Number of houses

The housing stock of the Czech Republic has grown to 2 317 276 houses as of 26 March 2021. This is an increase of over 159,000 houses compared to 2011. Over the last 30 years, the number of houses in Czechia has increased by almost 449 thousand, which represents nearly one fifth of the total housing stock.

Out of the total housing stock counting over 2.3 million, more than 1.9 million houses were occupied. Remaining more than 364 thousand houses were unoccupied. Therefore, occupied houses represented 84.3% of all houses and unoccupied houses 15.7%.
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Housing stock in the Czech Republic and regions*) in 1991 – 2021

As of 26 March 2021, more than 17% houses were located in Středočeský region which with almost 399 thousand houses, has by a wide margin the largest housing stock of all regions. At the other end of the ranking was the Karlovarský region with 48 thousand houses, although the number of houses has grown at the second fastest rate since 1991 (+ 29.5%). The Stredočeský region had by far the highest increase in the house stock of all regions (+ 38.1%) since 1991. In contrast, the number of houses in the Zlínský region has increased by only 13.7% over the last 30 years, which was the lowest in the inter-regional comparison.

Region

Year of the Census

1991 2001 2011 2021
houses total occupied houses unoccupied houses

Czech Republic

1 868 541 1 969 018 2 158 119 2 317 276 1 952 668 364 608

Prague, the capital of

83 267 88 200 99 949 106 154 98 217 7 937

Středočeský kraj

288 492 307 120 353 037 398 487 331 341 67 146

Jihočeský kraj

135 905 147 970 163 889 174 815 133 404 41 411

Plzeňský kraj

113 095 120 279 131 052 142 762 115 802 26 960

Karlovarský kraj

37 305 39 846 44 966 48 308 42 406 5 902

Ústecký kraj

119 069 124 587 136 012 144 024 123 776 20 248

Liberecký kraj

79 819 84 883 92 345 98 458 79 493 18 965

Královéhradecký kraj

122 925 128 770 137 051 142 677 116 863 25 814

Pardubický kraj

113 612 118 714 128 618 137 176 113 293 23 883

Kraj Vysočina

119 179 126 579 136 766 143 143 114 230 28 913

Jihomoravský kraj

230 752 240 095 259 564 276 562 241 367 35 195

Olomoucký kraj

123 206 127 685 137 347 145 651 126 126 19 525

Zlínský kraj

129 490 133 402 141 852 147 205 125 469 21 736

Moravskoslezský kraj

172 425 180 888 195 671 211 854 190 881 20 973
*) the regional data have been converted to the territory valid on 26 March 2021

 

Housing stock development by territory

State, Cohesion Region, Region, District, Administrative district of municipality with extended powers, Administrative district of the capital city of Praha, Municipality, City part

 

Comparison of regions

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