Hungary: Economic and Financial Data

Date of last update: 19 September 2014

This page is updated whenever new data are released.

The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund’s Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Hungary has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page.

Unless otherwise indicated, data are preliminary when first released and are not seasonally adjusted.

Comma (,) represents decimal point delimiter.

Figures may not sum due to rounding.

Acronyms used: HUF – Hungarian Forint; BUX – Budapest Stock Exchange Index

Real Sector

SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info
Period of latest data Latest data Data for previous period % change from same period last year
National accounts www.ksh.hu/stadat
* GDP at current market prices HUF billion Q2/14 7 619,2 6 886,7
** Household final consumption expenditure HUF billion Q2/14 3 850,6 3 682,6
** Social transfer in kind from government HUF billion Q2/14 795,4 758,1
** Social transfer in kind from NPISHs HUF billion Q2/14 134,7 125,7
** Actual final consumption of households HUF billion Q2/14 4 780,7 4 566,3
** Actual final consumption of government HUF billion Q2/14 759,1 747,9
** Actual final consumption, total HUF billion Q2/14 5 539,9 5 314,3
** Gross fixed capital formation HUF billion Q2/14 1 479,9 969,9
** Exports HUF billion Q2/14 7 461,3 7 209,5
** Imports HUF billion Q2/14 6 837,7 6 635,7
** External balance of goods and services HUF billion Q2/14 623,6 573,7
** Changes in inventories HUF billion Q2/14 -24,0 28,8
* GDP at constant prices HUF billion at 2005 prices Q2/14 5 626,1 5 176,3 3,9 www.ksh.hu/stadat
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** Household final consumption expenditure HUF billion Q2/14 2 708,4 2 614,1 2,4
** Social transfer in kind from government HUF billion Q2/14 581,2 585,1 -2,4
** Social transfer in kind from NPISHs HUF billion Q2/14 90,3 86,2 1,9
** Actual final consumption of households HUF billion Q2/14 3 383,2 3 287,0 1,6
** Actual final consumption of government HUF billion Q2/14 629,7 611,4 0,4
** Actual final consumption, total HUF billion Q2/14 4 008,8 3 894,4 1,4
** Gross fixed capital formation HUF billion Q2/14 1 133,0 748,9 18,7
** Exports HUF billion Q2/14 6 470,1 6 207,1 6,7
** Imports HUF billion Q2/14 5 805,0 5 560,6 7,3
** External balance of goods and services HUF billion Q2/14 665,2 646,6
** Changes in inventories HUF billion Q2/14 n.a. n.a.
Production index
* Volume of gross industrial output seasonally and working-days adjusted, 2010 monthly average = 100,0 Jul/14 117,7 115,8 12,3 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Labor market
* Employment persons, thousand final May/14- Jul/14 4127,3 4 121,5 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Unemployment persons, thousand final May/14- Jul/14 354,1 358,9 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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% of labor force May/14- Jul/14 7,9 8,0
* Wages/earnings average monthly gross earnings in HUF Jul/14 236 560 237 561 3,0 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Price indices
* Consumer prices December previous year=100,0 final Aug/14 100,6 100,8 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Producer prices December previous year=100,0 final Jul/14 100,5 100,1 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Fiscal Sector

SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info
Period of latest data Latest data Data for previous period % change from same period last year
General government operations Ministry for National Economy
Notes: 2012 Data refers to audited cash based final fiscal accounts data approved by the Parliament and used as working balance for compilation 2013 October EDP Notification. Data are consolidated and include local government data as well. Central government cash balance was -598643 HUF million in 2012 (including the balance of SS Funds -117562 HUF million). Local government cash balance was surplus with 90339 million HUF due to reorganisation roles and responsibilities in public services between central and local level of government and transfers from the central budget for repayment of debt of local governments.
* Total revenues HUF million 2012 13 481 229 12 939 640
* Total expenditures HUF million 2012 13 989 534 14 537 714
* General government surplus/deficit HUF million 2012 -508 305 -1 598 074
* Total financing HUF million 2012 508 305 1 598 074
** Foreign debt financing HUF million 2012 -1 269 376 40 867
** Domestic debt financing HUF million 2012 1 679 474 -615 049
*** Bonds HUF million 2012 894 079 -737 938
*** Treasury bills HUF million 2012 878 400 -39 200
*** Loans HUF million 2012 -93 005 162 089
** Other financing HUF million 2012 98 207 2 172 256
Central government operations Ministry for National Economy
* Total revenues HUF million Jul/2014 1 445 937 1 333 566
* Total expenditures HUF million Jul/2014 1 483 597 1 465 547
* Central government surplus/deficit HUF million Jul/2014 -37 660 -131 981
* Total financing HUF million Jul/2014 37 660 131 981
** Foreign debt financing HUF million Jul/2014 -302 381 4 349
** Domestic debt financing HUF million Jul/2014 240 027 290 376
*** Bonds HUF million Jul/2014 223 661 286 652
*** Treasury bills HUF million Jul/2014 28 410 -4
*** Loans HUF million Jul/2014 -12 044 3 728
** Other financing HUF million Jul/2014 100 014 -162 744
Central government debt http://akk.hu
For daily data please click on:
*** Total domestic currency debt HUF billion Q2/14 14 629,76 13 955,12
- short-term HUF billion Q2/14 3 941,15 4 085,28
- long-term HUF billion Q2/14 10 688,61 9 869,84
**** Loans HUF billion Q2/14 687,65 614,16
**** Government securities HUF billion Q2/14 13 942,11 13 340,97
*** Total foreign currency debt HUF billion Q2/14 10 051,35 10 202,29
- short-term HUF billion Q2/14 0,00 0,00
- long-term HUF billion Q2/14 10 051,35 10 202,29
**** Loans HUF billion Q2/14 3 124,95 3 140,84
**** Government securities HUF billion Q2/14 6 926,39 7 061,45
** Total outstanding debt HUF billion Q2/14 24 681,11 24 157,41
**Mark-to-market deposits placed at AKK HUF billion Q2/14 105,75 98,46
*Grand total central government debt HUF billion Q2/14 24 786,86 24 255,87
** Guaranteed debt HUF billion Q2/14 - 2 433,25 Not available yet for 30/06/2014

Financial Sector

SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info
Period of latest data Latest data Data for previous period % change from same period last year
Analytical accounts of the banking sector Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Monetary aggregates
** M1 HUF billion Jul/14 9 437,2 9 475,1
** M2 HUF billion Jul/14 15 861,8 15 833,6
** M3 HUF billion Jul/14 17 699,3 17 627,3
** Loans to residents HUF billion Jul/14 15 256,1 15 346,9
** Loans to general government HUF billion Jul/14 830,4 837,8
** Loans to other residents HUF billion Jul/14 14 425,7 14 509,1
** Net external assets HUF billion Jul/14 7 181,6 7 124,9
Analytical accounts of the central bank Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Monetary base HUF billion Aug/14 4 328,4 3 986,7
* Loans to general government1 HUF billion Aug/14 0,0 0,0 In the case of the MNB it means only central government.
* Loans to other residents2 HUF billion Aug/14 863,5 833,4
* Net external assets HUF billion Aug/14 11 060,4 10 606,7
Interest rates
* Base rate of the NBH % per annum Jul/14 2,10 2,30 For daily data please click on:
Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Overnight interbank lending rate % per annum Jul/14 1,83 1,74 Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* 1 month interbank lending rate % per annum Jul/14 2,37 2,44
Yields on Treasury bills and Government Bonds Average yield at auctions and subscription
Benchmark yields
Corporate Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Short-term lending rates % per annum Jul/14 4,65 4,70
* Short-term deposit rates % per annum Jul/14 1,83 1,98
Household Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Lending rates % per annum Jul/14 12,76 12,96
* Sight deposit rates % per annum Jul/14 0,54 0,57
Financial soundness indicators http://fsi.imf.org
Stock market index (SPI) BUX
02/01/1991=1000
Jul/14 17521,84 18 605,78 For daily data please click on:
http://www.bse.hu

