Country: Croatia

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

2 (8.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

4,113,000

Population in Unreached

29,000 (0.7%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

92.3%

% Evangelical

0.42%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.6%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
Albanian, general 16,000 663,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 45.00 % 0.13 % -
 Bosniak 29,000 2,799,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 0.00 % 1
 British 800 53,604,000 English Christianity 79.50 % 25.00 % -
Chakavian 50,000 80,000 Chakavian Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Croat 3,688,000 5,308,000 Croatian Christianity 94.00 % 0.35 % -
 Czech 8,800 10,870,000 Czech Non-Religious 25.00 % 0.80 % -
Deaf 8,300 46,968,000 Croatia Sign Language Christianity 91.96 % -
 German 2,700 66,128,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 4.00 % -
 Hungarian 13,000 11,467,000 Hungarian Christianity 81.00 % 2.00 % -
Istriot 23,000 23,000 Istriot Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 % -
Istro-Romanian 500 2,600 Romanian, Istro Christianity 97.00 % 0.50 % -
 Italian 16,000 38,277,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 0.30 % -
Jew, Croatian Speaking 500 500 Croatian Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Macedonian 3,800 1,926,000 Macedonian Christianity 70.00 % 1.40 % -
 Montenegrin 4,100 350,000 Serbian Christianity 70.00 % 0.10 % -
 Polish 600 41,079,000 Polish Christianity 87.00 % 1.00 % -
 Romani, Sinte 16,000 219,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 70.00 % 1.90 % -
 Romanian 900 20,486,000 Romanian Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 % -
 Russian 1,200 133,914,000 Russian Non-Religious 35.00 % 0.30 % -
 Ruthenian 1,800 566,000 Rusyn Christianity 91.00 % 2.00 % -
 Serb 171,000 8,375,000 Serbian Christianity 93.00 % 0.05 % -
 Slovak 4,400 5,138,000 Slovak Christianity 85.00 % 15.00 % -
 Slovene 9,600 1,948,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.06 % -
 Ukrainian 1,700 37,301,000 Ukrainian Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
Venetian 41,000 3,641,000 Venetian Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  25 4,113,000         2 92.34 % 0.42 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 17,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 4,130,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Bjelovarska-Bilogorska 113,000
Brodsko-Posavska 150,000
Dubrovacko-Neretvanska 116,000
Grad Zagreb 747,000
Istarska 197,000
Karlovacka 122,000
Koprivničko-Križevačka 103,000
Krapinsko-Zagorska 126,000
Licko-Senjska 48,000
Medimurska 108,000
Osjecko-Baranjska 288,000
Požeško-Slavonska 74,000
Primorsko-Goranska 280,000
Šibensko-Kninska 103,000
Sisacko-Moslavacka 163,000
Splitsko-Dalmatinska 430,000
Varaždinska 166,000
Viroviticko-Podravska 80,000
Vukovarsko-Srijemska 170,000
Zadarska 161,000
Zagrebačka 301,000
Provinces:  21 4,046,000
UN Country Population 4,130,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 6,909.8 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 18,437.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 4,965.0 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 2,762.6 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
4,113,000
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 Complete Bible
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete Bible
Chakavian ckm 1 0 Translation Needed
Croatia Sign Language csq 1 0 Translation Started
Croatian hrv 2 1 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Istriot ist 1 0 Translation Needed
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Sinte rmo 1 0 New Testament
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian, Istro ruo 1 0 Unspecified
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Rusyn rue 1 0 Bible Portions
Serbian srp 2 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Venetian vec 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 23 25 2   16 15 17 18 13

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
92.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.9 %
Non-Religious
5.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.1 %
Orthodox
4.0 %
Other Christian
2.4 %
Protestant
0.3 %
Roman Catholic
90.4 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Croatia Statistics
People Groups 25
Unreached People Groups 2  (8.0%)
Population 4,113,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.4%
Population in Unreached 29,000  (0.7%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 92.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 2
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 57%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code HR
Official Language(s) Croatian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 41,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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