Croatia Population 2022


Croatia map
  • The current population of Croatia is estimated at 4,017,235 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Croatia represent 0.05% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Croatia is 73 inhabitants per km2.
  • Croatia is located in Europe.
  • Croatia ranks number 130 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Croatia is 45.4351° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 15.9310° E.
  • The median age in Croatia is 44.3 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Croatia is 4,250 HRK per month, around USD $590 per month, as of January, 2021.
  • The countries that Croatia shares its land boundary with are Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia in east and it has also a short border with Montenegro. It shares maritime borders with Italy.

Croatia

Official name Republic of Croatia
Location Europe
Capital Zagreb
Population 4,024,529 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 73/km2
Population growth rate -0.58% (in 2022)
Area 56,594 km2 (21,851.06 sq mi)
Official language Croatian
Currency Croatian kuna (HRK)
Life expectancy 78.90 years
Internet TLD .hr
Call code +385

Croatia Population Graph

Croatia Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 4,050,918 1,952,948 2,097,970 48.21% 51.79% 2,331,303 57.55%
2019 4,068,505 1,960,206 2,108,299 48.18% 51.82% 2,328,812 57.24%
2018 4,091,113 1,969,871 2,121,242 48.15% 51.85% 2,329,889 56.95%
2017 4,127,831 1,986,312 2,141,519 48.12% 51.88% 2,339,242 56.67%
2016 4,177,688 2,009,468 2,168,220 48.1% 51.9% 2,356,216 56.4%
2015 4,206,967 2,023,130 2,183,837 48.09% 51.91% 2,362,633 56.16%
2014 4,241,780 2,039,872 2,201,908 48.09% 51.91% 2,372,003 55.92%
2013 4,259,094 2,049,050 2,210,044 48.11% 51.89% 2,372,741 55.71%
2012 4,270,972 2,055,619 2,215,353 48.13% 51.87% 2,370,817 55.51%
2011 4,284,046 2,062,768 2,221,278 48.15% 51.85% 2,369,934 55.32%
2010 4,298,863 2,070,332 2,228,531 48.16% 51.84% 2,371,253 55.16%
2009 4,308,625 2,075,465 2,233,160 48.17% 51.83% 2,369,313 54.99%
2008 4,313,153 2,077,646 2,235,507 48.17% 51.83% 2,364,470 54.82%
2007 4,313,665 2,077,892 2,235,773 48.17% 51.83% 2,357,418 54.65%
2006 4,314,608 2,077,915 2,236,693 48.16% 51.84% 2,350,598 54.48%
2005 4,313,593 2,077,426 2,236,167 48.16% 51.84% 2,343,144 54.32%
2004 4,308,044 2,074,323 2,233,721 48.15% 51.85% 2,332,806 54.15%
2003 4,306,842 2,072,883 2,233,959 48.13% 51.87% 2,324,833 53.98%
2002 4,305,616 2,071,862 2,233,754 48.12% 51.88% 2,316,852 53.81%
2001 4,303,082 2,070,643 2,232,439 48.12% 51.88% 2,308,173 53.64%
2000 4,471,877 2,152,762 2,319,115 48.14% 51.86% 2,389,324 53.43%
1999 4,516,207 2,175,457 2,340,750 48.17% 51.83% 2,402,622 53.2%
1998 4,535,761 2,187,144 2,348,617 48.22% 51.78% 2,402,593 52.97%
1997 4,538,548 2,190,757 2,347,791 48.27% 51.73% 2,393,630 52.74%
1996 4,560,743 2,204,207 2,356,536 48.33% 51.67% 2,394,846 52.51%
1995 4,623,726 2,236,496 2,387,230 48.37% 51.63% 2,417,284 52.28%
1994 4,655,746 2,253,847 2,401,899 48.41% 51.59% 2,423,316 52.05%
1993 4,604,143 2,230,247 2,373,896 48.44% 51.56% 2,385,867 51.82%
1992 4,579,479 2,219,673 2,359,806 48.47% 51.53% 2,362,553 51.59%
1991 4,692,773 2,275,056 2,417,717 48.48% 51.52% 2,410,208 51.36%
1990 4,781,190 2,317,921 2,463,269 48.48% 51.52% 2,440,319 51.04%
1989 4,771,074 2,313,017 2,458,057 48.48% 51.52% 2,418,457 50.69%
1988 4,759,011 2,306,217 2,452,794 48.46% 51.54% 2,395,686 50.34%
1987 4,743,537 2,297,295 2,446,242 48.43% 51.57% 2,371,294 49.99%
1986 4,725,223 2,287,480 2,437,743 48.41% 51.59% 2,345,601 49.64%
1985 4,705,178 2,276,836 2,428,342 48.39% 51.61% 2,319,182 49.29%
1984 4,684,029 2,266,602 2,417,427 48.39% 51.61% 2,292,364 48.94%
1983 4,661,981 2,256,399 2,405,582 48.4% 51.6% 2,265,257 48.59%
1982 4,637,941 2,245,227 2,392,714 48.41% 51.59% 2,237,343 48.24%
1981 4,615,198 2,234,679 2,380,519 48.42% 51.58% 2,210,218 47.89%
1980 4,603,462 2,229,917 2,373,545 48.44% 51.56% 2,176,977 47.29%
1979 4,598,454 2,227,951 2,370,503 48.45% 51.55% 2,142,880 46.6%
1978 4,584,750 2,221,770 2,362,980 48.46% 51.54% 2,104,859 45.91%
1977 4,563,219 2,211,792 2,351,427 48.47% 51.53% 2,063,944 45.23%
1976 4,539,563 2,200,326 2,339,237 48.47% 51.53% 2,022,375 44.55%
1975 4,515,692 2,188,756 2,326,936 48.47% 51.53% 1,980,583 43.86%
1974 4,494,253 2,177,915 2,316,338 48.46% 51.54% 1,941,068 43.19%
1973 4,473,737 2,167,526 2,306,211 48.45% 51.55% 1,901,786 42.51%
1972 4,454,124 2,157,132 2,296,992 48.43% 51.57% 1,863,605 41.84%
1971 4,434,820 2,146,896 2,287,924 48.41% 51.59% 1,825,815 41.17%
1970 4,415,782 2,136,797 2,278,985 48.39% 51.61% 1,775,144 40.2%
1969 4,395,003 2,125,863 2,269,140 48.37% 51.63% 1,719,765 39.13%
1968 4,369,121 2,112,470 2,256,651 48.35% 51.65% 1,663,761 38.08%
1967 4,342,154 2,098,563 2,243,591 48.33% 51.67% 1,607,900 37.03%
1966 4,314,150 2,084,166 2,229,984 48.31% 51.69% 1,553,094 36%
1965 4,284,348 2,068,055 2,216,293 48.27% 51.73% 1,498,665 34.98%
1964 4,256,278 2,052,803 2,203,475 48.23% 51.77% 1,445,858 33.97%
1963 4,229,056 2,037,559 2,191,497 48.18% 51.82% 1,394,743 32.98%
1962 4,200,069 2,021,073 2,178,996 48.12% 51.88% 1,344,022 32%
1961 4,170,626 2,004,820 2,165,806 48.07% 51.93% 1,294,562 31.04%
1960 4,143,493 1,989,705 2,153,788 48.02% 51.98% 1,249,263 30.15%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Croatia ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Croatia. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Croatia

