Hungary Unemployment Rate  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Hungary fell to 4.4 percent in the three months to December of 2016 from 6.2 percent a year earlier, reaching a fresh low since at least 1999. The number of unemployed persons declined by 76 thousand to 205 thousand and employment rose by 152 thousand to 4411 thousand, bringing the employment rate up to 67.5 percent from 64.8 percent. 4077.6 thousand people were employed in the regular domestic labour market while 217.7 thousand were employed in public work programmes and 115.7 thousand were working abroad. Unemployment Rate in Hungary averaged 7.77 percent from 1999 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 11.80 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of 4.40 percent in December of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-29 08:00 AM Oct 4.7% 4.9% 4.8%
2017-01-05 08:00 AM Nov 4.5% 4.7% 4.6%
2017-01-30 08:00 AM Dec 4.4% 4.5% 4.5%
2017-02-27 08:00 AM Jan 4.4% 4.5%
2017-03-31 07:00 AM Feb 4.3%
2017-04-28 07:00 AM Mar 4.3%




Hungary Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.50 11.80 4.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4410996.00 4414354.00 4414354.00 3678730.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 204971.00 207535.00 506520.00 204971.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.50 5.70 2.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 12.10 29.50 10.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.70 118.50 123.50 31.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 57876.00 55004.00 57876.00 21130.00 [+]
Wages 285772.00 262200.00 285772.00 60268.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wage Growth 5.70 8.20 26.19 -5.30 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 411.52 350.09 411.52 89.15 EUR/Month [+]
Population 9.83 9.86 10.71 9.21 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 59.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.60 2.80 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 58.49 57.84 58.49 48.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 4089.30 4014.00 4089.30 3150.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 103.50 96.70 111.80 59.70 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 212.90 206.60 265.20 111.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.55 61.61 61.61 53.84 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 354700.00 355300.00 355300.00 341000.00 HUF/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 176600.00 173400.00 176600.00 167000.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 271000.00 262900.00 274300.00 185500.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 116300.00 116100.00 116300.00 110500.00 HUF/Month [+]



Hungary Unemployment Rate Notes

In Hungary, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Hungary Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hungary Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 4.50 11.80 4.40 1999 - 2016 percent Monthly



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