๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Population of Croatia

3,986,627
Current Population of Croatia
-22,124
Net population growth this year
71.32
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Croatia reached 3,986,627, of which 1,944,128 people are male and 2,042,499 female. The country has a population density of 71.3222 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of -0.555% for the year. According to the latest data, Croatia is set to decrease its population size by -22,124 people next year. Making the total population count of Croatia 3,986,627 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Croatia (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Croatia grown from 3,864,691 people to 3,986,627. An increase of the population size by 3.16% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 3,864,691 1,839,150 2,025,541 37,322 69.1407 0.966%
1951 3,900,322 1,852,996 2,047,326 33,939 69.7782 0.87%
1952 3,935,773 1,867,634 2,068,139 36,964 70.4124 0.939%
1953 3,973,455 1,884,103 2,089,351 38,400 71.0866 0.966%
1954 4,011,866 1,901,586 2,110,280 38,421 71.7737 0.958%
1955 4,049,658 1,919,278 2,130,381 37,165 72.4499 0.918%
1956 4,085,640 1,936,517 2,149,123 34,799 73.0936 0.852%
1957 4,119,357 1,953,080 2,166,277 32,634 73.6968 0.792%
1958 4,151,528 1,969,335 2,182,193 31,709 74.2724 0.764%
1959 4,183,290 1,985,806 2,197,484 31,815 74.8406 0.761%
1960 4,215,324 2,002,827 2,212,498 32,253 75.4137 0.765%
1961 4,247,852 2,020,656 2,227,196 32,802 75.9956 0.772%
1962 4,280,072 2,038,885 2,241,188 31,639 76.5721 0.739%
1963 4,311,042 2,056,953 2,254,090 30,301 77.1261 0.703%
1964 4,341,044 2,074,856 2,266,188 29,701 77.6629 0.684%
1965 4,371,380 2,093,021 2,278,360 30,973 78.2056 0.709%
1966 4,401,775 2,111,267 2,290,508 29,816 78.7494 0.677%
1967 4,429,801 2,128,119 2,301,682 26,237 79.2508 0.592%
1968 4,454,141 2,142,826 2,311,314 22,442 79.6862 0.504%
1969 4,474,891 2,155,504 2,319,386 19,058 80.0574 0.426%
1970 4,492,638 2,166,328 2,326,309 16,436 80.3749 0.366%
1971 4,509,275 2,176,258 2,333,018 16,838 80.6726 0.373%
1972 4,526,426 2,185,932 2,340,494 17,465 80.9794 0.386%
1973 4,544,133 2,195,378 2,348,756 17,948 81.2962 0.395%
1974 4,561,861 2,204,556 2,357,306 17,508 81.6134 0.384%
1975 4,579,428 2,213,491 2,365,938 17,627 81.9277 0.385%
1976 4,597,192 2,222,318 2,374,874 17,899 82.2454 0.389%
1977 4,615,728 2,231,218 2,384,510 19,175 82.5771 0.415%
1978 4,635,772 2,240,584 2,395,188 20,913 82.9357 0.451%
1979 4,657,517 2,250,644 2,406,873 22,576 83.3247 0.485%
1980 4,680,144 2,261,273 2,418,870 22,677 83.7295 0.485%
1981 4,703,980 2,272,823 2,431,157 24,996 84.1559 0.531%
1982 4,728,724 2,285,275 2,443,450 24,493 84.5986 0.518%
1983 4,751,890 2,297,011 2,454,878 21,837 85.0131 0.46%
1984 4,776,362 2,309,145 2,467,217 27,108 85.4509 0.568%
1985 4,803,325 2,322,500 2,480,825 26,818 85.9333 0.558%
1986 4,828,684 2,335,125 2,493,559 23,900 86.3869 0.495%
1987 4,849,962 2,345,765 2,504,198 18,657 86.7676 0.385%
1988 4,865,828 2,353,589 2,512,240 13,075 87.0515 0.269%
1989 4,874,182 2,357,613 2,516,570 3,633 87.2009 0.075%
1990 4,873,706 2,357,184 2,516,523 -4,585 87.1924 -0.094%
1991 4,844,522 2,341,398 2,503,124 -53,784 86.6703 -1.11%
1992 4,798,321 2,317,060 2,481,260 -38,618 85.8437 -0.805%
1993 4,792,402 2,314,050 2,478,352 26,781 85.7378 0.559%
1994 4,819,426 2,327,808 2,491,617 27,265 86.2213 0.566%
1995 4,807,100 2,321,763 2,485,337 -51,916 86.0008 -1.08%
1996 4,758,628 2,296,738 2,461,890 -45,027 85.1336 -0.946%
1997 4,711,373 2,271,401 2,439,972 -49,485 84.2882 -1.05%
1998 4,659,932 2,243,724 2,416,209 -53,395 83.3679 -1.146%
1999 4,605,329 2,214,120 2,391,209 -55,812 82.391 -1.212%
2000 4,548,434 2,183,182 2,365,252 -57,978 81.3732 -1.275%
2001 4,506,759 2,161,272 2,345,487 -25,372 80.6276 -0.563%
2002 4,482,868 2,149,735 2,333,134 -22,409 80.2002 -0.5%
2003 4,461,138 2,139,514 2,321,624 -21,051 79.8114 -0.472%
2004 4,443,350 2,131,459 2,311,891 -14,526 79.4932 -0.327%
2005 4,429,682 2,125,584 2,304,098 -12,811 79.2486 -0.289%
2006 4,417,560 2,120,684 2,296,876 -11,433 79.0318 -0.259%
2007 4,405,532 2,116,036 2,289,496 -12,622 78.8166 -0.287%
2008 4,393,664 2,111,532 2,282,132 -11,114 78.6043 -0.253%
2009 4,382,130 2,107,410 2,274,720 -11,955 78.3979 -0.273%
2010 4,368,682 2,102,739 2,265,943 -14,940 78.1573 -0.342%
2011 4,351,842 2,096,592 2,255,249 -18,741 77.856 -0.431%
2012 4,331,594 2,088,824 2,242,770 -21,753 77.4938 -0.502%
2013 4,308,854 2,079,934 2,228,919 -23,729 77.087 -0.551%
2014 4,283,972 2,070,206 2,213,766 -26,034 76.6418 -0.608%
2015 4,254,815 2,058,565 2,196,249 -32,280 76.1202 -0.759%
2016 4,223,751 2,045,886 2,177,866 -29,848 75.5645 -0.707%
2017 4,192,466 2,033,167 2,159,300 -32,721 75.0048 -0.78%
2018 4,160,484 2,020,133 2,140,352 -31,242 74.4326 -0.751%
2019 4,129,752 2,007,499 2,122,252 -30,225 73.8828 -0.732%
2020 4,096,870 1,993,655 2,103,214 -35,539 73.2945 -0.867%
2021 4,060,135 1,976,849 2,083,286 -37,929 72.6373 -0.934%
2022 4,030,358 1,963,040 2,067,318 -21,627 72.1046 -0.537%
2023 4,008,616 1,953,665 2,054,952 -21,855 71.7156 -0.545%
2024 3,986,627 1,944,128 2,042,499 -22,124 71.3222 -0.555%

