There are currently 236,613 people unemployed in Croatia, according to information from the Croatian Employment Bureau, and the number of available jobs is around 7,600.
The majority of job available at the present time in Croatia are waiters, salespeople, cooks, cleaners, nurses, drivers, security staff and lawyers. At the end of 2016 the rate of unemployment was around 14.2 percent, which when compared with previous years was an improvement. In 2015 the rate of people unemployed was 17.6 percent and in 2014 it reached 19.1 percent.
During the summer months the unemployment rate traditionally drops by at least 3 percent as people find work in the tourism industry.