Croatia Religion Stats


Buddhism > Buddhists 1,343 2013 98th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 6 2014 86th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 583 2014 110th out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 4.4 2014 25th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 194,134 2014 30th out of 43
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.3% 2004 115th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 5,434 2002 79th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 1.3% 2014 118th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 56,000 2014 123th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, Muslim 1.3%, Protestant 0.3%, others and unknown 6.2% 2001
Religions > All Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, other Christian 0.4%, Muslim 1.3%, other and unspecified 0.9%, none 5.2% (2001 census) 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 66.5% 2014 97th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 30.5% 2014 46th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 3,195 2004 118th out of 230


Croatia Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Christian 43
Catholic 5 Religions 3


The main language of <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/country/hr>Croatia</a> is <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Croatian-language>Croatian</a>, which is spoken by 96 percent of the people in the country. Other languages spoken in Croatia include <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Italian-language>Italian</a>, <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Hungarian-language>Hungarian</a>, <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Czech-language>Czech</a>, <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Slovak-language>Slovak</a> and <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/German-language>German</a>.

Posted on 27 Apr 2005

Ian Graham, Staff Editor

Ian Graham, Staff Editor


In response to Heather:

<p>The main language spoken in Croatia is Croatian, which is spoken by 96% of people within Croatia (4,800,000 people) and approximately 1,400,000 in other countries including Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia. 90% of Croatian speakers are fluent in a second language, most commonly English or German.</p>

<p>Other languages spoken in Croatia include: Italian, Hungarian, Czech and Slovak. These languages are commonly used in neighbouring countries.</p>

<p>For further information on languages see the <a href=cat/Language>languages</a> category of Nationmaster or the <a href=http://www.ethnologue.com/14/web.asp>SIL Ethnologue</a>.</p>

Posted on 26 Apr 2005

Edria Murray, Staff Editor

Edria Murray, Staff Editor

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