NUTS statistical regions of Croatia

NUTS-2 of Croatia since 2021
NUTS-2 of Croatia between 2012 and 2020
NUTS-2 of Croatia between 2007 and 2012

Croatia (HR) is included in the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of the European Union. The NUTS of Croatia were defined during the Accession of Croatia to the European Union, codified by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics in early 2007.[1] The regions were revised twice, first in 2012, and then in 2021.


The three NUTS levels are:[2]

  • NUTS-1: Croatia
  • NUTS-2: 4 regions (non-administrative)
  • NUTS-3: 21 counties (administrative)

The NUTS codes are as follows:[2]

NUTS 1 Code NUTS 2 Code NUTS 3 Code
Croatia HR0 Panonska Hrvatska
(Pannonian Croatia)
HR02 Bjelovarsko-bilogorska županija (County of Bjelovar-Bilogora) HR021
Virovitičko-podravska županija (County of Virovitica-Podravina) HR022
Požeško-slavonska županija (County of Požega-Slavonia) HR023
Brodsko-posavska županija (County of Brod-Posavina) HR024
Osječko-baranjska županija (County of Osijek-Baranja) HR025
Vukovarsko-srijemska županija (County of Vukovar-Srijem) HR026
Karlovačka županija (County of Karlovac) HR027
Sisačko-moslavačka županija (County of Sisak-Moslavina) HR028
Jadranska Hrvatska
(Adriatic Croatia)
HR03 Primorsko-goranska županija (County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar) HR031
Ličko-senjska županija (County of Lika-Senj) HR032
Zadarska županija (County of Zadar) HR033
Šibensko-kninska županija (County of Šibenik-Knin) HR034
Splitsko-dalmatinska županija (County of Split-Dalmatia) HR035
Istarska županija (County of Istria) HR036
Dubrovačko-neretvanska županija (County of Dubrovnik-Neretva) HR037
Grad Zagreb
(City of Zagreb)
HR05 Grad Zagreb (City of Zagreb) HR050
Sjeverna Hrvatska
(Northern Croatia)
HR06 Međimurska županija (County of Međimurje) HR061
Varaždinska županija (County of Varaždin) HR062
Koprivničko-križevačka županija (County of Koprivnica-Križevci) HR063
Krapinsko-zagorska županija (County of Krapina-Zagorje) HR064
Zagrebačka županija (County of Zagreb) HR065

Below the NUTS levels, there are two LAU levels:[3]

See also


  1. ^ Croatian Bureau of Statistics (2007-04-02). "Nacionalna klasifikacija prostornih jedinica za statistiku (NKPJS)". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (35/07). Retrieved 2012-04-15.
  2. ^ a b c Croatian Bureau of Statistics (2019-12-09). "Nacionalna klasifikacija statističkih regija 2021. (HR_NUTS 2021.)". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (125/2019). Retrieved 2021-08-10.
  3. ^ Correspondence between the regional levels and the national administrative units