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Half of the number of Croatian emigrants in 2016 went to Germany

Written by  Jul 23, 2017

In 2016, there were 13,985 persons that immigrated to the Republic of Croatia and 36,436 persons that emigrated from it. Therefore Croatia had a negative net migration with foreign countries that amounted to -22,451.

In 2016, there were 55.3% of Croatian citizens and 44.7% of foreigners who immigrated into the Republic of Croatia, while 95.6% of Croatian citizens and 4.4% of foreigners emigrated abroad. Out of the total number of immigrants, there were 31.1% of persons who arrived from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Out of the total number of emigrants from the Republic of Croatia, 56.1% of persons departed to Germany.

In 2016, the greatest share in the total number of persons who immigrated to the Republic of Croatia was recorded in the City of Zagreb (23.8%) and the County of Split-Dalmatia (14.0%). The largest share of emigrants from the Republic of Croatia to foreign countries was recorded in the City of Zagreb (13.4%), followed by the County of Osijek-Baranja (10.0%) and the County of Zagreb (8.0%).

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