# City Population 2022
1 Zagreb 674,296
2 Split 152,546
3 Rijeka 109,676
4 Osijek 76,759
5 Zadar 68,218
6 Pula 53,061
7 Slavonski Brod 45,624
8 Karlovac 42,604
9 Varaždin 36,919
10 Šibenik 31,390
11 Velika Gorica 30,462
12 Vinkovci 28,515
13 Sisak 28,338
14 Dubrovnik 27,310
15 Bjelovar 24,758
16 Vukovar 22,833
17 Koprivnica 22,679
18 Solin 21,239
19 Zaprešić 18,979
20 Đakovo 17,180
21 Samobor 17,124
22 Požega 17,080
23 Čakovec 15,400
24 Metković 14,290
25 Virovitica 13,745
26 Petrinja 13,329
27 Makarska 12,961
28 Kutina 12,192
29 Rovinj 11,809
30 Dugo Selo 11,286
31 Sinj 10,959
32 Križevci 10,747
33 Kastav 10,426
34 Trogir 10,254
35 Nova Gradiška 9,978
36 Županja 9,399
37 Poreč 8,984
38 Slatina 8,806
39 Ivanić-Grad 8,545
40 Knin 8,412
41 Daruvar 7,573
42 Ogulin 7,502
43 Našice 7,425
44 Umag 6,868
45 Vodice 6,686
46 Beli Manastir 6,487
47 Valpovo 6,443
48 Gospić 6,411
49 Crikvenica 6,286
50 Novska 6,078
51 Omiš 6,074
52 Labin 5,927
53 Đurđevac 5,891
54 Opatija 5,796
55 Biograd na Moru 5,648
56 Mali Lošinj 5,638
57 Duga Resa 5,477
58 Donji Miholjac 5,435
59 Jastrebarsko 5,410
60 Belišće 5,407
61 Ivanec 5,087
62 Ploče 4,826
63 Vrbovec 4,621
64 Krapina 4,273
65 Pakrac 4,206
66 Senj 4,193
67 Imotski 4,126
68 Prelog 4,108
69 Glina 4,108
70 Pazin 4,031
71 Krk 4,009
72 Ilok 3,962
73 Delnice 3,929
74 Otočac 3,922
75 Popovača 3,700
76 Otok 3,628
77 Hvar 3,565
78 Ludbreg 3,507
79 Supetar 3,470
80 Zabok 3,468
81 Lepoglava 3,439
82 Orahovica 3,429
83 Novi Vinodolski 3,386
84 Mursko Središće 3,381
85 Garešnica 3,355
86 Oroslavje 3,291
87 Vodnjan 3,191
88 Pleternica 2,981
89 Zlatar 2,864
90 Drniš 2,796
91 Korčula 2,690
92 Grubišno Polje 2,648
93 Sveti Ivan Zelina 2,624
94 Benkovac 2,543
95 Kraljevica 2,457
96 Čazma 2,451
97 Buzet 2,359
98 Vrgorac 2,150
99 Buje 2,144
100 Donja Stubica 2,140

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2