- Bjelovar-Bilogora County
- Brod-Posavina County
- Dubrovnik-Neretva County
- Istria County
- Karlovac County
- Koprivnica-Križevci County
- Krapina-Zagorje County
- Lika-Senj County
- Međimurje County
- Osijek-Baranja County
- Požega-Slavonia County
- Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
- Sisak-Moslavina County
- Split-Dalmatia County
- Šibenik-Knin County
- Varaždin County
- Virovitica-Podravina County
- Vukovar-Srijem County
- Zadar County
- Zagreb County
Capital: Slavonski Brod
Area: 2,034 km²
Population: 158,600 (2011)
Age structure – 25% of the population is younger than 20; 20% is over 60; 55% in the 20-59 age group
Gender – 48.79% men; 51.21% women
Structure and educational qualification level: out of the total number of working population (28,444 in 2009), the largest share or 47% hold secondary school qualifications, while 21.1% of persons hold college or university degree
Administration: 2 towns, 26 municipalities
GDP per capita: 5.606,00 EUR
Unemployment rate: 31.8 %
Average gross salary(monthly): 904EUR
Export and import data: the total trade balance equals 124,419,842 USD; exports: 68,003,086 USD; imports: 56,416,756 USD; trade balance 11,586,330 USD; coverage of import by export 120.54 (for the period Jan – May 2010)
Key export products:
- Metal processing industry – machinery and equipment, metal products, steam boilers manufacturing
- Wood processing industry – veneer, plywood, panel boards, furniture, wood processing and manufacturing of wood products other than furniture
- Chemical industry – chemical products (paints and varnishes, protective products)
- Food industry
- Processing industry – 36.8%
- Construction – 21.28%
- Trade – 18.74%
Economic trends: in comparison to 2008, the number of entrepreneurs grew by 5.58%, the number of employees by 0.62%, while the total revenues dropped by 11.62%; the profits saw a 16.2% decrease, losses increased by 5.75%, and the investments fell by 19.53%.
Investments in economy in the recent years: according to data provided by the Chamber of Economy, investments equalled 260,846,800 HRK in 2007; 397,961,581 HRK in 2008 and 320,235,460 HRK in 2009.
Some of the best performing companies include Saint Jean Ind., Descopan Mato Furnir, Slavonija slad, PPK.
The most important sectors: processing industry (metal processing industry 53.97%, wood industry 19.69%, food industry 8.97%); share in the total revenues 36.8%, share in the total profits after taxation – 50.19%.
udio preradivacke industrije u ukupnoj dobiti privatnog sektora nakon oporezivanja je 50,19%
Employment: 6,606 (2009)
List of the most important companies: ĐĐ Kotlovi, Medex, REKORD-TIM, Vindon, Chromos-svjetlost, Ergo Lužani, Saint Jean Industries, Slavonija Slad
Key sectors: construction; share in total revenues: 21.28%, share in the total profits after taxation – 21.7%.
Employment: 3,619 employees (2009)
The most important companies: Projektgradnja, Cetstar, Ceste
A micro-propagation laboratory has been established within the high school M. A. Reljković. This is the best equipped laboratory for micro-propagation in the whole region and the students were also given a veterinary and chemical laboratory exclusively for their needs.
ICT companies in the County: ININ informatics engineering – developing, implementing and maintaining flexible, high quality and user oriented ERP solutions for companies in the manufacturing and service activities
Institutions supporting research and development: Đuro Đaković – Centre for Research and Development
Technological centres/parks: Centre for Technological Development – Brod-Posavina County Development Agency
Industrial Park: Nova Gradiška, RaSB – Local Development Agency of Slavonski Brod
Business zones: Luka Brod, Slavonski Brod – Bjeliš and Kolonija, Davor, Dragalić, Industrial Park Nova Gradiška, Brodski Stupnik - Rižino polje
Business incubators: BRODIN – Brod Business Incubator, Business Innovation Support Centre (BISC) Nova Gradiška
The most important state road E-70 Zagreb-Lipovac and the international road E-73 Budimpešta – Beli Manastir – Osijek – Slavonski Šamac cross Brod-Posavina County; the construction of the road through Bosnia and Herzegovina, ending in Ploče, is planned in the near future. Two other important routes, D-53 Donji Miholjac – Našice – Slavonski Brod and Požega – Nova Gradiška route also pass through the County.
Slavonski Brod river Port is situated on the international waterway of the IV category. The port area of Slavonski Brod is connected by means of road and railway with international infrastructure corridors as well as with the economic operators in the city, it is located on the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the traffic corridor X and in the proximity of the traffic corridors’ X and Vc junctions.
Airports: Osijek Airport is 90 km away; sports airport Aero-Club Brod, and there are 15 agricultural airfields.
Railway: interstate railway line MG-2C connects Western and Eastern European countries.
Slavonski Brod Polytechnics: 3 courses, 6 educational programmes (horticulture, management, mechanical engineering) as well as the academy and other educational centres: Training for Energy certification, Centre for Foreign Languages, IT Academy, Cisco Academy, MCITP Server Administrator Academy, School Jave.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering: J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek offers graduate programmes – 4 courses (mechanical engineering, material engineering, production logistics, construction and product development)
Other: Teachers Academy in Slavonski Brod, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, Integrated graduate and post-graduate programmes.