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

Hungary's three-month unemployment rate decreased to 4.4 percent in March-May of 2017 from 4.6 percent in February-April. The number of unemployed persons decreased by 5.9 thousand to 203 thousand and the level of employment increased by 14.6 thousand to 4.39 million people. The activity rate went up 0.3 percentage points to 61.5 and the employment rate rose 0.4 percentage points to 58.8 percent. A year earlier, the jobless rate stood at 5.5 percent. Unemployment Rate in Hungary averaged 7.69 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-28 07:00 AM Mar 4.5% 4.4% 4.5%
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%
2017-07-28 07:00 AM Jun 4.4% 4.4%
2017-08-30 07:00 AM Jul 4.3%
2017-09-27 07:00 AM Aug 4.3%




Hungary Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.60 11.80 4.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4392729.00 4378037.00 4414354.00 3678730.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 203102.00 209045.00 506520.00 197565.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.20 5.70 2.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.40 10.40 29.20 10.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 124.30 113.40 124.30 32.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 59831.00 55526.00 59831.00 21130.00 [+]
Wages 303011.00 298276.00 303011.00 60268.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wage Growth 14.60 12.80 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 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 58.79 58.56 58.84 47.98 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 4157.10 4135.70 4157.10 3150.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 92.80 113.00 113.00 59.70 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 201.70 206.60 265.20 111.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.51 61.35 61.61 53.84 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 230141.50 222903.40 355300.00 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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 4.60 11.80 4.30 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly



unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.60 Apr/17
Turkey 11.70 Mar/17
Italy 11.10 Apr/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.30 Apr/17
Canada 6.60 May/17
Australia 5.50 May/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.20 May/17
Netherlands 5.10 May/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Apr/17
United States 4.30 May/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Apr/17
Mexico 3.60 May/17
South Korea 3.60 May/17
Switzerland 3.10 May/17
Japan 2.80 Apr/17