In the Act on Employment Mediation and Unemployment Rights (Official Gazette 80/08, 121/10) unemployment persons are defined as follows:
In the sense of this Act (Article 10) unemployed persons are persons who are fully or partly capable of work, aged from 15 to 65, without a job and who are active job seekers and available for work, provided that:
Data on registered unemployed persons are presented according to the following criteria:
He/she has made monthly earnings gained from providing services according to special regulations or has made monthly earnings, that is, income gained from other independent activity in accordance with the income tax regulations, the amount of which is not higher than the lowest basis used for the calculation of contributions for mandatory insurance defined by special regulations.
He/she has not registered a trading company or other legal entity, i.e. does not own more than a 25% share in a trading company or other legal entity.
He/she is not the owner of a registered handicraft, freelance, farming or forestry business.
He/she is not a private agriculture insuree according to the pension insurance regulations.
He/she is not employed according to special regulations.
He/she is not a pension beneficiary (disability pension beneficiaries due to professional working disability as well as family pension beneficiaries, who do not receive the pension, are excluded).
He/she does not meet the conditions for early and old age retirement.
He/she is not a regular pupil or student.
Registered unemployment trends, by years and counties
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Croatian war veteran status
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