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is the Czech Republic economy stronger then the Polish one


zion  
22 Apr 2007 /  #1
I need to know if there is more jobs , better wages , less people leaving there to try to find work somewhere else ?

thanks
witek 1 | 587  
22 Apr 2007 /  #2
We Poles don't like Czechs very much :) we call them Pepiczki :)

We also say Czeski Film (Czech Film) when something does not make sense
daffy 23 | 1,508  
22 Apr 2007 /  #3
According to the World Economic Forum's 2006/2007 Ranking

Czech is 34th while Poland is 58th (china is 59th, Ireland is 21st & Denmark is First)

weforum.org/en/media/Latest%20Press%20Releases/gitr_2007_press_release

But thats about Global Information Technology Report 2006-2007
angel eyes 1 | 131  
22 Apr 2007 /  #4
We Poles don't like Czechs very much

from what i hear they dont like you very much either but isnt it all generalising again:(
witek 1 | 587  
22 Apr 2007 /  #5
ranking by GDP (gross domestic product)
which is the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year

1. United States $ 12,455,825 ( millions of USD)
2. Japan $ 4,567,441
3. Germany $ 2,791,737
4 China $2,234,133 2
5 .United Kingdom $2,229,472
6. France $2,126,719
7 Italy $1,765,537
8 Canada $1,132,436
9 Spain $1,126,565
10 Brazil $ 795,666
.
.
24 Poland $303,229
.
41 Czech Republic $124,310
daffy 23 | 1,508  
22 Apr 2007 /  #6
ranking by GDP (gross domestic product)

source?
witek 1 | 587  
22 Apr 2007 /  #7
GDP per capita which is the value of all goods and services produced divided by the number of inhabitants of the country.

Data in U.S. dollars

1 Luxembourg $87,955
2 Norway $72,306
3 Qatar $62,914
4 Iceland $54,858
5 Ireland $52,440
6 Switzerland $51,771
7 Denmark $50,965
8 United States $44,190
9 Sweden $42,383
10 Netherlands $40,571
...
40 Czech Republic $13,848
..
50 Poland $ 8,890
daffy 23 | 1,508  
22 Apr 2007 /  #8
GDP per capita which is the value of all goods and services produced divided by the number of inhabitants of the country.

source?!?
witek 1 | 587  
22 Apr 2007 /  #9
The GDP data i used comes the International Monetary Fund, for which information is available on Wikipedia.com
daffy 23 | 1,508  
22 Apr 2007 /  #10
finally :) thanks
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
22 Apr 2007 /  #11
I need to know if there is more jobs , better wages , less people leaving there to try to find work somewhere else ?

Yes.
witek 1 | 587  
22 Apr 2007 /  #12
Here is GDP per capita per hour it is a measure of a country's productivity.

Here is 2006 data provided by University of Groningen

Data is in International dollars per hour (equal to U.S. dollars)

1 Norway $39.66
2 Luxembourg $36.56
3 France $ 35.72
4 United States $35.29
5 Ireland $ 35.04
6 Belgium $34.17
7 The Netherlands $32.54
8 Austria $31.80
9 Sweden $30.86
10 Denmark $ 30.66
....
16 Canada $ 27.90
...
41 Czech Republic $12.03
42 Poland $11.82
...
48 Romania $5.77
49 Jamaica $4.94
50 Saint Lucia $4.75
OP zion  
23 Apr 2007 /  #13
thanks all , and Grzegorz_ i guess you comfirmed what I was thinking .
dannyboy 18 | 248  
25 Apr 2007 /  #14
Czech doesn't sound that different to Polish, just like Polish spoken with a rural accent to be honest.

My Polish friends call czechs 'pigeons' and have some slang about pigeons shitting on a window sill.

My czech friends call Poles potatoes and say they are arrogant drunks like german tourists.

Personally I don't believe either party:)
Matyjasz 2 | 1,544  
25 Apr 2007 /  #15
Czech doesn't sound that different to Polish, just like Polish spoken with a rural accent to be honest.

My God, every time I watch a Czech film I have problems to stop laughing! Their accent is just hilarious! Actually, I heard that it goes both ways. :)
Maxxx_Payne_g  
27 Apr 2007 /  #16
Czech doesn't sound that different to Polish, just like Polish spoken with a rural accent to be honest.

My Polish friends call czechs 'pigeons' and have some slang about pigeons shitting on a window sill.

My czech friends call Poles potatoes and say they are arrogant drunks like german tourists.

Personally I don't believe either party:)

i wonder what's causing this dislike between Polish and Czechs ?
Puzzler 9 | 1,089  
27 Apr 2007 /  #17
Hm, I haven't noticed any strong 'dislike' between Poles and Czechs.

Any hard evidence of this alleged 'dislike' (apart from hearsay, such as provided by witek (from canadda) and dannyboy (from Ireland?))?
:)
By the way, witek from canata suggests that all the Poles strongly dislike Czachs. I wonder what right does this chap have to speak on behalf of all the Polish people? What right does he have to speak on behalf of me?

