Holidays, Non-working Days and Fund of Hours for 2022

Find out below which days are non-working days in 2022, when holidays and public holidays fall, and which monthly fund of working hours is planned this year.

January 1st Saturday New Year
January 6th Thursday Holy Three Kings
April 17th Sunday Easter
April 18th Monday Easter Monday
May 1 Sunday Labor Day
May 30th Monday National Day
June 16th Thursday Corpus Christi
June 22 Wednesday Day of Antifascist Struggle
August 5th Friday Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day / Croatian Veterans Day
August 15th Monday Assumption of Mary
November 1st Tuesday All Saint’s Day
November 18th Friday Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Homeland War / Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Vukovar and Škabrnja
December 25th Sunday Christmas
December 26th Monday the first day after Christmas / St. Stephen

On religious holidays, members of certain religions in the Republic of Croatia have the right to a non-working day, as follows:

  • Christians who celebrate Christmas on January 7 that day,
  • Christians who celebrate Easter according to the Julian calendar on Easter Monday,
  • members of the Islamic faith who celebrate Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha one day of their choice for each of these holidays,
  • members of the Jewish faith who celebrate the Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah holidays one day of their choice for each of these holidays.

If a holiday or non-working day is a Sunday, holiday, or non-working day, it is not carried over to the next day. Employees in the Republic of Croatia are entitled to salary compensation on holidays and non-working days.

Click on the link to read the complete Law on Holidays, Memorials and Non-working Days in the Republic of Croatia.


The monthly fund of working hours is the monthly sum of hours according to which the salary is calculated, and it is divided into working hours and holidays. Thus, the monthly fund includes holidays and non-working days, which fall on days from Monday to Friday.

In 2022, we will record a total of 2080 hours, of which 80 will be holidays, and we will have 250 working days, of which 10 will be holidays. Check the fund of hours by months in the overview below.

January 168 160 8
February 160 160 0
March 184 184 0
April 168 160 8
May 176 168 8
June 176 160 16
July 168 168 0
August 184 168 16
September 176 176 0
October 168 168 0
November 176 160 16
December 176 168 8
SUM 2080 2000 80

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