About Croatia

General information

Official Name of the Country Republic of Croatia
Capital City Zagreb
Political System Parliamentary democracy
Population 4.047 million
Territorial Organization 20 Counties and the City of Zagreb
Official Language Croatian
President of the Republic of Croatia Zoran Milanović
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
International Dialling Code +385
Country Internet Domain .hr
Currency kuna (HRK)
Financial Centre Zagreb

Basic macroeconomic indicators

INDICATOR 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
GDP per capita (EUR) 10,539 10,503 10,317 10,300 10,246 10,618 11,174 11,942 12,716 13,350 12,186
GDP growth (%) -1.3 -0.2 -2.4 -0.4 -0.3 2.4 3.5 3.4 2.8 2.9 -8.0
Unemployment rate (ILO, %) 11.6 13.7 15.9 17.3 17.3 16.2 13.1 11.2 8.4 6.6 7.5
Inflation (%) 1.1 2.3 3.4 2.2 -0.2 -0.5 -1.1 1.1 1.5 0.8 0.1
Exports of goods and services (as of % GDP) 37.7 40.4 41.6 42.8 43.3 46.4 47.7 50.0 50.2 52.0 42.6
Gross salary (EUR) 1,040 1,035 1,044 1,040 1,042 1,058 1,029 1,079 1,140 1,185 1,251
Exchange rate HRK/EUR 7.29 7.43 7.52 7.57 7.63 7.61 7.53 7.46 7.41 7.41 7.53

Foreign direct investments in the Republic of Croatia

From 1993 to the end of 1Q2021 Croatia received foreign direct investments in the amount of 35.8 billion €.

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