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Non Workers Outnumber Workers in Croatia

CroatiaThere are currently 1.53 million people working in Croatia, out of a total of 4.3 million people, with a third of them working in the public sector, according to data released today by the Central Bureau of Statistics…

According to the statistics over the last 3 months, out of the total population of 4.3 million, 3,595,911 people were considered capable of working (over the age of 15), Out of those capable of working 42.4%, or 1.5 million people, were working, whilst 9.8% were registered as unemployed (around 354,000). The rest, 47.8% (1.7 million), were inactive, which included the nations students, university students, pensioners, the sick and those who just are not interested in working.

Around one-third, or 500,000 people, are on the government’s payroll working in the public sector in government departments and institutions around the country.

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