At the end of December last year there were 285,468 registered unemployed people in Croatia. When compared to November from 2015 the number of unemployed had risen by 0.3 percent, however when compared with December 2014 the number of unemployed has fallen by 9.9 percent.
According to new data from the Croatian Employment Bureau December last year was the fourth month in a row that the number of unemployed in Croatia increased.
This increase is mainly due to the ending of the seasonal work connected to the tourism industry. The data also shows that the trend has continued into January this year, as of the beginning of this week there were 290,574 people registered as out of work.