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General information – Energy Country Profile

General Country Information - Energy Administration

  • Area: 78,867 sq km
  • Arable land: 41 %
  • Permanent crops: 1 % 
  • Population: 10.7 million (July 2021 est.)
  • GDP (Purchasing Power Parity) $410 billion (2020 est.)
  • GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity) $38,300 (2020 est.)
  • Exports $174.9 billion (2020 est.) cars/vehicle parts, computers, broadcasting equipment, office machinery/parts, seating (2019)
  • Imports $158 billion (2020 est.) broadcasting equipment, cars/vehicle parts, office machinery/parts, computers, packaged medicines (2019)


Public Administration

  • Country name: Czechia
  • Capital: Prague
  • Administrative divisions:
    • 13 regions (kraje, singular - kraj): Jihocesky (South Bohemia), Jihomoravsky (South Moravia), Karlovarsky, Kralovehradecky, Liberecky, Moravskoslezsky (Moravia-Silesia), Olomoucky, Pardubicky, Plzensky (Pilsen), Stredocesky (Central Bohemia), Ustecky, Vysocina, Zlinsky
    • 1 capital city (hlavni mesto): Praha (Prague)

Energy Administration

The Government Council for the Energy and Raw Materials Strategy of the Ministry of Industry and Trade is in charge of the country’s energy policy.

The Energy Regulation Office (ERU) has overseen energy sector regulation since 2001. In 2011, it took over many competences of SEI, the State Energy Inspection, including the control of energy and heat prices and compliance with the Energy Act.

Other important institutions in the energy sector include:

Last update: 07 2023