According to preliminary results of the 2011 census, the majority of the inhabitants of the Czech Republic are Czechs (63.7%), followed by Moravians (4.9%), Slovaks (1.4%), Poles (0.4%), Germans (0.2%) and Silesians (0.1%).
According to some estimates, there are about 250,000 Romani people in the Czech Republic.
The Czech Republic has one of the least religious populations in the world, being the third most atheist population behind China and Japan.. Historically, the Czech people have been characterised as tolerant and even indifferent towards religion. According to the 2011 census, 34% of the population stated they had no religion, 10.3% was Roman Catholic, 0.8% was Protestant, and 9% followed other forms of religion both denominational or not (of which 863 people answered they are Pagan).