Croatia HR

660,787

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

21,151

Indicated decisions 2014

4.3 million

Population

4.1 million

Christians
19,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Croatia
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Percent of Country Who Are Christians- 93.18% (6th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 426.31% (1st); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians with Internet- 654.96% (13th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 13.65% (6th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    47/187
  • Internet Access

    65.09% (43rd)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Croat (87.5%); Serb (4.5%); Romani/Gypsy (2.3%); Bosnian (0.5%); Hungarian (0.4%); Albanian (0.3%); Slovene (0.3%); Friulian (0.2%).
  • Common Languages

    Croatian (Like Serbian, but written in Latin rather than Cyrillic)
  • Economy

    Nation is recovering from decades of communist mismanagement and war with Serbia.
    Has high unemployment and low wages, but tourism developing, the highest  revenue source.
  • History / Politics

    War among Serbians, Bosnians, and Croats in the 1990’s still dominates issues currently.
    Deep enmity between Croats and Serbs has existed for centuries, even before the latest war.
    Croatia slowly heading for a liberal democracy; A member of European Union since 2013.
  • Spirituality

    The Catholic church has great influence in society and works for reconciliation.
    Evangelicals have also worked for unity, bringing racially mixed groups to fellowship together.
  • Prayers

    Pray for true reconciliation of the people and for them to be united in Christ.
    Pray for recovery for all the families who have suffered in the recent wars.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.