Brusić families are Croats and they are mostly from the Island of Krk. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Rijeka and on the Island of Krk. In places Risika and Brusići on the Island of Krk every fourth inhabitant had the family name Brusić.
About 400 people with faimily name Brusić live in Croatia today, in 180 households. There were 550 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 30 percent. They are located in 9 Croatian counties, in 19 cities and 37 other places, mostly in Rijeka (140), and in Risika (40), Krk (40), Punat (30) and Vrbnik (15) on the Island of Krk.