Croatians in Germany

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Croatians in Germany
Kroaten in Deutschland
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Total population
225,309[1] (Estimates: 310,000 to 350,000)
Regions with significant populations
Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Cologne, Hanover, Bremen, Dortmund, Essen, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Bonn, Gelsenkirchen, Offenbach, Leipzig
Languages
Croatian, German
Religion
Majority Roman Catholics, but also Muslims
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Croatians in Germany are citizens in Germany of Croatian descent.

Demographics[edit]

According to the German Federal Statistical Office from Wiesbaden in year 2007, there are 225,309 Croatian citizens living in Germany.[2] According to data from church institutions there are about 310,000 to 350,000 Croatians living in Germany.

Numbers of Croats[edit]

In Germany per year[edit]

  • 2006: 227,510
  • 2005: 228,926
  • 2004: 229,172
  • 2003: 236,570
  • 2002: 230,987
  • 2001: 223,819
  • 1994: 176,251
  • 1993: 153,146

Per federal state[edit]

In year 2005

Number of Croats per German federal state
# Federal state People
1. Baden-Württemberg 77,461
2. Bayern 51,237
3. Berlin 11,517 [3]
4. Brandenburg 259
5. Bremen 950
6. Hamburg 4,966
7. Hessen 31,207
8. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 222
9. Niedersachsen ¹ 6,424
10. Nordrhein-Westfalen 36,488
11. Rheinland-Pfalz 7,243
12. Saarland 634
13. Sachsen 253
14. Sachsen-Anhalt 177
15. Schleswig-Holstein 1,753
16. Thüringen 95

¹31. December 2007

Cities[edit]

In year 2005

Number of Croats in larger cities
City People
München 24,866
Stuttgart 13,386
Frankfurt am Main 12,408
Berlin 11,517
Mannheim 6,555
Hamburg 4,585
Düsseldorf ¹ 3,550
Nürnberg 3,392
Hannover ³ 3,102
Köln 2,854
Karlsruhe 2,423
Augsburg ³ 2,237
Offenbach am Main 1,999
Essen ² 1,944
Pforzheim ¹ 1,481
Wiesbaden 1,263
Ulm 1,107
Darmstadt ¹ 751
Heidelberg 326

¹31. December 2004, ²30. June 2006, ³31. December 2007

Art and culture[edit]

Notable Croatian artists in Germany:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ German Federal Statistical Office, http://www.destatis.de/
  2. ^ German Federal Statistical Office, http://www.destatis.de/
  3. ^ Einwohnerregisterstatistik http://www.statistik-berlin.de/statistiken/EinwohnArbeitsm/Auslaender_Tabelle.htm

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