2.1.2.2. Economic activity of population aged 15–64 by sex*

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Period, quarters Employed Unemployed Economically active Economically inactive Population aged 15–64 Activity rate Unemployment rate Employment rate
persons, thousands %
Total
2006 Q1 3 871.0 325.3 4 196.2 2 617.8 6 814.0 61.6 7.8 56.8
Q2 3 913.0 306.2 4 219.2 2 590.3 6 809.6 62.0 7.3 57.5
Q3 3 916.2 321.3 4 237.5 2 567.6 6 805.1 62.3 7.6 57.5
Q4 3 916.1 318.9 4 235.0 2 565.6 6 800.6 62.3 7.5 57.6
2007 Q1 3 861.4 317.4 4 178.8 2 617.3 6 796.1 61.5 7.6 56.8
Q2 3 886.3 296.3 4 182.6 2 609.1 6 791.7 61.6 7.1 57.2
Q3 3 893.9 306.6 4 200.5 2 586.7 6 787.2 61.9 7.3 57.4
Q4 3 848.3 327.2 4 175.5 2 607.2 6 782.7 61.6 7.8 56.7
2008 Q1 3 786.7 330.1 4 116.8 2 661.5 6 778.3 60.7 8.0 55.9
Q2 3 811.7 315.2 4 127.0 2 646.9 6 773.9 60.9 7.6 56.3
Q3 3 857.6 322.4 4 180.0 2 589.4 6 769.4 61.7 7.7 57.0
Q4 3 816.1 336.0 4 152.2 2 612.8 6 765.0 61.4 8.1 56.4
2009 Q1 3 705.1 404.2 4 109.3 2 651.2 6 760.5 60.8 9.8 54.8
Q2 3 732.9 400.5 4 133.4 2 622.6 6 756.1 61.2 9.7 55.3
Q3 3 717.7 430.5 4 148.2 2 603.4 6 751.6 61.4 10.4 55.1
Q4 3 713.7 434.6 4 148.4 2 598.8 6 747.1 61.5 10.5 55.0
2010 Q1 3 647.9 494.0 4 141.9 2 600.8 6 742.7 61.4 11.9 54.1
Q2 3 698.1 470.6 4 168.7 2 569.5 6 738.2 61.9 11.3 54.9
Q3 3 739.3 458.5 4 197.8 2 536.0 6 733.8 62.3 10.9 55.5
Q4 3 719.9 453.9 4 173.8 2 555.6 6 729.4 62.0 10.9 55.3
2011 Q1 3 653.4 492.6 4 145.9 2 579.0 6 724.9 61.7 11.9 54.3
Q2 3 725.7 459.5 4 185.1 2 535.3 6 720.5 62.3 11.0 55.4
Q3 3 761.6 456.3 4 217.9 2 498.1 6 716.0 62.8 10.8 56.0
Q4 3 756.2 454.7 4 210.9 2 501.8 6 712.7 62.7 10.8 56.0
2012 Q1 3 700.4 505.6 4 206.0 2 503.1 6 709.1 62.7 12.0 55.2
Q2 3 786.1 470.9 4 257.0 2 441.8 6 698.7 63.5 11.1 56.5
Q3 3 853.6 453.5 4 307.1 2 381.9 6 689.0 64.4 10.5 57.6
Q4 3 830.8 458.7 4 289.6 2 390.2 6 679.7 64.2 10.7 57.4
2013 Q1 3 742.0 494.2 4 236.2 2 432.0 6 668.2 63.5 11.7 56.1
Q2 3 855.6 439.7 4 295.3 2 358.4 6 653.7 64.6 10.2 57.9
Q3 3 907.5 429.0 4 336.5 2 303.1 6 639.6 65.3 9.9 58.9
Q4 3 934.9 398.1 4 333.0 2 292.8 6 625.7 65.4 9.2 59.4
2014 Q1 4 007.8 363.8 4 371.7 2 239.1 6 610.8 66.1 8.3 60.6
Q2 4 044.3 358.5 4 402.9 2 192.3 6 595.1 66.8 8.1 61.3
Q3 4 117.3 330.6 4 448.0 2 132.3 6 580.2 67.6 7.4 62.6
Q4 4 110.2 317.6 4 427.9 2 137.0 6 564.9 67.4 7.2 62.6
2015 Q1 4 086.5 347.1 4 433.6 2 114.9 6 548.4 67.7 7.8 62.4
