As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of the Czech Republic was estimated to be 3,900 (0.04% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 6,500 (0.06% of the wider population).
The core Jewish population was estimated to be 4000 in 1990 (0.04% of the wider population), and has therefore declined by approximately 3% over 25 years during which the wider population grew by just over 1%.
Between 1990 and 2015, 548 Czechs and Slovaks emigrated to Israel.
An estimated 8000 Czechs qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.