2.1.2.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 by sex*

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Period, quarters Employed Unemployed Economically active Economically inactive Population aged 15–74 Activity rate Unemployment rate Employment rate
persons, thousands %
Total
2006 Q1 3 893.3 325.7 4 219.0 3 503.3 7 722.3 54.6 7.7 50.4
Q2 3 937.2 306.8 4 244.0 3 474.9 7 718.9 55.0 7.2 51.0
Q3 3 940.9 321.5 4 262.4 3 453.1 7 715.5 55.2 7.5 51.1
Q4 3 942.3 319.0 4 261.3 3 450.7 7 712.0 55.3 7.5 51.1
2007 Q1 3 890.9 317.6 4 208.5 3 500.1 7 708.6 54.6 7.5 50.5
Q2 3 916.1 296.5 4 212.6 3 492.6 7 705.2 54.7 7.0 50.8
Q3 3 922.6 306.7 4 229.3 3 472.5 7 701.8 54.9 7.3 50.9
Q4 3 878.3 327.6 4 205.9 3 492.5 7 698.3 54.6 7.8 50.4
2008 Q1 3 813.8 330.2 4 144.0 3 550.9 7 694.9 53.9 8.0 49.6
Q2 3 842.6 315.5 4 158.1 3 533.4 7 691.6 54.1 7.6 50.0
Q3 3 891.1 323.0 4 214.1 3 474.1 7 688.2 54.8 7.7 50.6
Q4 3 845.8 336.6 4 182.3 3 502.5 7 684.8 54.4 8.0 50.0
2009 Q1 3 733.4 404.2 4 137.6 3 543.8 7 681.3 53.9 9.8 48.6
Q2 3 764.0 400.8 4 164.8 3 513.2 7 678.0 54.2 9.6 49.0
Q3 3 748.5 431.4 4 179.9 3 494.7 7 674.5 54.5 10.3 48.8
Q4 3 745.4 434.9 4 180.4 3 490.8 7 671.1 54.5 10.4 48.8
2010 Q1 3 678.7 494.0 4 172.7 3 495.0 7 667.8 54.4 11.8 48.0
Q2 3 728.9 470.7 4 199.6 3 464.7 7 664.3 54.8 11.2 48.7
Q3 3 771.2 458.7 4 229.9 3 431.1 7 661.0 55.2 10.8 49.2
Q4 3 750.8 454.3 4 205.0 3 452.5 7 657.6 54.9 10.8 49.0
2011 Q1 3 685.4 492.8 4 178.1 3 476.0 7 654.2 54.6 11.8 48.1
Q2 3 759.2 459.6 4 218.7 3 432.1 7 650.8 55.1 10.9 49.1
Q3 3 798.6 456.4 4 255.0 3 392.4 7 647.3 55.6 10.7 49.7
Q4 3 793.0 455.2 4 248.1 3 396.8 7 644.9 55.6 10.7 49.6
2012 Q1 3 735.2 506.5 4 241.7 3 401.7 7 643.4 55.5 11.9 48.9
Q2 3 821.6 472.2 4 293.8 3 343.7 7 637.5 56.2 11.0 50.0
Q3 3 887.3 454.5 4 341.8 3 291.2 7 633.0 56.9 10.5 50.9
Q4 3 864.7 459.5 4 324.2 3 305.0 7 629.2 56.7 10.6 50.7
2013 Q1 3 772.4 495.4 4 267.8 3 355.0 7 622.8 56.0 11.6 49.5
Q2 3 888.7 440.7 4 329.4 3 284.0 7 613.4 56.9 10.2 51.1
Q3 3 940.3 429.6 4 369.9 3 235.4 7 605.3 57.5 9.8 51.8
Q4 3 969.5 398.5 4 368.1 3 229.3 7 597.3 57.5 9.1 52.2
2014 Q1 4 037.8 364.1 4 401.9 3 185.9 7 587.8 58.0 8.3 53.2
Q2 4 075.2 359.3 4 434.5 3 143.0 7 577.5 58.5 8.1 53.8
Q3 4 148.6 331.5 4 480.1 3 088.5 7 568.6 59.2 7.4 54.8
Q4 4 141.7 318.5 4 460.2 3 098.9 7 559.1 59.0 7.1 54.8
2015 Q1 4 117.2 347.6 4 464.8 3 083.1 7 547.8 59.2 7.8 54.5