Statements that can be derived from Croatia's population data

  • Croatia has a population of 3,986,627 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Croatia's population is equivalent to 0.05% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Croatia's population will decrease with -22,124 people.
  • In 2024, 2,000 more people will emigrate from Croatia than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Croatia is 44.44 years.
  • In Croatia there are 71.32 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 2.86 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Croatia.
  • In Croatia, 1,944,128 of the total population are male, and 2,042,499 are female.

Future Population of Croatia (2024 - 2100)

Croatia's population is set to decrease in the future from 3,986,627 people to 2,113,900 people. A decrease of the population size by -45.3% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 3,986,627 1,944,128 2,042,499 -22,124 71.3222 -0.555%
2025 3,964,392 1,934,424 2,029,968 -22,347 70.9244 -0.564%
2026 3,941,962 1,924,574 2,017,388 -22,513 70.5231 -0.571%
2027 3,919,328 1,914,572 2,004,755 -22,754 70.1182 -0.581%
2028 3,896,470 1,904,409 1,992,061 -22,963 69.7093 -0.589%
2029 3,873,406 1,894,093 1,979,313 -23,163 69.2967 -0.598%
2030 3,850,140 1,883,636 1,966,504 -23,369 68.8804 -0.607%
2031 3,826,638 1,873,019 1,953,619 -23,636 68.46 -0.618%
2032 3,802,838 1,862,217 1,940,620 -23,964 68.0342 -0.63%
2033 3,778,658 1,851,201 1,927,457 -24,395 67.6016 -0.646%
2034 3,754,156 1,840,013 1,914,143 -24,609 67.1632 -0.656%
2035 3,729,368 1,828,688 1,900,680 -24,968 66.7198 -0.669%
2036 3,704,237 1,817,204 1,887,033 -25,294 66.2702 -0.683%
2037 3,678,832 1,805,605 1,873,227 -25,515 65.8157 -0.694%
2038 3,653,156 1,793,901 1,859,254 -25,838 65.3563 -0.707%
2039 3,627,181 1,782,084 1,845,097 -26,112 64.8916 -0.72%
2040 3,600,992 1,770,196 1,830,796 -26,266 64.4231 -0.729%
2041 3,574,556 1,758,224 1,816,332 -26,606 63.9501 -0.744%
2042 3,547,938 1,746,213 1,801,726 -26,630 63.4739 -0.751%
2043 3,521,261 1,734,216 1,787,045 -26,724 62.9967 -0.759%
2044 3,494,484 1,722,201 1,772,283 -26,830 62.5176 -0.768%
2045 3,467,671 1,710,193 1,757,478 -26,797 62.0379 -0.773%
2046 3,440,872 1,698,203 1,742,669 -26,800 61.5585 -0.779%
2047 3,414,044 1,686,197 1,727,847 -26,857 61.0785 -0.787%
2048 3,387,150 1,674,144 1,713,006 -26,930 60.5974 -0.795%
2049 3,360,287 1,662,088 1,698,198 -26,797 60.1168 -0.797%
2050 3,333,424 1,649,994 1,683,431 -26,927 59.6362 -0.808%
2051 3,306,548 1,637,842 1,668,706 -26,826 59.1554 -0.811%
2052 3,279,714 1,625,664 1,654,050 -26,842 58.6753 -0.818%
2053 3,252,905 1,613,443 1,639,463 -26,775 58.1957 -0.823%
2054 3,226,197 1,601,207 1,624,990 -26,642 57.7179 -0.826%
