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Production of ear cereals increases by 6.1%, Harvested areas, production and yields of ear cereals, 2014, (Preliminary data)In 2014 7.2 million tonnes of ear cereals were produced, 6.1% more than in the previous year, on a 3.1% larger area. The primary reason for the growth was favourable weather conditions during the growing season, to which the increase of yields also contributed. The yields of ear cereals − except rye – exceeded as well the data for the previous year. The production of wheat was 23% higher than the average for the previous five years. (18.09.2014.)
|Consumer price change (inflation), % (June 2014)||–0.3|
|Unemployment rate, % (April –June 2014)||8.0|
|GDP, % (Quarter 1 2014)||3.5|
|Volume of industrial production, % (May 2014)||9.6|
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The latest issue of the Statistical Report provides a comprehensive picture of the most important socio-economic trends and features. The analysis is supplemented by inset figures and tables, as well as by Excel tables providing an opportunity for a detailed overview.
The gross domestic product of Hungary increased by 3.9% in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. The performances of construction, manufacturing and agriculture grew significantly.
External trade surplus was EUR 584 million in June, External trade in goods, second estimate, June 2014
In the sixth month of 2014, the volume of exports was 9.5% higher, while that of imports was 9.3% more in external trade in goods than in the same period of the previous year. In the first six months of the year, export and import volumes increased by 8.2% and 8.5%, respectively.
In June 2014, sales in the national retail trade network as well as in mail order and internet retailing increased year-on-year by HUF 34 billion to HUF 727 billion at current prices. In June 2014, food, drinks and tobacco stores accounted for nearly half (47.0%) of all retail sales, while figures for non-food retail shops and the network of petrol stations were one third (34.3%) and 18.7% respectively.
Our publication presents the socio-economic trends in Hungary and the main characteristics of environment in 620 tables, using information collected and processed by official statistics. Changes in key indicators are illustrated by coloured charts at the beginning of the volume. All chapters allow for chronological comparison, while spatial disparities among counties and regions as well as major international indicators are presented in single chapters.
The yearbook is a data compilation on construction permits, dwelling constructions and cessations, housing stock, housing market and the management of municipalities. Data on average construction costs and the main figures of housing loans as well as data of dwellings purchased by the National Asset Management Company are also available here. Besides summary and regional time series, there are data on towns, counties and on districts in this publication.
Based on the processing of data of the land and sown areas survey in 2014, 79% of the area of Hungary is productive land area and 21% is uncultivated land area. Nearly three-quarters (5.3 million hectares) of the productive land area is agricultural area in a narrower sense, 26% is covered by forests, and the remaining more than 1.0% is used as reeds or fishponds.
The stock of cattle has been continuously growing since December 2010. The number of pigs rose somewhat in the last six months, while that of sheep remained unchanged. The chicken stock shows an increase in line with seasonality compared to the stock in December.