Budak families are Croats and they are mostly from Obrovac area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Obrovac area.
About 380 people with faimily name Budak live in Croatia today, in 170 households. There were 440 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 10 percent. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 24 cities and 38 other places, mostly in Zagreb (210), Sesvete (15), Rijeka (15), Ivanic-Grad (15), and in Sisak (10).