2.1.1.2. Changes in the employment rate of the population aged 15–64*

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Denomination Employment rate Change of rate compared to a year before
2018 2019 2019–2018
J–M A–Ju Jl–S O–D J–M A–Ju Jl–S O–D J–M A–Ju Jl–S O–D
% percentage point
Employment rate 68.7 69.3 69.5 69.5 69.9 70.0 1.2 0.7
Age groups
15–19 5.1 5.4 6.5 6.3 6.1 6.4 1.1 1.0
20–24 47.4 49.0 50.0 50.4 47.8 47.6 0.4 -1.4
25–29 77.6 78.3 77.0 77.3 77.8 77.8 0.1 -0.5
30–34 78.6 80.0 79.5 79.4 80.4 81.6 1.8 1.6
35–39 83.4 83.2 83.1 82.8 82.9 83.4 -0.6 0.2
40–44 87.7 88.8 88.5 87.3 88.5 88.1 0.8 -0.6
45–49 88.6 89.0 88.8 88.1 88.7 88.2 0.1 -0.9
50–54 84.9 85.6 85.5 85.9 86.3 86.5 1.4 1.0
55–59 74.2 73.7 74.3 73.9 73.6 74.0 -0.5 0.3
60–64 36.8 36.9 38.8 40.4 41.6 40.9 4.8 4.1
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 38.4 39.3 40.0 39.9 39.0 39.6 0.6 0.2
vocational and apprentice school 76.8 78.1 78.1 77.9 78.6 78.6 1.8 0.5
grammar and other secondary school 70.2 71.0 70.7 70.8 71.7 71.7 1.4 0.8
college and university 85.4 85.1 84.5 85.2 85.5 85.8 0.1 0.7
Region of residence
Budapest 72.7 73.3 73.2 73.1 73.8 73.3 1.1 0.0
Pest 71.2 70.2 69.9 71.1 71.4 71.4 0.2 1.3
Central Transdanubia 70.4 70.8 71.6 70.6 71.8 72.0 1.4 1.1
Western Transdanubia 73.5 73.6 72.4 72.6 72.8 74.2 -0.7 0.6
Southern Transdanubia 62.3 64.7 66.0 65.0 65.6 65.5 3.3 0.7
Northern Hungary 64.1 65.6 66.4 66.1 65.4 65.8 1.2 0.2
Northern Great Plain 65.1 66.0 66.1 66.2 66.4 66.8 1.3 0.8
Southern Great Plain 67.8 68.4 69.3 69.7 70.0 69.4 2.2 1.0
*Source: labour force survey. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011