Croatia's unemployment rate rose to 8.8 percent in September of 2020 from 6.7 percent in the same month of the previous year, amid the lingering effects of the pandemic crisis. The number of unemployed persons increased by 35,058 from the previous year to 147,434 while employed went down by 32,015 to 1,528,72. In August, the jobless rate was slightly higher at 9 percent.

Unemployment Rate in Croatia averaged 16.71 percent from 1996 until 2020, 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 October of 2020.

Unemployment Rate in Croatia is expected to be 13.00 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 12.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Croatia Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 11.00 percent in 2021 and 9.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Croatia Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.80 9.00 23.60 6.70 1996 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-20 09:00 AM Jun 9.1% 9.5% 10%
2020-08-20 09:00 AM Jul 9% 9.1% 9.5%
2020-09-18 09:00 AM Aug 9% 9% 9.5%
2020-10-20 09:00 AM Sep 8.8% 9% 9.5%
2020-11-20 10:00 AM Oct 8.8% 10.8%
2020-12-18 10:00 AM Nov 12%


News Stream
Croatia Jobless Rate Rises to 8.8% in September
Croatia's unemployment rate rose to 8.8 percent in September of 2020 from 6.7 percent in the same month of the previous year, amid the lingering effects of the pandemic crisis. The number of unemployed persons increased by 35,058 from the previous year to 147,434 while employed went down by 32,015 to 1,528,72. In August, the jobless rate was slightly higher at 9 percent.
2020-10-20
Croatia Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 9%
Croatia's unemployment rate came in at 9 percent in August of 2020, the same as in the previous month and compared with last year’s 6.8 percent. The number of unemployed persons fell by 65 from the prior month to 151,368 while employed rose by 6,412 to 1.534 million.
2020-09-18
Croatia Jobless Rate Rises to 9% in July
Croatia's unemployment rate increased to 9 percent in July of 2020 from 6.8 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, as the number of unemployed persons went up by 37,044 to 151,433. In June, the jobless rate was higher at 9.1 percent.
2020-08-20
Croatia Jobless Rate Rises to 9.1% in June
Croatia's unemployment rate rose to 9.1 percent in June of 2020 from 6.7 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, as the number of unemployed persons 38,482 to 150,651. In May, the jobless rate was higher at 9.5 percent.
2020-07-20

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.