Q2 4 167.2 309.2 4 476.4 2 058.8 6 535.2 68.5 6.9 63.8
Q3 4 228.1 291.8 4 519.9 2 006.3 6 526.2 69.3 6.5 64.8
Q4 4 221.3 279.8 4 501.1 2 010.7 6 511.8 69.1 6.2 64.8
2016 Q1 4 224.6 272.3 4 496.8 1 997.2 6 494.1 69.2 6.1 65.1
Q2 4 304.5 233.3 4 537.8 1 943.3 6 481.1 70.0 5.1 66.4
Q3 4 345.7 225.6 4 571.3 1 903.5 6 474.7 70.6 4.9 67.1
Q4 4 362.7 204.3 4 567.0 1 894.7 6 461.7 70.7 4.5 67.5
2017 Q1 4 322.6 206.3 4 528.9 1 913.6 6 442.5 70.3 4.6 67.1
Q2 4 370.9 196.3 4 567.1 1 854.8 6 422.0 71.1 4.3 68.1
Q3 4 402.4 188.2 4 590.6 1 815.1 6 405.7 71.7 4.1 68.7
Q4 4 397.7 175.2 4 572.9 1 817.7 6 390.6 71.6 3.8 68.8
2018 Q1 4 382.3 177.6 4 560.0 1 823.4 6 383.4 71.4 3.9 68.7
Q2 4 418.3 164.9 4 583.2 1 794.5 6 377.7 71.9 3.6 69.3
Q3 4 425.6 177.7 4 603.3 1 762.2 6 365.6 72.3 3.9 69.5
Q4 4 416.4 166.8 4 583.1 1 768.1 6 351.2 72.2 3.6 69.5
2019 Q1 4 430.0 164.9 4 595.0 1 745.5 6 340.4 72.5 3.6 69.9
Q2 4 433.8 154.8 4 588.6 1 745.4 6 334.0 72.4 3.4 70.0
Q3
Q4
Of which:
male
2006 Q1 2 089.4 173.4 2 262.8 1 059.4 3 322.2 68.1 7.7 62.9
Q2 2 132.4 157.6 2 290.0 1 030.9 3 320.9 69.0 6.9 64.2
Q3 2 136.1 161.4 2 297.5 1 022.0 3 319.6 69.2 7.0 64.3
Q4 2 134.9 164.6 2 299.5 1 018.7 3 318.2 69.3 7.2 64.3
2007 Q1 2 099.3 170.3 2 269.5 1 047.4 3 316.9 68.4 7.5 63.3
Q2 2 123.3 157.4 2 280.6 1 034.9 3 315.6 68.8 6.9 64.0
Q3 2 131.3 155.5 2 286.8 1 027.4 3 314.2 69.0 6.8 64.3
Q4 2 093.9 170.5 2 264.4 1 048.5 3 312.9 68.4 7.5 63.2
2008 Q1 2 059.3 172.3 2 231.6 1 079.9 3 311.6 67.4 7.7 62.2
Q2 2 080.9 168.2 2 249.1 1 061.1 3 310.2 67.9 7.5 62.9
Q3 2 101.9 170.8 2 272.7 1 036.2 3 308.9 68.7 7.5 63.5
Q4 2 061.3 183.0 2 244.3 1 063.3 3 307.6 67.9 8.2 62.3
2009 Q1 1 997.6 225.4 2 222.9 1 083.3 3 306.2 67.2 10.1 60.4
Q2 2 021.4 224.0 2 245.3 1 059.6 3 304.9 67.9 10.0 61.2
Q3 2 008.3 238.9 2 247.2 1 056.4 3 303.6 68.0 10.6 60.8
Q4 1 998.7 239.3 2 238.0 1 064.2 3 302.2 67.8 10.7 60.5
2010 Q1 1 934.4 283.0 2 217.4 1 083.6 3 300.9 67.2 12.8 58.6
Q2 1 971.5 266.8 2 238.4 1 061.2 3 299.6 67.8 11.9 59.8
Q3 2 001.9 248.7 2 250.6 1 047.7 3 298.3 68.2 11.1 60.7
Q4 1 992.2 247.9 2 240.1 1 056.9 3 296.9 67.9 11.1 60.4
2011 Q1 1 950.3 275.0 2 225.3 1 070.3 3 295.6 67.5 12.4 59.2
Q2 2 003.3 245.1 2 248.4 1 045.8 3 294.3 68.3 10.9 60.8
Q3 2 029.6 243.2 2 272.8 1 020.1 3 292.9 69.0 10.7 61.6
Q4 2 020.0 242.5 2 262.5 1 032.2 3 294.7 68.7 10.7 61.3
