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

Hungary's unemployment rate came in at 4.2 percent in the three months to August 2017, unchanged from the May-July period. The jobless rate remained at its lowest level since at least 1999, as the number of unemployed increased to 195.5 thousand from 193.4 thousand, while the number of those at work rose to 4.44 million from 4.43 million. Unemployment Rate in Hungary averaged 7.65 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.80 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of 4.20 percent in July of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-27 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.3% 4.4% 4.4%
2017-08-30 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.2% 4.3% 4.3%
2017-09-27 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.2% 4.2% 4.3%
2017-10-26 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.2% 4.3%
2017-11-29 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 4.3%


Hungary Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.20 11.80 4.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4444389.00 4433638.00 4444389.00 3678730.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 195450.00 193414.00 506520.00 193414.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 2.00 5.70 1.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.70 10.50 29.30 10.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 121.10 124.30 124.30 32.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 65711.00 59831.00 65711.00 21130.00 [+]
Wages 290450.00 297251.00 303011.00 60268.00 HUF/Month [+]
Wage Growth 13.20 13.10 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 0.30 0.80 2.70 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 59.61 59.43 59.61 47.98 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 4128.90 4157.10 4157.10 3150.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 101.10 92.80 113.00 59.70 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 193.70 201.70 265.20 111.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.23 62.02 62.23 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

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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 4.20 11.80 4.20 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly




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