Thursday, 22 February 2018

Children's Allowances and Day-Care Centres Funding Increased

ZAGREB, February 22, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Thursday that the government planned to increase children's allowances and co-funding for children's day-care centres as part of measures for demographic revitalisation.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

State Secretary Resigns During Press Conference over Government’s Demographic Policies

ZAGREB, February 20, 2018 - The state secretary for demography at the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy, Marin Strmota, on Tuesday tendered his resignation, dubbing the government's demographic policy as folklore and flippant. Strmota resigned at a press conference in front of a surprised Minister Nada Murganić, who described the resignation as "a young man's impatience."

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Worst Demographic Data for Croatia since World War II

The negative difference between the number of people being born and dying is the largest in the last seventy years.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

MOST Worried about Emigration of Young Croats

ZAGREB, February 10, 2018 - The MOST party on Saturday held a convention in the northern city of Varaždin on the topic of large-scale emigration of Croatians from the country and on how to halt this trend, and the leader of this opposition party Božo Petrov said that it was necessary to carry out reforms to keep young residents in the country.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

MOST to Propose Laws to Keep Young People from Emigrating

ZAGREB, January 27, 2018 - The leader of the opposition MOST party Božo Petrov said in Split on Saturday that until the next elections his party would put forward bills to discourage young people from emigrating from Croatia.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Serbian President Vučić Worried about Croatia’s Demographic Crisis

He also hopes to visit Croatia soon.

Friday, 15 December 2017

Croatia Experiences Largest Population Decline in 20 Years

Negative demographic trends continue.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Four Municipalities From Which No One Moved Abroad Last Year

Despite massive emigration, there are places in Croatia where people seemingly want to stay living. Still, the real situation is somewhat different than the official statistics.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Demographic Crisis Becoming National Security Issue

A prominent demographer warns about the scale of the crisis.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Demographic Crisis: More Families to Receive Child Allowance

The number of families which receive a monthly child allowance should increase by 100,000.

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