242,113 Citizens with Frozen Bank Accounts over HRK 18.2 bn Debt

By 20 October 2021

ZAGREB, 20 October, 2021 - At the end of September 2021, there were 242,113 citizens whose bank accounts had been frozen for owing HRK 18.2 billion in principal as well as 14,750 enterprises which owed HRK 4.3 billion in principal, according to Financial Agency data.

The number of citizens with frozen accounts was up by 0.35% on the month and by 4.5% from December 2020.

Their total principal debt was 0.6% higher than in August 2021 and 7% higher than in December 2020.

When the interest owed is added, which amounts to HRK 6.8 billion, the total debt of citizens with frozen accounts rises to HRK 25 billion.

Of the total debt, HRK 5.7 billion, without interest, is owed to banks as creditors and HRK 6.5 billion to all financial institutions.

(€1 = HRK 7.5)