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Association of Library and Information professionals of the Czech Republic (SKIP)

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The Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic (SKIP) is a voluntary professional organization established in spring of 1990, following in the footsteps of a professional association of the same name which came into being at the time of the Prague Spring in 1968 but was abolished by the Ministry of the Interior in the summer of 1970. SKIP tries to raise the standards of library and information work. It organizes professional and social contacts among library and information [ ... ]  

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Total population
10 162 921

Czech (official)
Slovak, German, Polish, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Greek, Hungarian, Romani, Russian, Rusyn, Serbian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese (recognized minority languages)

Literacy rate
(age 15 or over who can read)

Total: 99%
Male: 99%
Female: 99%

Functional illiteracy
(de facto)
no data

Educational indicators
Primary (net) enrolment: 95%
Secondary (net) enrolment: 83%
Tertiary (gross) enrolment: 68%
School life expectancy: 16.0 years

Government expenditure
9.7% goes to education

Unemployment (age 15-24)

CIA World Fact Book, Human Development Report, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Wikipedia