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.