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|Consumer price change (inflation), % (February 2015)||–1.0|
|Unemployment rate, % (November 2014 –January 2015)||7.4|
|GDP, % (Quarter 4 2014) (preliminary)||3.4|
|Volume of industrial production, % (January 2015)||5.3|
In the spotlight
In 2014, favourable trends occurred in all major demographic processes compared to the previous year. The number of live births and marriages increased, fewer deaths and divorces occurred, the number of induced abortions considerably decreased and infant mortality rate fell to a historic low. Only international migration showed a less favourable picture, since its positive balance continued to decrease compared to the previous years.
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 volume of gross domestic product increased by 3.4% in Hungary in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. The performances of manufacturing, construction and agriculture grew significantly. According to seasonally and calendar effects adjusted data, economic performance in the fourth quarter of 2014 was up by 3.4% compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year and by 0.8% compared to the previous quarter.
In December 2014, both export and import volumes grew by 11% in external trade in goods compared to the same month of the previous year. The external trade surplus was EUR 345 million in December, which was EUR 120 million more than in the same month of 2013. In 2014, export and import volumes increased by 7.1% and 8.8%, respectively.
In 2014, the volume of industrial production increased by 7.1% in December and by 7.6% over the whole year.
In the first nine months of 2014, the housing market data showed an upturn in sales, the growth in the number of homes sold was more than 30%. Predominantly second hand homes changed hands; the share of new homes was 2.5% in the housing market.
The purpose of the publication is to inform the wide reading public on the key indicators of Hungary and the economic and social processes prevailing recently in the country. Besides the comprehensive, structured basic part containing tables and graphs, we present different topics of interest every year by graphs, tables, written explanations and analyses. This time, its primary topic is connected to the opening to the East in the European Union ten years ago when Hungary joined the EU.
The long time series of Hungary’s national accounts data compiled according to ESA2010 are issued in this bilingual (Hungarian–English) publication, which contains cross-sectional and time series – including gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national income (GNI) – data of Hungary’s economy. The publication presents the production, income, capital formation and financial accounts. Information is provided on the development of GDP per capita, GNI.