Tuesday, 17 April 2018

President and Government Again in Conflict over Demographic Crisis

President criticises the government, a minister shots back.

Monday, 16 April 2018

Most Croats in Germany Say They Will Never Return

Interesting results of a study of Croatians who have moved to Germany.

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Number of Croatians Living in Germany Increases

ZAGREB, April 12, 2018 - The number of Croatian nationals living in Germany is constantly rising, reaching 367,900 as of 31 December 2017, or 35,295 more than at the beginning of 2017, of which 196,365 were men and 171,535 women, the German statistical office in Wiesbaden said on Thursday.

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Negative Population Trends to Continue

ZAGREB, April 1, 2018 - Estimates about demographic trends show that in the future Croatia could have problems with labour shortages and pressures on the pension system and budget, so dealing with negative demographic trends and structural problems remains a challenge in the creation of macroeconomic policies, Raiffeisenbank Austria (RBA) analysts said in an analysis.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Quarter of Young Croats Willing to Move Abroad for Work

ZAGREB, March 28, 2018 - Croatia, along with Estonia and Slovenia, has the highest share of young people willing to relocate to another European Union country for work, according to Eurostat data for 2016.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Young People Won’t Emigrate Provided They Get a Chance in Croatia

ZAGREB, March 13, 2018 - People in Croatia aged 19-29 mainly don't think about emigrating until they see if they can succeed in their own country, citing as motives for going abroad education, acquiring experience, emancipation and learning about other cultures, shows a survey presented on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Mass Emigration a Joint Problem for Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia

ZAGREB, March 7, 2018 - The leaders of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia said at a trilateral meeting in Mostar on Tuesday that the departure of young people was one of the biggest challenges Southeast European countries are faced with, adding that strengthening economic cooperation and accelerating the European journey was the best way to overcome these problems.

Saturday, 3 March 2018

MOST Presents Initiative for Keeping Young People in Croatia

ZAGREB, March 3, 2018 - The MOST party on Saturday held a convention in Zagreb where this opposition party outlined its programme for halting the trend of large-scale departure of young Croatians from the country. The seven-point document focuses on demography, judiciary, public administration, energy sector, entrepreneurship, agriculture and public health-care.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Another Plan to Stop Mass Emigration Launched

ZAGREB, February 26, 2018 - The opposition MOST party presented in Osijek a set of proposals to improve life for Croatian citizens and stop emigration, this time focusing on agriculture and the problems faced by local farmers. The set of proposals is called "Movement to Stay" and the party has been presenting it around the country.

Friday, 23 February 2018

Opposition Proposes Measures for Demographic Renewal

ZAGREB, February 23, 2018 - Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Davor Bernardić on Thursday claimed that the SDP's plan for young people was the most profound document dealing with the issue and in fact the first of its kind in Croatia.

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