Social Progress Index: Prague Tops Czech Regions in Terms of Well-being
London/Prague, 12 October 2016 – According to the latest EU Regional Social Progress Index, which also monitors the social and economic development and the state of the environment in individual Czech regions, Prague takes first place. The region that comes last in terms of well-being is the North West, which comprises the Karlovy Vary and Ústí nad Labem regions. The results of the latest index have been announced by the Social Progress Imperative NGO and Deloitte.
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“Compared to the rest of Europe, the results achieved by Czech regions were somewhat average. As expected, the best results were achieved by Prague which took 159th place overall and the South East (176th place overall). Both Prague and the South East attained the best results for good opportunities in terms of access to basic knowledge and university education,” said Josef Kotrba, Office Managing Partner at Deloitte Czech Republic, in commenting on the results.
Following Prague, the quality of life is best in the following Czech regions:
- South East (the Vysočina and South Moravian regions)
- South West (the South Bohemian and Plzeň regions)
- North East (the Liberec, Hradec Králové and Pardubice regions)
- Central Moravia (the Olomouc and Zlín regions)
- Central Bohemia (the Central Bohemian region)
- Moravia-Silesia (the Moravian-Silesian regions)
- North West (the Karlovy Vary and Ústí nad Labem regions)
For more information about the index visit: http://www.socialprogressimperative.org/data/spi.