External Sector

SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info
Period of latest data Latest data Data for previous period % change from same period last year
Balance of payments Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Current account balance EUR million, final Q1/14 1 121,7 491,3
** Exports of goods and services EUR million, final Q1/14 22 714,0 23 066,3
** Imports of goods and services EUR million, final Q1/14 20 725,3 21 409,4
** Primary income, net EUR million, final Q1/14 -587,3 -1 390,1
** Secondary income, net EUR million, final Q1/14 -279,8 224,6
* Capital account, net EUR million, final Q1/14 569,0 1 555,9
* Financial account, net assets EUR million, final Q1/14 1 436,9 1 674,3
**Direct investment, net assets EUR million, final Q1/14 -450,1 -1 857,9
**Portfolio investment, net assets EUR million, final Q1/14 -902,6 -1 406,2
** Financial derivatives (other than reserves), net assets EUR million, final Q1/14 3,7 -185,3
**Other investment, net assets EUR million, final Q1/14 370,5 1 785,3
* Reserve assets EUR million, final Q1/14 2 415,5 3 338,4
International reserves Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Total reserve assets USD million Aug/14 46 834 47 181
**Foreign currency reserves (currency and deposits, and securities) USD million Aug/14 44 926 45 020
** Monetary gold USD million Aug/14 127 128
**SDRs USD million Aug/14 20 20
**Reserve position in the IMF USD million Aug/14 112 113
**Other reserve assets (other claims) USD million Aug/14 1 650 1 899
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity EUR million Aug/14 Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Merchandise trade www.ksh.hu/first_release
www.ksh.hu/stadat
* Total exports USD million, f.o.b. Jul/14 9 827,9 9 564,0 11,7
* Total imports USD million, c.i.f. Jul/14 9 154,0 8 732,4 11,1
International investment position Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Assets EUR million, final Q1/14 235 881,1 232 128,2
** Direct investment EUR million, final Q1/14 174 099,0 172 472,4
** Portfolio investment EUR million, final Q1/14 5 904,1 5 722,7
- equity and investment fund shares EUR million, final Q1/14 4 622,9 4 449,3
- debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 1 281,2 1 273,4
** Financial derivatives EUR million, final Q1/14 2 560,5 2 713,8
** Other investment (assests) EUR million, final Q1/14 17 121,1 17 436,8
- short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 12 437,2 12 708,6
- long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 4 217,3 4 286,2
** Reserve assets EUR million, final Q1/14 36 196,5 33 782,5
* Liabilities EUR million, final Q1/14 316 440,4 315 424,8
** Direct investment EUR million, final Q1/14 217 018,7 215 562,9
** Portfolio investment EUR million, final Q1/14 50 058,9 49 857,8
- equity and investment fund shares EUR million, final Q1/14 7 419,6 8 235,3
- debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 42 639,3 41 622,5
** Financial derivatives EUR million, final Q1/14 3 844,4 3 731,7
** Other investment (liabilities) EUR million, final Q1/14 45 518,4 46 272,3
- short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 14 597,4 14 908,8
- long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 30 890,7 31 334,8
Gross external debt Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Direct investment: Debt instruments EUR million, final Q1/14 55 327,3 55 526,5
** In direct investment enterprises EUR million, final Q1/14 29 813,6 30 284,4
** In direct investor (reverse investment) EUR million, final Q1/14 3 002,9 3 259,8
*** Between fellow enterprises EUR million, final Q1/14 22 510,8 21 982,3
* Other debt EUR million, final Q1/14 88 127,3 87 866,1
** Central bank (S.121) EUR million, final Q1/14 3 099,3 3 068,4
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 1 946,1 1 920,9
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 89,9 108,6
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 1 856,2 983,1
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 829,2
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 1 153,2 1 147,5
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 40,0 38,7
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- SDRs EUR million, final Q1/14 1 113,2 1 108,8
** Other MFIs (S.12T) EUR million, final Q1/14 19 844,7 19 463,3
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 8 360,8 7 936,4
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 7 668,2 6 905,4
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 2,9 3,9
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 663,0 1 000,6
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 1,3 1,5
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 25,4 25,1
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 11 483,9 11 526,8
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 2 176,9 2 278,9
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 2 765,8 2 813,6
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 6 541,2 6 434,4
