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

Hungary's unemployment rate edged down to 4 percent in the three months to October of 2017 from 4.1 percent in the previous period, reaching a new low since at least 1999. The number of unemployed declined to 183,500 from 188,500 and employment rose 40.9 thousand to 4,445.1 thousand persons. Unemployment Rate in Hungary averaged 7.61 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.80 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of 4 percent in October of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-27 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.2% 4.2% 4.3%
2017-10-26 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.1% 4.2% 4.3%
2017-11-29 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4% 4.1% 4.1%
2018-01-04 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4%
2018-01-30 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate
2018-02-27 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate


Hungary Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.10 11.80 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4445052.00 4450651.00 4450651.00 3678730.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 183458.00 188517.00 506520.00 183458.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.90 5.70 1.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 11.00 29.40 10.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 110.60 121.10 124.30 32.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 73713.00 65711.00 73713.00 21130.00 [+]
Wages 292944.00 292440.00 303011.00 60268.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wage Growth 13.60 13.20 26.19 -5.30 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 411.52 350.09 411.52 89.15 EUR/Month [+]
Population 9.80 9.83 10.71 9.21 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.50 62.50 62.50 59.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.50 62.50 62.50 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.14 62.25 62.25 53.84 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 239100.00 236000.00 239100.00 198600.00 HUF/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 164300.00 160700.00 164300.00 124800.00 HUF/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 190.20 193.70 265.20 111.90 Thousand [+]
Productivity 107.50 101.10 113.00 59.70 Index Points [+]
Wages High Skilled 272000.00 228800.00 272000.00 217000.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 137900.00 115100.00 137900.00 108800.00 HUF/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.80 2.70 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 59.68 59.72 59.72 47.98 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 4180.70 4128.90 4180.70 3150.50 Thousand [+]


Hungary Unemployment Rate

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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 4.10 11.80 4.00 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.20 Oct/17
Italy 11.10 Oct/17
Turkey 10.60 Aug/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.80 Oct/17
Canada 5.90 Nov/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Oct/17
Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Oct/17
United States 4.10 Nov/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
South Korea 3.70 Nov/17
Germany 3.60 Oct/17
Mexico 3.50 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.10 Nov/17
Japan 2.80 Oct/17