The unemployment rate in Croatia fell to 7.5 percent in June 2021, the lowest level since October 2019 and compared with 9.1 percent in the same month last year. The number of unemployed declined by 16.2 percent to 126.2 thousand, as the economy continued its re-opening efforts, while the number of employed people increased by 2.2 percent to 1.563 million. The labor force population was up by 0.5 percent at 1.690 million. source: Croatian Bureau of Statistics

Unemployment Rate in Croatia averaged 16.48 percent from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 23.60 percent in January of 2002 and a record low of 6.70 percent in June of 2019. This page provides - Croatia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Croatia Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Croatia is expected to be 8.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Croatia to stand at 8.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Croatia Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.30 percent in 2022 and 7.90 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Croatia Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.50 8.20 23.60 6.70 1996 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-20 09:00 AM Mar 9.3% 9.7% 10%
2021-05-20 09:10 AM Apr 8.9% 9.3% 8.8%
2021-06-18 09:00 AM May 8.2% 8.9% 8.7%
2021-07-20 09:00 AM Jun 7.5% 8.2% 8%
2021-08-20 09:00 AM Jul 7.5%
2021-09-17 09:00 AM Aug
2021-10-20 09:00 AM Sep
2021-11-19 10:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Croatia Jobless Rate Falls to 1-1/2-Year Low
The unemployment rate in Croatia fell to 7.5 percent in June 2021, the lowest level since October 2019 and compared with 9.1 percent in the same month last year. The number of unemployed declined by 16.2 percent to 126.2 thousand, as the economy continued its re-opening efforts, while the number of employed people increased by 2.2 percent to 1.563 million. The labor force population was up by 0.5 percent at 1.690 million.
2021-07-20
Croatia Jobless Rate Falls to 8.2 % in May
Croatia’s unemployment rate went down to 8.2 percent in May of 2021, from 9.5 percent in the same month last year as the economy tried to recover from the coronavirus hit.. The number of unemployed persons declined by 7.2 percent to 138,030 and employment went up by 1.3 percent to 1.54 million. In April 2021, the unemployment rate was 8.9 percent.
2021-06-18
Croatia Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.9% in April
Croatia’s jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent in April 2021, from 9.4 percent in the same month last year as the economy tries to recover from the coronavirus hit. The number of unemployed persons declined by 6.6 percent to 148,744 and employment went down by 1.2 percent to 1.53 million. In March 2021, the unemployment rate was 9.3 percent.
2021-05-20
Croatia Jobless Rate Rises to 9.3% in March
Croatia's unemployment rate rose to 9.3 percent in March 2021, from 8.6 percent in the same period last year, as the pandemic crisis continued to weigh on the labor market. The number of unemployed people increased by 8.5 percent to 155,588, while the number of persons in employment declined by 1.5 percent to 1.52 million. In February, the jobless rate was 9.7 percent.
2021-04-20

Croatia Unemployment Rate
In Croatia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.