The unemployment rate in Croatia fell to 7.3 percent in August of 2021, the lowest level since December of 2019, following a 9 percent reading in the same month of the previous year. The number of unemployed declined by approximately 26 thousand people to 125,501, the lowest since October of 2019. In the meantime, the amount of employed people rose by approximately 54 thousand to 1,589 thousand people while the labor force went up by 28 thousand to approximately 1,714 thousand people. Unemployment in July was slightly higher at 7.4 percent. source: Croatian Bureau of Statistics

Unemployment Rate in Croatia averaged 16.42 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 September of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Croatia is expected to be 7.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Croatia Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.40 percent in 2022 and 6.80 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Croatia Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.30 7.40 23.60 6.70 1996 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 7.4% 7.5% 7.4%
2021-09-20 09:00 AM Aug 7.3% 7.4% 7.3%
2021-10-20 09:00 AM Sep 7.3% 7.2%
2021-11-19 10:00 AM Oct 7.7%
2021-12-17 10:00 AM Nov 8.1%


News Stream
Croatia Jobless Rate Remains at Over 1-1/2 Year Low
The unemployment rate in Croatia fell to 7.3 percent in August of 2021, the lowest level since December of 2019, following a 9 percent reading in the same month of the previous year. The number of unemployed declined by approximately 26 thousand people to 125,501, the lowest since October of 2019. In the meantime, the amount of employed people rose by approximately 54 thousand to 1,589 thousand people while the labor force went up by 28 thousand to approximately 1,714 thousand people. Unemployment in July was slightly higher at 7.4 percent.
2021-09-20
Croatia Jobless Rate at Over 1-1/2-Year Low
The unemployment rate in Croatia fell to 7.4 percent in July of 2021, the lowest level since December of 2019 and compared with 9 percent in the same month last year. The number of unemployed declined by 25 thousand to 126 thousand, the lowest since October of 2019 as the economy continued its re-opening efforts. At the same time, the number of employed people rose by 59 thousand to 1.587 million and the labor force went up by 33 thousand to 1.713 million. In June, the jobless rate was slightly higher at 7.5 percent.
2021-08-20
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
In Croatia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.