Q2 4 200.7 310.4 4 511.1 3 028.4 7 539.5 59.8 6.9 55.7
Q3 4 264.8 292.7 4 557.5 2 979.0 7 536.5 60.5 6.4 56.6
Q4 4 259.3 280.7 4 540.1 2 987.9 7 527.9 60.3 6.2 56.6
2016 Q1 4 262.2 272.8 4 534.9 2 980.6 7 515.6 60.3 6.0 56.7
Q2 4 342.7 234.1 4 576.8 2 931.0 7 507.8 61.0 5.1 57.8
Q3 4 390.7 226.5 4 617.2 2 890.0 7 507.1 61.5 4.9 58.5
Q4 4 411.0 205.0 4 616.0 2 883.7 7 499.6 61.5 4.4 58.8
2017 Q1 4 367.9 206.8 4 574.7 2 909.3 7 484.0 61.1 4.5 58.4
Q2 4 419.6 196.4 4 615.9 2 849.1 7 465.0 61.8 4.3 59.2
Q3 4 450.7 188.5 4 639.2 2 812.9 7 452.1 62.3 4.1 59.7
Q4 4 447.4 175.2 4 622.6 2 817.7 7 440.3 62.1 3.8 59.8
2018 Q1 4 435.2 177.9 4 613.1 2 823.3 7 436.4 62.0 3.9 59.6
Q2 4 474.6 165.1 4 639.7 2 796.4 7 436.2 62.4 3.6 60.2
Q3 4 486.8 178.2 4 665.0 2 766.7 7 431.8 62.8 3.8 60.4
Q4 4 481.3 167.2 4 648.5 2 775.8 7 424.3 62.6 3.6 60.4
2019 Q1 4 497.1 165.7 4 662.8 2 757.3 7 420.0 62.8 3.6 60.6
Q2 4 510.9 155.5 4 666.3 2 755.0 7 421.3 62.9 3.3 60.8
Q3
Q4
Of which:
male
2006 Q1 2 104.0 173.7 2 277.6 1 408.6 3 686.3 61.8 7.6 57.1
Q2 2 147.8 158.0 2 305.8 1 379.7 3 685.5 62.6 6.9 58.3
Q3 2 151.2 161.6 2 312.8 1 372.0 3 684.8 62.8 7.0 58.4
Q4 2 151.6 164.6 2 316.1 1 368.0 3 684.1 62.9 7.1 58.4
2007 Q1 2 117.6 170.5 2 288.1 1 395.3 3 683.4 62.1 7.5 57.5
Q2 2 141.0 157.5 2 298.5 1 384.2 3 682.7 62.4 6.9 58.1
Q3 2 147.6 155.5 2 303.1 1 378.9 3 682.0 62.5 6.8 58.3
Q4 2 110.9 170.5 2 281.4 1 399.9 3 681.3 62.0 7.5 57.3
2008 Q1 2 075.8 172.3 2 248.1 1 432.5 3 680.6 61.1 7.7 56.4
Q2 2 099.4 168.3 2 267.7 1 412.2 3 679.9 61.6 7.4 57.1
Q3 2 121.3 170.8 2 292.1 1 387.1 3 679.2 62.3 7.5 57.7
Q4 2 078.0 183.3 2 261.3 1 417.2 3 678.5 61.5 8.1 56.5
2009 Q1 2 014.0 225.4 2 239.4 1 438.4 3 677.8 60.9 10.1 54.8
Q2 2 039.6 224.0 2 263.6 1 413.4 3 677.1 61.6 9.9 55.5
Q3 2 027.9 238.9 2 266.8 1 409.5 3 676.3 61.7 10.5 55.2
Q4 2 018.7 239.3 2 258.0 1 417.6 3 675.6 61.4 10.6 54.9
2010 Q1 1 952.2 283.0 2 235.2 1 439.8 3 674.9 60.8 12.7 53.1
Q2 1 988.8 266.9 2 255.7 1 418.5 3 674.2 61.4 11.8 54.1
Q3 2 019.4 248.9 2 268.4 1 405.2 3 673.5 61.7 11.0 55.0
Q4 2 009.8 248.2 2 257.9 1 414.9 3 672.8 61.5 11.0 54.7
2011 Q1 1 969.1 275.2 2 244.3 1 427.8 3 672.1 61.1 12.3 53.6
Q2 2 022.4 245.1 2 267.6 1 403.9 3 671.4 61.8 10.8 55.1
Q3 2 050.9 243.3 2 294.1 1 376.6 3 670.7 62.5 10.6 55.9
Q4 2 041.5 242.6 2 284.1 1 389.1 3 673.2 62.2 10.6 55.6
2012 Q1 1 998.7 280.5 2 279.2 1 399.5 3 678.7 62.0 12.3 54.3
