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Czech Republic Government Consumption

Czech Republic Government Consumption

Government Consumption in Czech Republic

The Czech Republic recorded an average growth rate of 2.2% in government consumption over the decade to 2022. In 2022, the growth rate was 0.6%.

Czech Republic Government Consumption Chart

Note: This chart displays Government Consumption (ann. var. %) for Czech Republic from 2014 to 2023.
Source: Czech Statistical Office.

Czech Republic Government Consumption Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Government Consumption (ann. var. %) 3.9 2.5 4.2 1.4 0.3

Economy rebounds in Q4

The economy expanded 0.2% in seasonally adjusted quarter-on-quarter terms in Q4, swinging from Q3’s 0.6% contraction. Meanwhile, output decreased 0.2% on a seasonally adjusted year-on-year basis in Q4, following the 0.8% contraction recorded in Q3.

According to a press release, external demand and consumption expenditure supported quarter-on-quarter growth. Meanwhile, employment decreased by 0.1% quarter on quarter.

Commenting on the outlook, Jiri Polansky, analyst at Erste, stated: “Economic activity should gradually improve over the course of this year. On the one hand, household consumption will recover, positively affected by a fall in inflation and a recovery in real wage growth. On the other hand, external demand will also strengthen in the context of (expected) improved developments in the Euro Area, which will spill over into Czech exports and investment activity. Risks remain elevated and skewed towards lower GDP.”

Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

How should you choose a forecaster if some are too optimistic while others are too pessimistic? FocusEconomics collects Czech government consumption projections for the next ten years from a panel of 17 analysts at the leading national, regional and global forecast institutions. These projections are then validated by our in-house team of economists and data analysts and averaged to provide one Consensus Forecast you can rely on for each indicator. By averaging all forecasts, upside and downside forecasting errors tend to cancel each other out, leading to the most reliable government consumption forecast available for Czech government consumption.

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