2055 3,199,548 1,588,934 1,610,614 -26,656 57.2411 -0.833%
2056 3,172,998 1,576,635 1,596,362 -26,445 56.7661 -0.833%
2057 3,146,529 1,564,304 1,582,225 -26,492 56.2926 -0.842%
2058 3,120,061 1,551,896 1,568,166 -26,443 55.819 -0.848%
2059 3,093,594 1,539,411 1,554,182 -26,493 55.3455 -0.856%
2060 3,067,081 1,526,840 1,540,242 -26,531 54.8712 -0.865%
2061 3,040,516 1,514,182 1,526,333 -26,600 54.3959 -0.875%
2062 3,013,916 1,501,456 1,512,460 -26,599 53.9201 -0.883%
2063 2,987,313 1,488,680 1,498,632 -26,608 53.4441 -0.891%
2064 2,960,707 1,475,862 1,484,845 -26,604 52.9681 -0.899%
2065 2,934,086 1,462,992 1,471,094 -26,637 52.4919 -0.908%
2066 2,907,437 1,450,068 1,457,370 -26,662 52.0151 -0.917%
2067 2,880,776 1,437,097 1,443,679 -26,660 51.5381 -0.925%
2068 2,854,156 1,424,119 1,430,037 -26,579 51.0619 -0.931%
2069 2,827,595 1,411,153 1,416,441 -26,544 50.5867 -0.939%
2070 2,801,047 1,398,180 1,402,867 -26,552 50.1118 -0.948%
2071 2,774,558 1,385,226 1,389,332 -26,425 49.6379 -0.952%
2072 2,748,160 1,372,302 1,375,859 -26,372 49.1656 -0.96%
2073 2,721,877 1,359,412 1,362,465 -26,194 48.6954 -0.962%
2074 2,695,774 1,346,592 1,349,183 -26,011 48.2284 -0.965%
2075 2,669,861 1,333,858 1,336,004 -25,816 47.7648 -0.967%
2076 2,644,154 1,321,214 1,322,940 -25,599 47.3049 -0.968%
2077 2,618,691 1,308,679 1,310,012 -25,327 46.8493 -0.967%
2078 2,593,484 1,296,257 1,297,227 -25,085 46.3984 -0.967%
2079 2,568,590 1,283,970 1,284,620 -24,705 45.953 -0.962%
2080 2,544,047 1,271,841 1,272,206 -24,380 45.5139 -0.958%
2081 2,519,864 1,259,873 1,259,991 -23,987 45.0813 -0.952%
2082 2,496,019 1,248,048 1,247,970 -23,703 44.6547 -0.95%
2083 2,472,515 1,236,377 1,236,138 -23,305 44.2342 -0.943%
2084 2,449,365 1,224,872 1,224,493 -22,994 43.82 -0.939%
2085 2,426,537 1,213,517 1,213,020 -22,662 43.4116 -0.934%
2086 2,403,979 1,202,293 1,201,687 -22,454 43.0081 -0.934%
2087 2,381,678 1,191,189 1,190,488 -22,148 42.6091 -0.93%
2088 2,359,657 1,180,219 1,179,438 -21,893 42.2151 -0.928%
2089 2,337,937 1,169,392 1,168,544 -21,548 41.8266 -0.922%
2090 2,316,445 1,158,671 1,157,774 -21,436 41.4421 -0.925%
2091 2,295,148 1,148,050 1,147,099 -21,157 41.0611 -0.922%
2092 2,274,086 1,137,549 1,136,537 -20,968 40.6842 -0.922%
2093 2,253,229 1,127,144 1,126,084 -20,747 40.3111 -0.921%
2094 2,232,590 1,116,844 1,115,746 -20,529 39.9419 -0.92%
2095 2,212,198 1,106,666 1,105,533 -20,256 39.577 -0.916%
2096 2,192,059 1,096,615 1,095,444 -20,022 39.2167 -0.913%
2097 2,172,148 1,086,675 1,085,474 -19,799 38.8605 -0.912%
2098 2,152,490 1,076,863 1,075,628 -19,517 38.5088 -0.907%
2099 2,133,088 1,067,185 1,065,903 -19,289 38.1617 -0.904%
2100 2,113,900 1,057,618 1,056,282 -19,087 37.8184 -0.903%