Q2 2 042.4 266.3 2 308.7 1 367.9 3 676.6 62.8 11.5 55.6
Q3 2 077.9 250.5 2 328.4 1 347.0 3 675.4 63.4 10.8 56.5
Q4 2 076.4 251.0 2 327.4 1 347.2 3 674.6 63.3 10.8 56.5
2013 Q1 2 012.7 282.4 2 295.1 1 377.4 3 672.6 62.5 12.3 54.8
Q2 2 106.5 235.7 2 342.3 1 326.6 3 668.9 63.8 10.1 57.4
Q3 2 143.4 228.6 2 372.1 1 294.0 3 666.0 64.7 9.6 58.5
Q4 2 152.2 210.3 2 362.5 1 300.7 3 663.2 64.5 8.9 58.8
2014 Q1 2 184.9 192.0 2 376.9 1 282.7 3 659.6 65.0 8.1 59.7
Q2 2 206.9 191.5 2 398.4 1 256.9 3 655.3 65.6 8.0 60.4
Q3 2 252.2 172.5 2 424.7 1 227.4 3 652.0 66.4 7.1 61.7
Q4 2 238.0 171.0 2 408.9 1 239.5 3 648.4 66.0 7.1 61.3
2015 Q1 2 220.5 186.3 2 406.8 1 237.1 3 644.0 66.1 7.7 60.9
Q2 2 277.7 163.5 2 441.2 1 200.1 3 641.3 67.0 6.7 62.6
Q3 2 318.5 151.8 2 470.2 1 171.1 3 641.3 67.8 6.1 63.7
Q4 2 317.2 146.1 2 463.3 1 175.2 3 638.5 67.7 5.9 63.7
2016 Q1 2 314.0 147.0 2 461.1 1 172.7 3 633.8 67.7 6.0 63.7
Q2 2 359.0 131.4 2 490.4 1 140.9 3 631.4 68.6 5.3 65.0
Q3 2 384.1 121.6 2 505.8 1 126.8 3 632.6 69.0 4.9 65.6
Q4 2 392.8 109.9 2 502.7 1 127.3 3 630.1 68.9 4.4 65.9
2017 Q1 2 377.6 108.9 2 486.4 1 136.4 3 622.9 68.6 4.4 65.6
Q2 2 417.6 100.1 2 517.6 1 096.5 3 614.1 69.7 4.0 66.9
Q3 2 437.1 90.9 2 528.1 1 080.8 3 608.9 70.1 3.6 67.5
Q4 2 437.0 83.0 2 520.0 1 084.3 3 604.3 69.9 3.3 67.6
2018 Q1 2 427.1 88.3 2 515.5 1 088.7 3 604.2 69.8 3.5 67.3
Q2 2 443.1 88.2 2 531.3 1 074.8 3 606.1 70.2 3.5 67.7
Q3 2 458.1 85.7 2 543.8 1 061.8 3 605.6 70.6 3.4 68.2
Q4 2 456.6 90.2 2 546.8 1 056.5 3 603.3 70.7 3.5 68.2
2019 Q1 2 472.8 89.9 2 562.6 1 040.1 3 602.8 71.1 3.5 68.6
Q2 2 472.1 87.9 2 560.0 1 046.4 3 606.4 71.0 3.4 68.5
Q3
Q4
female
2006 Q1 1 789.4 152.0 1 941.4 2 094.6 4 036.0 48.1 7.8 44.3
Q2 1 789.4 148.7 1 938.2 2 095.2 4 033.3 48.1 7.7 44.4
Q3 1 789.6 159.9 1 949.5 2 081.1 4 030.6 48.4 8.2 44.4
Q4 1 790.7 154.5 1 945.2 2 082.7 4 027.9 48.3 7.9 44.5
2007 Q1 1 773.3 147.1 1 920.4 2 104.8 4 025.2 47.7 7.7 44.1
Q2 1 775.1 138.9 1 914.1 2 108.4 4 022.5 47.6 7.3 44.1
Q3 1 775.0 151.2 1 926.2 2 093.6 4 019.8 47.9 7.9 44.2
Q4 1 767.4 157.1 1 924.5 2 092.6 4 017.1 47.9 8.2 44.0
2008 Q1 1 738.0 157.9 1 895.9 2 118.5 4 014.4 47.2 8.3 43.3
Q2 1 743.2 147.2 1 890.5 2 121.2 4 011.7 47.1 7.8 43.5
Q3 1 769.8 152.2 1 922.0 2 087.0 4 009.0 47.9 7.9 44.1
Q4 1 767.8 153.3 1 921.0 2 085.3 4 006.3 48.0 8.0 44.1
2009 Q1 1 719.3 178.9 1 898.2 2 105.4 4 003.6 47.4 9.4 42.9
