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

The unemployment rate in Hungary fell to 4.3 percent in the three months to June of 2017 from 5.1 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons declined by 37.725 thousand to 196.36 thousand, the lowest since at least 1999. The average duration of unemployment was 17 months and 44.1 percent of the unemployed people had been searching for a job for one year or more. Employment went up by 76.84 thousand to 4.42 million, the highest since at least 1999, bringing the employment rate to a record of 59.2 percent. Unemployment Rate in Hungary averaged 7.68 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.80 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of 4.30 percent in January of 2017.

Hungary Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-26 07:00 AM Apr 4.6% 4.5% 4.4%
2017-06-28 07:00 AM May 4.4% 4.6% 4.5%
2017-07-27 07:00 AM Jun 4.3% 4.4% 4.4%
2017-08-30 07:00 AM Jul 4.3% 4.3%
2017-09-27 07:00 AM Aug 4.3%
2017-10-27 07:00 AM Sep 4.3%


Hungary Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.40 11.80 4.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4419558.00 4392729.00 4419558.00 3678730.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 196361.00 203102.00 506520.00 196361.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.20 5.70 2.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 10.90 29.20 10.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 124.30 113.40 124.30 32.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 59831.00 55526.00 59831.00 21130.00 [+]
Wages 296063.00 303011.00 303011.00 60268.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wage Growth 12.90 14.60 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 [+]
Employment Change 1.00 0.60 2.80 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 59.20 58.79 59.20 47.98 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 4128.90 4157.10 4157.10 3150.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 92.80 113.00 113.00 59.70 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 193.70 201.70 265.20 111.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.83 61.51 61.83 53.84 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 230141.50 222903.40 230141.50 212114.50 HUF/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 180032.10 179101.40 180032.10 164811.50 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.30 4.40 11.80 4.30 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly



unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 17.22 Jun/17
Brazil 13.00 Jun/17
Italy 11.10 Jun/17
Turkey 10.20 May/17
France 9.50 Jun/17
Euro Area 9.10 Jun/17
Canada 6.30 Jul/17
Australia 5.60 Jul/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.10 Jul/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
Netherlands 4.80 Jul/17
United Kingdom 4.40 Jun/17
United States 4.30 Jul/17
China 3.95 Jun/17
Germany 3.80 Jun/17
South Korea 3.60 Jul/17
Mexico 3.30 Jun/17
Switzerland 3.00 Jul/17
Japan 2.80 Jun/17