Population Density of Croatia

Today, Croatia has a population density of 71.3222 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 69.1407 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 71.3222 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Croatia is projected to reach a population density of 37.8184 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Croatia Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Croatia's Population

The population growth rate of Croatia currently stands at -0.555% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.018 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Croatia will decrease to -0.555%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Croatia's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.903% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 0.966%
1960 0.765%
1970 0.366%
1980 0.485%
1990 -0.094%
2000 -1.275%
2010 -0.342%
2020 -0.867%
Year Growth Rate
2030 -0.607%
2040 -0.729%
2050 -0.808%
2060 -0.865%
2070 -0.948%
2080 -0.958%
2090 -0.925%
2100 -0.903%
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Life Expectancy of Croatia

Today, Croatia has an average life expectancy of 79.567 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 58.767 years since the 1950 to 79.567 years in 2024. In the future, Croatia is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 89.7167 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 58,767
1960 65,633
1970 68,944
1980 70,215
1990 72,250
2000 74,583
2010 76,804
2020 77,984
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 80,560
2040 82,172
2050 83,657
2060 84,963
2070 86,208
2080 87,404
2090 88,575
2100 89,716
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Migration to and from Croatia

In 2024 Croatia will see net migrations of -2,000 people. This means that 2,000 more people will emigrate from Croatia than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Croatia was -2,000.

Net Migration for Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 1,728
1960 -2,176
1970 -4,120
1980 5,588
1990 -7,183
2000 -50,791
2010 -5,624
2020 -11,592
Year Net Migration
2030 -2,000
2040 -2,000
2050 -2,000
2060 -2,000
2070 -2,000
2080 -2,000
2090 -2,000
2100 -2,000
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Births in Croatia

In 2024, Croatia will see 33,117 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Croatia in 2022, when the country saw 33,924 new borns.

Births Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 92,524
1960 77,229
1970 64,182
1980 69,072
1990 56,765
2000 45,393
2010 44,589
2020 35,757
Year Births
2030 30,813
2040 27,872
2050 25,818
2060 22,938
2070 20,554
2080 19,081
2090 17,188
2100 15,471
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Deaths in Croatia

In 2024, 53,244 people will die in Croatia. That is a decrease of Croatia's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 53,542 deaths.

Deaths Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 56,936
1960 42,811
1970 43,630
1980 51,989
1990 54,170
2000 52,570
2010 53,905
2020 59,705
Year Births
2030 52,181
2040 52,142
2050 50,739
2060 47,477
2070 45,117
2080 41,452
2090 36,632
2100 32,561
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Median Age in Croatia

The median age of Croatia has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Croatia will reach 53.1417 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 26.707
1960 28.2483
1970 31.4114
1980 32.5241
1990 34.7899
2000 37.8641
2010 40.8222
2020 43.5132
Year Median Age
2030 46.0776
2040 48.4099
2050 50.2065
2060 50.9212
2070 51.997
2080 52.4988
2090 52.6693
2100 53.1417
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Fertility Rate in Croatia

The fertility rate of Croatia has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Croatia will reach 1.6038 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 2.933
1960 2.2324
1970 1.917
1980 1.9198
1990 1.6279
2000 1.4655
2010 1.5456
2020 1.4624
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.4579
2040 1.4863
2050 1.5152
2060 1.5444
2070 1.556
2080 1.5722
2090 1.5785
2100 1.6038
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Infant Mortality Rate in Croatia

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Croatia while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Croatia has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 88.8438. Today, Croatia has a much better infant mortality rate of 2.8567 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Croatia is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 0.5165 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Croatia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 88.8438
1960 53.1575
1970 32.8647
1980 22.1475
1990 12.591
2000 6.7771
2010 3.944
2020 3.7353
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 2.3542
2040 1.7141
2050 1.3189
2060 1.0593
2070 0.8626
2080 0.719
2090 0.607
2100 0.5165
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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