Q2 1 724.4 176.7 1 901.2 2 099.7 4 000.9 47.5 9.3 43.1
Q3 1 720.6 192.4 1 913.0 2 085.2 3 998.2 47.8 10.1 43.0
Q4 1 726.8 195.6 1 922.4 2 073.1 3 995.5 48.1 10.2 43.2
2010 Q1 1 726.6 211.0 1 937.6 2 055.2 3 992.8 48.5 10.9 43.2
Q2 1 740.1 203.8 1 943.9 2 046.2 3 990.1 48.7 10.5 43.6
Q3 1 751.7 209.8 1 961.5 2 025.9 3 987.4 49.2 10.7 43.9
Q4 1 741.0 206.1 1 947.1 2 037.7 3 984.7 48.9 10.6 43.7
2011 Q1 1 716.2 217.6 1 933.9 2 048.2 3 982.1 48.6 11.3 43.1
Q2 1 736.7 214.4 1 951.2 2 028.2 3 979.4 49.0 11.0 43.6
Q3 1 747.7 213.2 1 960.8 2 015.8 3 976.6 49.3 10.9 43.9
Q4 1 751.4 212.6 1 964.0 2 007.7 3 971.7 49.5 10.8 44.1
2012 Q1 1 736.5 226.0 1 962.5 2 002.2 3 964.8 49.5 11.5 43.8
Q2 1 779.1 206.0 1 985.1 1 975.8 3 960.9 50.1 10.4 44.9
Q3 1 809.5 204.0 2 013.5 1 944.2 3 957.6 50.9 10.1 45.7
Q4 1 788.4 208.4 1 996.8 1 957.8 3 954.6 50.5 10.4 45.2
2013 Q1 1 759.7 213.0 1 972.7 1 977.6 3 950.3 49.9 10.8 44.5
Q2 1 782.2 204.9 1 987.1 1 957.4 3 944.5 50.4 10.3 45.2
Q3 1 796.9 200.9 1 997.8 1 941.5 3 939.3 50.7 10.1 45.6
Q4 1 817.3 188.3 2 005.6 1 928.5 3 934.1 51.0 9.4 46.2
2014 Q1 1 852.9 172.1 2 025.0 1 903.2 3 928.3 51.6 8.5 47.2
Q2 1 868.3 167.8 2 036.1 1 886.1 3 922.1 51.9 8.2 47.6
Q3 1 896.5 159.0 2 055.4 1 861.1 3 916.6 52.5 7.7 48.4
Q4 1 903.8 147.5 2 051.2 1 859.4 3 910.7 52.5 7.2 48.7
2015 Q1 1 896.6 161.3 2 057.9 1 846.0 3 903.9 52.7 7.8 48.6
Q2 1 923.0 146.9 2 069.9 1 828.4 3 898.2 53.1 7.1 49.3
Q3 1 946.4 140.9 2 087.2 1 807.9 3 895.1 53.6 6.7 50.0
Q4 1 942.1 134.6 2 076.7 1 812.7 3 889.4 53.4 6.5 49.9
2016 Q1 1 948.1 125.8 2 073.9 1 807.9 3 881.7 53.4 6.1 50.2
Q2 1 983.7 102.6 2 086.4 1 790.0 3 876.4 53.8 4.9 51.2
Q3 2 006.5 104.8 2 111.4 1 763.2 3 874.6 54.5 5.0 51.8
Q4 2 018.2 95.0 2 113.2 1 756.3 3 869.6 54.6 4.5 52.2
2017 Q1 1 990.4 97.9 2 088.3 1 772.9 3 861.2 54.1 4.7 51.5
Q2 2 002.0 96.3 2 098.3 1 752.6 3 850.9 54.5 4.6 52.0
Q3 2 013.5 97.6 2 111.1 1 732.1 3 843.2 54.9 4.6 52.4
Q4 2 010.4 92.2 2 102.6 1 733.4 3 836.0 54.8 4.4 52.4
2018 Q1 2 008.0 89.6 2 097.6 1 734.6 3 832.2 54.7 4.3 52.4
Q2 2 031.5 77.0 2 108.5 1 721.6 3 830.1 55.1 3.7 53.0
Q3 2 028.7 92.5 2 121.3 1 704.9 3 826.1 55.4 4.4 53.0
Q4 2 024.7 77.0 2 101.7 1 719.3 3 821.0 55.0 3.7 53.0
2019 Q1 2 024.3 75.8 2 100.1 1 717.1 3 817.3 55.0 3.6 53.0
Q2 2 038.7 67.6 2 106.3 1 708.6 3 814.9 55.2 3.2 53.4
Q3
Q4
*Source: labour force survey, HCSO. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011