Borovec families are Croats and they are mostly from Oroslavje area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Varazdin.
About 470 people with faimily name Borovec live in Croatia today, in 190 households. There were 380 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 20 percent. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 20 cities and 40 other places, mostly in Zagreb (95), Varazdin (60), Gornja Bistra in Oroslavje area (60), Jakovlje in Zapresic area (45), and in Osijek (25).