2012 Q1 1 977.9 280.1 2 258.0 1 040.5 3 298.5 68.5 12.4 60.0
Q2 2 021.3 265.9 2 287.1 1 006.9 3 294.0 69.4 11.6 61.4
Q3 2 058.6 250.3 2 308.9 981.2 3 290.0 70.2 10.8 62.6
Q4 2 057.0 251.0 2 308.1 978.2 3 286.3 70.2 10.9 62.6
2013 Q1 1 995.2 282.1 2 277.3 1 004.1 3 281.4 69.4 12.4 60.8
Q2 2 087.4 235.6 2 323.0 952.0 3 275.0 70.9 10.1 63.7
Q3 2 124.2 228.3 2 352.5 916.5 3 269.0 72.0 9.7 65.0
Q4 2 131.1 210.1 2 341.2 921.9 3 263.1 71.7 9.0 65.3
2014 Q1 2 167.0 192.0 2 359.0 897.7 3 256.7 72.4 8.1 66.5
Q2 2 188.4 190.8 2 379.2 870.5 3 249.8 73.2 8.0 67.3
Q3 2 234.4 172.1 2 406.5 836.9 3 243.4 74.2 7.2 68.9
Q4 2 221.0 170.5 2 391.6 845.2 3 236.8 73.9 7.1 68.6
2015 Q1 2 204.5 185.8 2 390.3 839.5 3 229.8 74.0 7.8 68.3
Q2 2 260.8 162.7 2 423.4 801.2 3 224.6 75.2 6.7 70.1
Q3 2 297.3 151.0 2 448.2 773.3 3 221.6 76.0 6.2 71.3
Q4 2 294.8 145.6 2 440.4 775.3 3 215.6 75.9 6.0 71.4
2016 Q1 2 292.5 146.7 2 439.3 769.2 3 208.4 76.0 6.0 71.5
Q2 2 336.0 131.1 2 467.1 736.7 3 203.8 77.0 5.3 72.9
Q3 2 356.3 121.6 2 477.9 724.6 3 202.5 77.4 4.9 73.6
Q4 2 364.6 109.9 2 474.5 723.1 3 197.6 77.4 4.4 73.9
2017 Q1 2 352.5 108.7 2 461.2 727.8 3 189.0 77.2 4.4 73.8
Q2 2 389.3 100.1 2 489.4 690.3 3 179.7 78.3 4.0 75.1
Q3 2 408.6 90.8 2 499.4 673.3 3 172.7 78.8 3.6 75.9
Q4 2 408.5 83.0 2 491.5 674.9 3 166.4 78.7 3.3 76.1
2018 Q1 2 398.8 88.3 2 487.1 677.8 3 164.9 78.6 3.6 75.8
Q2 2 409.7 88.1 2 497.9 666.5 3 164.4 78.9 3.5 76.2
Q3 2 422.2 85.6 2 507.8 652.6 3 160.4 79.3 3.4 76.6
Q4 2 415.5 90.0 2 505.5 649.5 3 155.0 79.4 3.6 76.6
2019 Q1 2 434.2 89.6 2 523.8 628.0 3 151.8 80.1 3.5 77.2
Q2 2 428.7 87.3 2 516.0 635.9 3 152.0 79.8 3.5 77.1
Q3
Q4
female
2006 Q1 1 781.5 151.9 1 933.4 1 558.4 3 491.8 55.4 7.9 51.0
Q2 1 780.6 148.6 1 929.3 1 559.4 3 488.6 55.3 7.7 51.0
Q3 1 780.1 159.9 1 940.0 1 545.5 3 485.5 55.7 8.2 51.1
Q4 1 781.2 154.3 1 935.5 1 546.8 3 482.4 55.6 8.0 51.1
2007 Q1 1 762.2 147.1 1 909.3 1 570.0 3 479.3 54.9 7.7 50.6
Q2 1 763.1 138.9 1 902.0 1 574.1 3 476.1 54.7 7.3 50.7
Q3 1 762.6 151.1 1 913.7 1 559.3 3 473.0 55.1 7.9 50.8
Q4 1 754.4 156.7 1 911.1 1 558.7 3 469.9 55.1 8.2 50.6
2008 Q1 1 727.4 157.8 1 885.1 1 581.6 3 466.7 54.4 8.4 49.8
Q2 1 730.8 147.1 1 877.9 1 585.7 3 463.6 54.2 7.8 50.0
Q3 1 755.7 151.6 1 907.3 1 553.2 3 460.5 55.1 7.9 50.7
Q4 1 754.8 153.0 1 907.8 1 549.5 3 457.4 55.2 8.0 50.8
2009 Q1 1 707.5 178.9 1 886.4 1 567.9 3 454.2 54.6 9.5 49.4
Q2 1 711.6 176.5 1 888.1 1 563.0 3 451.1 54.7 9.3 49.6
