Statistics

330,000 Croats, 31,000 businesses with blocked accounts at end of Nov

There were 31,252 businesses with blocked accounts at the end of November because of unpaid debts totalling HRK 18.16 billion as well as 330,297 individuals with debts totalling HRK 41.08 billion...

Croatia's November unemployment rate increases to 14.4%

Croatia's registered unemployment rate increased to 14.4% in November from 14.0% in October, the second month in a row to see a rise in unemployment, according to data released by the National...

Croatia's Q3 services turnover up 3%

Services turnover in Croatia was 3.0% higher in the third quarter of 2016 than in the corresponding period of 2015, according to data provided by the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS).

Croatia's construction output up for seven straight quarters

The value of construction work performed in the third quarter of 2016 by businesses with 20 or more workers was HRK 3.5 billion, or 1.1% higher than in the same period in 2015, as construction...

Croatia's industrial producer prices down for 43 straight months

Croatia's industrial producer prices fell by 2.9% in November 2016 compared with November 2015, continuing their annual decline for 43 consecutive months, according to figures from the National...

Croatia's food industry records 43.7% increase in net profit

Croatia's food industry generated a consolidated net profit of HRK 931.5 million in 2015, which was an annual increase of 43.7%, according to figures provided by the Financial Agency (FINA).

Tourists aged 65 and up generate 20% of overnights, says Eurostat

With over 1.2 billion nights spent during their trips all over the world in 2014, tourists aged 65 or over (hereafter "older tourists") living in the European Union accounted for 20% of the...

Unemployment rate down for seven straight months

Croatia's registered unemployment rate in August was 13.1%, the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ) said on Friday, adding that August was the seventh consecutive month in which unemployment fell....

Croatian average take-home pay in July HRK 5,594

The average net salary in Croatian corporate entities for July was HRK 5,594, which is 1.6% less (HRK 92) in nominal terms compared to June, according to preliminary figures released by the...

Eurostat: Exports sharply down, imports up in July

The international trade in goods surplus of the EU28 in July 2016 was a mere EUR 100 million due to a steep drop in exports and a significant increase in imports, show data from the EU's...

Number of visits by foreign cruise ships in Jan-Jul 2016 up 2.9 pct

There were 395 visits by foreign cruise ships in the Croatian Adriatic in the first seven months of this year, which is an increase of 2.9% from the same period of last year, according to figures...

Statistical office confirms 2.8% GDP growth in Q2

The national statistical office on Wednesday confirmed its preliminary estimate showing that GDP in Q2 this year grew 2.8% from Q2 2015.

Over 106,000 VAT businesses operated in Croatia in 2015

Last year more than 106,500 businesses subject to Value Added Tax (VAT) operated in Croatia, employing 836,600 workers and generating HRK 639.6 billion in revenues and 17.1 billion in net profits...

Croatia's economy gaining steam, up over 2% in Q2 - analysts

Croatia's economic growth in Q2 2016 is set to have risen above 2% on the back of growing consumption and investments and excellent results in the ongoing tourist season, according to estimates of...

Croatian island businesses' revenues grow 10 pct in 2015

During 2015, a total of 3,933 entrepreneurs did business on Croatian islands, and their revenues totalled HRK 9.7 billion, up 9.9% from 2014, according to figures collected by the Financial Agency...