Maxpayne, Poles and Czechs have had strong political and cultural ties for more than 1000 years. For example, in 966 we converted to Christianity through the Czechs, as we didn't want to do that through the Germans. Poles and Czechs were nations under foreign rule in the 19 th century: the Czechs under the Austrian-German rule, and the Poles under Russian-Austrian-German (Prussian) rule. Both nations were culturally close to one another then, even though the Czechs were way more pro-Russian than us. Just after WWI, when both Poles and Czechs regained independence, there was a conflict over a territory called Zaolzie. The Czechs got it, even though most of the inhabitants were Polish. In 1938, the Polish army took over Zaolzie. During WWII, in Britain, Poles and Czechs fought with great distinction as pilots in the Battle of Britain. The greatest RAF ace was a Czech, Captain Frantisek, but he chose to belong to a Polish, not Czech RAF unit. After WWII, at the Soviet insistence, Zaolzie was incorporated to Czechoslovakia. In 1968, the communist authorities in Poland sent the army to support the Soviets in their putting down the communist Czechoslovak anti-Moscow rebellion. Some Czechs remember this, as well as the Zaolzie affair, with bitterness. Besides, after the offical end of the Cold War, the international media mafia have been successfully talking into the world and the Czechs that the latter are somewhat superior to the Poles.

:)

PS. The Zaolzie. It has at present a substantial Polish minority, with strong ties to Poland.
OP zion  
27 Apr 2007 /  #18
well I was actually talking about Ecomonic Diferencies !!! of course the Cultura will be not too diferent both Slavic the lingo is almost the same with just a acent diference .

I want to know in majority where is easy to the ordinary folk make a living ????????/

This article first appeared in The Prague Wanderer, a web magazine produced by students at New York University in Prague.

Krzysztof Parol believes he was summoned by God to Prague. The Roman Catholic priest left his native Poland six months ago and has been heading the Polish parish at St. Giles', a 13th century Romanesque church in Prague's Old Town, ever since.

praguewanderer.com/en/2/articles/116/%22
Puzzler 9 | 1,089  
28 Apr 2007 /  #19
Zion, you're right - your posting is about the economics.

It would appear that at present it's easier to make a living in the Czech Republic than in Poland.
OP zion  
28 Apr 2007 /  #20
Thanks, maybe i should move there then ?
Kosmos61  
28 Apr 2007 /  #21
I need to know if there is more jobs , better wages , less people leaving there to try to find work somewhere else ?

thanks

I like czechs very much!
dannyboy 18 | 248  
4 May 2007 /  #22
Quoting: dannyboy
Czech doesn't sound that different to Polish, just like Polish spoken with a rural accent to be honest.

My Polish friends call czechs 'pigeons' and have some slang about pigeons shitting on a window sill.

My czech friends call Poles potatoes and say they are arrogant drunks like german tourists.

Personally I don't believe either party:)

i wonder what's causing this dislike between Polish and Czechs ?

LOL, relax mate. Its not dislike, its banter and its perfectly normal for neighbours. Look at England/Ireland or Kazhakstan/Uzbekistan or Germany/France or Sweden/Norway.
Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
15 Mar 2008 /  #23
Czechs had better start in '89. Their GDP was just higher after communism.

Our GDP increased more in %. I am happy that Czechs even they develope slower are richer than we. All in all first country from our region who is more developed than some old EU members like Portugal and Greece. When we look on fact that we have move forward more dinamicly than Czechs I am sure we will "take" Greeks and Portugalese very soon ... I think we need 5 years.

Lets say Czech are good sign ;-) 15 years after communism and Russian occupation and are more developed than some old EU members... very good sign. Especialy when we look on fact that our GDP increase faster than their :)

btw stats in this post are "old" especialy when we look on strong Zloty and last increase of our economy ...
Jozef Pilsudski - | 25  
15 Mar 2008 /  #24
I have no problems with Czechs. The Czechs have a great culture, certainly better than that of the Slovaks, and they make beer that is on par with the Germans. Prague is among the most beautiful cities in Europe.

However, Czechs do need to get over their denial on this issue. Poland has the 24th strongest economy by GDP after Saudi Arabia and before Norway. The Czech Republic has the 41st strongest economy by GDP after Chile and before Israel.
vlk - | 19  
15 May 2008 /  #25
Czech economy is considerably stronger (per capita, of course), many Poles work in CR, prices are fairly equal but Czech wages are +-50 % higher. Unemployment 16 vs. 4 % in favor of CR. Few Czechs work abroad comparing to Poles, it's partly because of higher livinf standard in CR and partly because Czechs are lazy and less enterprising than Poles.

We "dislike" each other just like other neighbors (Germans vs. French, Frecnh vs. Belgians and Brits...) but generally we are good friends :-)

Poland before Norway

... no way, man! Norway is the richest!

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