Thursday, 15 July 2021

Average Net Pay in Zagreb in April Higher by €158 Than Croatia's Average

ZAGREB, 15 July 2021 -  The average net pay of employees in legal entities in the city of Zagreb in April 2021 totaled HRK 8,266, which is an increase of 7.7% in the nominal terms year-on-year, show data provided by Zagreb's City Office for the Strategic Planning and the Development.

Compared with Croatia's average monthly net salary in April, which was HRK 7,082, the average net salary in Zagreb was higher by HRK 1,184.

The highest average monthly net pay in legal entities in Zagreb in April, which was HRK 15,313, was paid in the crude oil and gas extraction industry.

The lowest average salary for April in the capital city was paid in the clothes-making sector, HRK 4,510.

The average monthly gross salary in Zagreb in April 2021 was HRK 11,477, which is an increase of 5.4% on the year.

(€1 = HRK 7.491261)

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Friday, 18 June 2021

Average Net Salary for April Increases to HRK 7,082

ZAGREB, 18 June 2021- Croatia's average net pay in April was HRK 7,082, which is an increase of 6.9% on the year in nominal terms and of 4.7% in real terms, according to data released by the national statistical office (DZS) on Friday.

Compared with March 2021, the average net wage was lower by 0.8% in nominal terms and by 1.5% in real terms.

The highest average monthly net salary per person employed in legal entities for April 2021 was paid in Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas, amounting to HRK 11,652, and the lowest was paid in Manufacture of wearing apparel, amounting to HRK 4,361.

The average monthly gross salary in April 2021 was HRK 9,529, which is a decrease of 0.7% in nominal terms and of 1.4% in real terms compared to March. Compared to April 2020, the average gross pay was higher by 5.2% in nominal terms and by 3% in real terms.

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Friday, 11 June 2021

Average Net Pay in Zagreb in March Higher by €162 Than Croatia's Average

ZAGREB, 11 June 2021 - The average net pay of employees in legal entities in the city of Zagreb in March 2021 totalled HRK 8,352, which is an increase of 7.5% in the nominal terms year-on-year, show data from the provided by Zagreb's City Office for the Strategic Planning and the Development on Friday.

Compared with Croatia's average monthly net salary in March, which was HRK 7,138, the average net salary in Zagreb was higher by HRK 1,214.

The highest average monthly net pay in legal entities in Zagreb in March, which was HRK 14,670, was paid in telecommunications services.

The average monthly gross salary in Zagreb in March 2021 was HRK 11,615, which is an increase of 5% on the year.

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Friday, 23 April 2021

Croatian Employment in March 2021: Winning on Monthly Basis, Losing Compared to 2020

April 23, 2021 - Data analyzed by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics saw Croatian Employment in March 2021 rise compared to February but is overall lower than last year.

Employment in Croatia is overall down for 1.5% - concludes an article in Slobodna Dalmacija. This is the result of a statistical analysis conducted for this year's March compared to March 2020. The biggest fall in employment is evident in the hotel industry and hospitality. Last March, 410 people were employed in the sector, adding to the total number of 61,913, but that number is smaller for 5,087 people compared to last year when the number of employed in hotel tourism and hospitality counted 67,000.

„Compared to February, the total number of employed (in March) is up by 0.8% but compared to the same month last year; the numbers are down by 1.5%“, Slobodna Dalmacija quoted the explanation of Croatian Bureau of Statistics.

The process manufacturing industry also counts losses. Despite 2,129 newly employed people who boosted 225,287 workers in the sector, that number is down by 2000 workers less as last year the count was 227,287.  

Merchants count a rise of 803 new workers, 201,117 in total. But, this time last year the total number was 205,167, so this year's there are 4,050 people less in the sector.

On the other hand, several sectors can celebrate victory over statistics from 2020.

The construction sector hired 1,060 new workers. 100,234 people in total this year gives a 5924 boost compared to last year's 195,193 employed people.

Education has 1,094 new workers this month, 120,246 in total. This time last year's there were 117,891 people in total, which suggest 2,355 people increase.

Public service, social security, and defense sectors increase by 648 people to a total of 111,785. In conclusion, 1,325 more people are welcomed to the sector, compared to 2020 when there was 110460 in the mentioned sectors.  

Expectedly, health and social care sectors in March counted 102,636 employed, which is a 1,392 increase compared to last year's 101,244 employed people.

In absolute numbers, the mentioned sectors had the biggest influence on the total rise of employment in Croatia last month, which jumped to 11,302 people, 1,518,034 in total.

 The Bureau added that when counting all minuses and pluses, last year's numbers are better, but the progress is happening in this year nonetheless.  

Additionally, the average salary in Croatia is  7038 kuna, pointed out Slobodna Dalmacija.

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