Q3 1 709.4 191.6 1 901.0 1 547.0 3 448.0 55.1 10.1 49.6
Q4 1 715.0 195.3 1 910.3 1 534.5 3 444.9 55.5 10.2 49.8
2010 Q1 1 713.6 211.0 1 924.6 1 517.2 3 441.8 55.9 11.0 49.8
Q2 1 726.6 203.8 1 930.3 1 508.3 3 438.6 56.1 10.6 50.2
Q3 1 737.5 209.8 1 947.2 1 488.3 3 435.5 56.7 10.8 50.6
Q4 1 727.7 206.0 1 933.7 1 498.7 3 432.4 56.3 10.7 50.3
2011 Q1 1 703.1 217.5 1 920.6 1 508.7 3 429.3 56.0 11.3 49.7
Q2 1 722.3 214.3 1 936.7 1 489.5 3 426.2 56.5 11.1 50.3
Q3 1 732.0 213.1 1 945.1 1 478.0 3 423.0 56.8 11.0 50.6
Q4 1 736.3 212.2 1 948.4 1 469.6 3 418.0 57.0 10.9 50.8
2012 Q1 1 722.5 225.5 1 948.0 1 462.5 3 410.6 57.1 11.6 50.5
Q2 1 764.8 205.0 1 969.9 1 434.9 3 404.7 57.9 10.4 51.8
Q3 1 795.1 203.2 1 998.3 1 400.7 3 399.0 58.8 10.2 52.8
Q4 1 773.8 207.7 1 981.5 1 411.9 3 393.4 58.4 10.5 52.3
2013 Q1 1 746.7 212.2 1 958.9 1 428.0 3 386.8 57.8 10.8 51.6
Q2 1 768.2 204.1 1 972.3 1 406.4 3 378.7 58.4 10.3 52.3
Q3 1 783.3 200.6 1 984.0 1 386.6 3 370.6 58.9 10.1 52.9
Q4 1 803.8 188.0 1 991.8 1 370.9 3 362.6 59.2 9.4 53.6
2014 Q1 1 840.8 171.9 2 012.7 1 341.4 3 354.1 60.0 8.5 54.9
Q2 1 856.0 167.7 2 023.6 1 321.7 3 345.3 60.5 8.3 55.5
Q3 1 882.9 158.5 2 041.4 1 295.4 3 336.8 61.2 7.8 56.4
Q4 1 889.2 147.1 2 036.3 1 291.8 3 328.1 61.2 7.2 56.8
2015 Q1 1 882.0 161.3 2 043.3 1 275.3 3 318.6 61.6 7.9 56.7
Q2 1 906.5 146.5 2 053.0 1 257.6 3 310.5 62.0 7.1 57.6
Q3 1 930.9 140.8 2 071.7 1 232.9 3 304.7 62.7 6.8 58.4
Q4 1 926.5 134.2 2 060.7 1 235.5 3 296.2 62.5 6.5 58.4
2016 Q1 1 932.1 125.5 2 057.6 1 228.0 3 285.6 62.6 6.1 58.8
Q2 1 968.5 102.2 2 070.7 1 206.6 3 277.3 63.2 4.9 60.1
Q3 1 989.4 104.0 2 093.3 1 178.8 3 272.2 64.0 5.0 60.8
Q4 1 998.1 94.4 2 092.5 1 171.5 3 264.1 64.1 4.5 61.2
2017 Q1 1 970.1 97.6 2 067.7 1 185.7 3 253.5 63.6 4.7 60.6
Q2 1 981.6 96.2 2 077.8 1 164.5 3 242.3 64.1 4.6 61.1
Q3 1 993.8 97.4 2 091.2 1 141.8 3 233.0 64.7 4.7 61.7
Q4 1 989.2 92.2 2 081.4 1 142.8 3 224.2 64.6 4.4 61.7
2018 Q1 1 983.6 89.3 2 072.9 1 145.6 3 218.5 64.4 4.3 61.6
Q2 2 008.5 76.8 2 085.3 1 128.0 3 213.3 64.9 3.7 62.5
Q3 2 003.4 92.1 2 095.5 1 109.6 3 205.2 65.4 4.4 62.5
Q4 2 000.9 76.8 2 077.7 1 118.5 3 196.2 65.0 3.7 62.6
2019 Q1 1 995.8 75.3 2 071.1 1 117.5 3 188.6 65.0 3.6 62.6
Q2 2 005.1 67.5 2 072.6 1 109.5 3 182.1 65.1 3.3 63.0
Q3
Q4
*Source: labour force survey, HCSO. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011