About Croatia

General information

Official Name of Country Republic of Croatia
Capital City Zagreb
Political system Parliamentary democracy
Population 4,12 million
Territorial Organization 20 Counties and City of Zagreb
Official language Croatian
President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar Kitarović
President of the Government Andrej Plenković
Land Area 56,594 sqm
Time zone GMT+1
Neighboring countries Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Serbia, Bosnia and
Herzegovina and Montenegro
Major cities
Split, Osijek, Rijeka
Climate Mediterranean and Continental
Telephone Code +385
Country Code Domain .hr
Currency kuna (HRK)
Financial center Zagreb

Basic macroeconomic indicators

INDICATOR    2008      2009     2010    2011    2012 2013  2014  2015 2016 2017
GDP per capita (EUR) 11,169 10,480 10,524 10,476 10,314 10,293 10,254 10,616 11,180 11,882
GDP growth (%) 2.1 -7.4 -1.4 -0.3 -2.2 -0.5 -0.1 2.4 3.5 2.9
Unemployment rate (ILO, %) 8.5 9.2 11.6 13.7 15.9 17.3 17.3 16.2 13.1 11.2
Inflation (%) 6.1 2.4 1.1 2.3 3.4 2.2 -0.2 -0.5 -1.1 1.1
Exports of goods and services (as of % GDP) 38.5 34.5 37.7 40.4 41.6 42.8 45.3 48.1 48.8 51.2
FDI (EUR billion) 3,7 2,6 1,1 1,0 1,2 0,7 2,3 0,2 1,7 1,8
Gross salary (EUR) 1,030 1,056 1,040 1,035 1,044 1,040 1,042 1,058 1,029 1,079
Exchange rate HRK/EUR 7.22 7.34 7.29 7.43 7.52 7.57 7.63 7.61 7.53 7.46

Foreign direct investments in the Republic of Croatia

From 1993 to Q1 2018 Croatia received foreign direct investments in the amount of 33,04 billion €.

FDI by activity (TOP 10)

Source: CNB

FDI by country

Source: CNB 

GDP in 2017 – 48,700 billion € • GDP per capita 2017 – 11 806 € • Exports of goods in 2017 – 13,3 billion € • Tourism Revenue 2017 – 9,49 billion € • Average exchange rate in 2017 HRK/EUR – 7,46; HRK/USD – 6,62