poverty risk rate

One in five Croats at risk of poverty

Croatia's poverty risk rate stood at 20% in 2015 when 29.9% of people were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to a survey conducted by the national statistical office DZS.

Social policy in 2015 marked by suspension of Family Act, introduction of debt write-off scheme

The government in February adopted an agreement on alleviating financial difficulties of the poorest social groups, estimating that its scheme to write-off household debts of up to HRK 35,000 could cover around 60,000 people.