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Croatia’s Religious Story: The Coexistence of Institutionalized and Individualized Religiosity

This chapter will analyse religious changes in contemporary Croatian society. The analysis is based largely on the results of the international empirical research Church and Religion in an Enlarged Europe, conducted in 2006 on a representative sample of 968 adult Croatian citizens (48.5 per cent male and 51.5 per cent female). These results are compared with the findings of other international research, such as Aufbruch/New Departures (1997), the European Values Study (1999, 2008), and the Croatian survey Modernization and Identity in Croatian Society (2004).1