Croatia: In-depth PESTLE Insights

This PESTLE country analysis report on Croatia provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


– Understand the political system in Croatia through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.

– Understand the economic situation in Croatia through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.

– Understand customer demographics in Croatia through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

– Understand the technological landscape in Croatia through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.

– Understand the legal landscape in Croatia through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators

– Understand the environmental landscape in Croatia through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators


– The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Croatia, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

– The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Croatia 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."

– The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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- What is the outlook in Croatia in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?

- How does Croatia perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?

- How does Croatia perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

- How does Croatia perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1.1. Catalyst

1.2. Summary

1.2.1. Key Findings

1.2.2. PESTLE Highlights

1.2.3. Key Fundamentals


2.1. Key facts

2.2. Geographic Location


3.1. Summary

3.2. Political Analysis

3.2.1. Overview

3.2.2. Current Challenges

3.2.3. Future Prospects

3.2.4. Future Risks

3.3. Economic Analysis

3.3.1. Overview

3.3.2. Current Strengths

3.3.3. Current Challenges

3.3.4. Future Prospects

3.3.5. Future Risks

3.4. Social Analysis

3.4.1. Overview

3.4.2. Current Strengths

3.4.3. Current Challenges

3.4.4. Future Prospects

3.4.5. Future Risks

3.5. Technological Analysis

3.5.1. Overview

3.5.2. Current Strengths

3.5.3. Current Challenges

3.5.4. Future Prospects

3.5.5. Future Risks

3.6. Legal Analysis

3.6.1. Overview

3.6.2. Current Strengths

3.6.3. Current Challenges

3.6.4. Future Prospects

3.6.5. Future Risks

3.7. Environmental analysis

3.7.1. Overview

3.7.2. Current strengths

3.7.3. Current challenges

3.7.4. Future prospects

3.7.5. Future risks


4.1. Summary

4.2. Evolution

4.3. Structure and policies

4.3.1. Structure of government

4.3.2. Key political parties

4.3.3. Key policies

4.4. Performance

4.4.1. Governance indicators

4.5. Outlook


5.1. Summary

5.2. Evolution

5.3. Structure and policies

5.3.1. Financial authorities and regulators

5.3.2. Other regulators

5.4. Performance

5.4.1. GDP and growth rate

5.4.2. GDP composition by sector

5.4.3. Fiscal situation

5.4.4. International investment position

5.4.5. Monetary situation

5.4.6. Unemployment

5.5. Outlook


6.1. Summary

6.2. Evolution

6.3. Structure and policies

6.3.1. Demographic composition

6.3.2. Religious composition

6.3.3. Education

6.3.4. Healthcare

6.4. Performance

6.4.1. Healthcare

6.4.2. Education

6.5. Outlook


7.1. Summary

7.2. Evolution

7.3. Structure and policies

7.3.1. Intellectual property

7.4. Performance

7.4.1. Mobile and Internet

7.4.2. Research and development

7.5. Outlook


8.1. Summary

8.2. Evolution

8.3. Structure and policies

8.3.1. Judicial system

8.3.2. Tax regulations

8.3.3. Labor laws

8.3.4. Corporate governance

8.4. Performance

8.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system

8.5. Outlook


9.1. Summary

9.2. Evolution

9.3. Structure and policies

9.4. Performance

9.4.1. Environmental impact

9.5. Outlook


10.1. Ask the analyst

10.2. Disclaimer

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Croatia, Key Fundamentals, 20162023f

Table 2: Croatia, Key Facts, 2019

Table 3: Analysis of Croatia’s Political Landscape

Table 4: Analysis of Croatia’s Economic Landscape

Table 5: Analysis of Croatia’s Social Landscape

Table 6: Analysis of Croatia’s Technology Landscape

Table 7: Analysis of Croatia’s Legal Landscape

Table 7: Analysis of Croatia’s Legal Landscape

Table 9: Mid-Year Population by Age (as a Percentage of the Total Population), 2018e

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Croatia

Figure 2: Tourist Arrivals in Croatia, 20102017

Figure 4: Global Competitiveness Index, 2018

Figure 5: Employment Rates, 2017

Figure 6: Old Age Dependency Ratio Projections (%) of Working Age Population, 20152080

Figure 7: Share of Renewable Energy in Final Energy Consumption, 20042016

Figure 8: Croatia, Key Political Events

Figure 9: Croatia, Key Political Figures

Figure 10: Croatia, Composition of Parliament, 2017

Figure 11: Croatia, Historical GDP Growth, 20072018e

Figure 12: GDP and GDP Growth Rate in Croatia, 20132023f

Figure 13: GDP Composition by Sectors, 2018e

Figure 14: Agricultural Output of Croatia, 20132018e

Figure 15: Industrial Output of Croatia, 20132018e

Figure 16: Services Output of Croatia, 20132018e

Figure 17: External Trade of Croatia, 20142018e

Figure 18: Consumer Price Index and Consumer Price Index-Based Inflation in Croatia, 2013-23f

Figure 19: Unemployment Rate in Croatia, 20132023f

Figure 20: Expenditure on Healthcare in Croatia, 20112017

Figure 21: Public Expenditure on Education in Croatia, 20102016

Figure 22: Internet Users and Penetration Rate in Croatia, 20132018e

Figure 23: Croatia, Judicial Structure

Figure 24: Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Croatia, 20102017


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