The levels of gross domestic product across Croatia are just as diverse as the landscape with the capital having by far the largest GDP. According to figures just released by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) the GDP per citizen in 2017 amounted to 11,893 Euro. Along with Zagreb the other three bid earners were Istria, Primorje-Gorski Kotar and the Dubrovnik-Neretva County.
Expressed in Kuna, the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in 2017 was 88,726, which is aa increase of 5.4 percent compared to 2016. Statistics also show that the GDP per capita in Croatia was only 61.7 percent of the EU 28 average.
The final annual GDP for Croatia in 2017 amounted to 366.43 billion Kuna or 49.12 billion Euro.
Zagreb completely dominates Croatia’s GDP with more than a third of all business activities taking place in the capital. In 2017 the total GDP of Croatia was 125 billion Kuna, or 34.1 percent of the total Croatian GDP. In fact, Zagreb was the only area of Croatia that saw GDP higher than the EU 28 average.
Only three other counties have a GDP higher than the Croatian average, Istria, Primorje-Gorski Kotar and the Dubrovnik-Neretva County.
According to the CBS, Virovitica-Podravina County has the lowest GDP per capita in 2017, which was 45.8 percent less than the Croatian average.