Demography has always presented issue in Croatia. From political issues driving people away from the country to the economic ones which threaten stability today, the words ”demographic crisis” aren’t unusual in the Croatian media. The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t helped the situation in the slightest, and experts believe that yet another demographic crisis faces Croatia over the next couple of years.
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 16th of October, 2020, the emigration of Croatia’s residents to Austria is expected to grow in the next two years, as Croatian citizens living here in Croatia are searching the term “Bewerbung” (job application in German) on the Internet more and more intensively, equal to the amount of searches for “job application/zamolba za posao” in Croatian, which means they’re preparing or at least seriously considering emigrating to Austria and Germany.
More concerning still, every fifth job seeker in the Republic of Croatia inquires about a job abroad, according to a report from Vecernji list. Read more via TotalCroatiaNews