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
2019 2020 2020–2019
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 69.9 70.0 70.3 70.3 69.7 68.7 -0.2 -1.3
Age groups
15–19 6.1 6.4 6.8 5.9 5.0 4.1 -1.1 -2.3
20–24 47.8 47.6 49.4 48.8 49.5 46.1 1.7 -1.4
25–29 77.8 77.8 77.7 77.8 76.5 74.9 -1.3 -2.8
30–34 80.4 81.6 81.6 79.9 77.6 75.6 -2.7 -6.0
35–39 82.9 83.4 83.8 83.6 82.0 81.2 -0.9 -2.2
40–44 88.5 88.1 87.4 87.5 86.6 84.6 -1.9 -3.6
45–49 88.7 88.2 89.2 89.2 87.7 87.4 -1.1 -0.8
50–54 86.3 86.5 84.7 85.9 85.7 85.6 -0.7 -0.9
55–59 73.6 74.0 75.1 74.7 75.9 73.9 2.3 -0.1
60–64 41.6 40.9 41.3 43.0 43.1 45.4 1.5 4.5
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 39.0 39.6 39.7 39.4 37.8 35.6 -1.2 -4.0
vocational and apprentice school 78.6 78.6 79.4 79.7 78.8 76.8 0.2 -1.9
grammar and other secondary school 71.7 71.7 71.7 71.7 72.0 70.2 0.3 -1.5
college and university 85.5 85.8 84.8 84.9 85.1 84.8 -0.3 -1.0
Region of residence
Budapest 73.8 73.3 74.3 74.7 74.3 73.5 0.5 0.3
Pest 71.4 71.4 72.1 73.0 72.3 71.2 0.9 -0.3
Central Transdanubia 71.8 72.0 72.0 71.4 71.1 70.4 -0.7 -1.6
Western Transdanubia 72.8 74.2 74.1 74.2 73.7 71.5 1.0 -2.7
Southern Transdanubia 65.6 65.5 65.7 64.6 62.5 64.2 -3.1 -1.3
Northern Hungary 65.4 65.8 66.3 66.9 65.5 64.9 0.1 -0.9
Northern Great Plain 66.4 66.8 66.3 66.1 65.2 64.4 -1.2 -2.4
Southern Great Plain 70.0 69.4 69.4 69.3 69.7 66.8 -0.3 -2.7
*Source: labour force survey. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011