Croatia population: 4,114,404

Croatia is a Southeast European country, and its official name is the Republic of Croatia. This country is considered one of the most progressive countries in the world. It had been a backward country, and the way the country made progress is appreciable. Croatia has become one of the most developing nations in Europe. It holds the 46th position on the Human Development Index. Croatia is a sovereign country.

Largest cities in Croatia by population

Zagreb is the capital city of this country. Some other important and large cities of this country are Senj, Velika Gorica, Ogulin, Benkovac, Sisak, Karlovac, Knin, Omis, Samobor, Jastrebarsko, Bjelovar, Sinj, Davoko, Osijek, Valpovo, Porec, Pozega, Vukovar, Vinkovci, Umag, Split, etc. These cities are very important and significant for the country.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Zagreb 698,966 Velika Gorica 35,072
Split 176,314 Vinkovci 33,314
Rijeka 141,172 Vukovar 29,584
Osijek 88,140 Dubrovnik 28,428
Zadar 71,258 Bjelovar 28,275
Slavonski Brod 60,742 Koprivnica 25,579
Pula 59,078 Pozega 21,153
Sesvete 52,411 Solin 20,212
Karlovac 46,833 Zapresic 19,664
Varazdin 41,808 GJakovo 19,491
Stenjevec 41,257 Cakovec 15,867
Sibenik 37,112 Virovitica 15,665
Centar 37,000 Samobor 15,221
Sisak 35,748

Croatia population history

Croatia has a population of around 4 million people. The county doesn’t have a large population in comparison with other European countries. The population density of this country is 73 per square kilometer. The population of Croatia holds the 127th position in the whole world.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 4,105,267 -0.61% -25,037 -8,001 44.3 1.45 73 57.70% 2,368,833 0.05% 7,794,798,739 130
2019 4,130,304 -0.63% -26,101 -8,001 43.3 1.48 74 57.40% 2,369,901 0.05% 7,713,468,100 130
2018 4,156,405 -0.63% -26,452 -8,001 43.3 1.48 74 57.10% 2,371,706 0.05% 7,631,091,040 129
2017 4,182,857 -0.61% -25,745 -8,001 43.3 1.48 75 56.80% 2,373,980 0.06% 7,547,858,925 128
2016 4,208,602 -0.57% -24,272 -8,001 43.3 1.48 75 56.50% 2,376,407 0.06% 7,464,022,049 127
2015 4,232,874 -0.44% -19,058 -7,699 43.1 1.49 76 56.20% 2,378,726 0.06% 7,379,797,139 127
2010 4,328,165 -0.23% -9,979 -2,100 41.7 1.52 77 55.20% 2,387,179 0.06% 6,956,823,603 123
2005 4,378,058 -0.23% -10,003 -516 40.5 1.41 78 54.30% 2,377,955 0.07% 6,541,907,027 118
2000 4,428,075 -0.83% -37,738 -37,626 38.9 1.62 79 53.40% 2,365,833 0.07% 6,143,493,823 116
1995 4,616,766 -0.68% -31,922 -28,716 37.9 1.52 83 52.30% 2,413,578 0.08% 5,744,212,979 111
1990 4,776,374 0.25% 12,051 5,229 35.8 1.72 85 51.00% 2,437,730 0.09% 5,327,231,061 105
1985 4,716,117 0.51% 23,597 10,874 34.3 1.87 84 49.30% 2,324,414 0.10% 4,870,921,740 102
1980 4,598,130 0.43% 19,453 3,736 33.5 1.9 82 47.30% 2,174,204 0.10% 4,458,003,514 98
1975 4,500,867 0.35% 15,559 -3,681 33.1 1.98 80 43.90% 1,974,264 0.11% 4,079,480,606 94
1970 4,423,073 0.43% 18,830 -245 32.1 2 79 40.20% 1,777,916 0.12% 3,700,437,046 92
1965 4,328,923 0.64% 27,258 371 30.7 2.22 77 35.00% 1,514,128 0.13% 3,339,583,597 77
1960 4,192,635 0.79% 32,444 -4 29.2 2.38 75 30.20% 1,264,238 0.14% 3,034,949,748 80
1955 4,030,415 0.92% 36,024 -4 28.2 2.73 72 26.00% 1,049,201 0.15% 2,773,019,936 77

Croatia population forecast

The population of Croatia has decreased dramatically in the last few years. It has a population growth rate of -61%. The country is supposed to reach a population of 3.7 million in the next 10 years. This will happens if the growth rate of the population remains the same for Croatia.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 4,105,267 -0.61% -25,521 -8,001 44.3 1.45 73 57.70% 2,368,833 0.05% 7,794,798,739 130
2025 3,994,074 -0.55% -22,239 -2,000 45.6 1.45 71 59.50% 2,374,884 0.05% 8,184,437,460 130
2030 3,877,272 -0.59% -23,360 -2,000 47 1.45 69 61.70% 2,394,105 0.05% 8,548,487,400 132
2035 3,756,068 -0.63% -24,241 -2,000 48.3 1.45 67 64.50% 2,420,914 0.04% 8,887,524,213 134
2040 3,629,201 -0.68% -25,373 -2,000 49.4 1.45 65 67.40% 2,446,110 0.04% 9,198,847,240 135
2045 3,498,032 -0.73% -26,234 -2,000 50.1 1.45 63 70.40% 2,462,036 0.04% 9,481,803,274 138
2050 3,364,800 -0.77% -26,646 50.9 1.45 60 73.30% 2,467,982 0.03% 9,735,033,990 140

Croatia demographics 

Croatia has diversity in the case of demographics. 90.42% of the entire population in Croatia are Croats, rest 4.3% are Serbs, and the rest are from mixed origins. Croatian is regarded as the primary language of Croatia. There are also other languages in the country. Those languages are- Czech, Hungarian, Italian, etc.

Croatia religion and politics

There is no existence of any particular religion in Croatia. The Croatian constitution allows freedom of religion. The main religion in Croatia is Christianity. 86% of the people are Catholic, and 4% of people are Orthodox. Some people also are from Islam religion. They are minorities.

Croatia has a parliamentary government system. A multi-party election is present in this country. The country has a president, and the president is the head who controls the entire government and the country.

Croatia economy

This a high-income country with a high GDP production. According to the latest information, Croatia has a GDP of 117.928 billion dollars, which is the 81st highest in the whole world. The increase rate in the GDP of this country is very high in the last few years.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%