Discussions have been taking place in Croatia about amendments to the
country’s Labour Act. Understanding employment trends and their
determinants may be valuable when it comes to formulating labour market
policies, especially in the context of the fallout from the global economic
This report draws a picture of life in present-day Croatia by looking at key indicators of quality of life, such as: the economic situation of households; housing and the local environment; employment and education; health, healthcare and access to health services; household and family size and structure; work–life balance; subjective well-being; the perceived quality of society; and the quality of life of national minorities living in Croatia.