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
*** Deposit-taking corporations except the central bank (S.122) EUR million, final Q1/14 19 844,7 19 463,3
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 8 360,8 7 936,4
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 7 668,2 6 905,4
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 2,9 3,9
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 663,0 1 000,6
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 1,3 1,5
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 25,4 25,1
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 11 483,9 11 526,8
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 2 176,9 2 278,9
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 2 765,8 2 813,6
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 6 541,2 6 434,4
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
*** Money market funds (S.123) EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
** General government (S.13) EUR million, final Q1/14 48 555,5 48 124,3
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 2 170,2 2 295,7
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 523,5 771,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 341,5 409,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 2,3 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 1 302,9 1 115,7
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 46 385,3 45 828,5
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 35 702,3 35 299,1
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 10 683,0 10 529,4
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- SDRs EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
** Other sectors (S.1P) EUR million, final Q1/14 16 627,8 17 210,2
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 4 503,0 4 513,8
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 0,1 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 820,9 833,5
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 3 493,3 3 509,5
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 188,6 170,8
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 12 124,8 12 696,4
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 1 748,5 1 713,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 10 266,6 10 882,9
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 10,2 10,2
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 99,5 90,2
*** Financial corporations other than MFIs (S.12M) EUR million, final Q1/14 2 300,8 2 327,8
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 415,0 384,6
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 400,0 368,8
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 6,0 5,9
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 9,0 9,9
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 1 885,8 1 943,2
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 25,9 23,4
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 1 811,3 1 879,3
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 48,7 40,4
*** Non-financial corporations, households, and non-profit institutions serving households (S.1V) EUR million, final Q1/14 14 327,0 14 882,5
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q1/14 4 088,0 4 129,2
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 0,1 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 421,0 464,7
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 3 487,3 3 503,6
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 179,6 161,0
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q1/14 10 239,0 10 753,2
- Deposits EUR million, final Q1/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q1/14 1 722,6 1 689,6
- Loans EUR million, final Q1/14 8 455,4 9 003,6
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q1/14 10,2 10,2
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q1/14 50,8 49,8
*Gross external debt EUR million, final Q1/14 143 454,6 143 392,7
** Short term EUR million, final Q1/14 16 980,1 16 666,9
** Long term EUR million, final Q1/14 71 147,2 71 199,3
** Direct investment (intercompany) debt liabilities EUR million, final Q1/14 55 327,3 55 526,5
** Denominated in foreign currencies EUR million, final Q1/14 108 309,8 107 713,2
** Denominated in Forints EUR million, final Q1/14 35 144,8 35 679,5
Exchange rates For daily data please click on:
http://english.mnb.hu
http://arfolyam.iridium.hu/
Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Euro HUF per 1 Euro (monthly average) Aug/14 313,89 309,82
* US Dollar HUF per 1 USD (monthly average) Aug/14 235,63 228,71

Population

SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info
Period of latest data Latest data Data for previous period % change from same period last year
Population persons, thousand Dec/2013 9 879 www.ksh.hu/stadat

Non-SDDS Data

SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info
Period of latest data Latest data Data for previous period % change from same period last year
Balance of payments
* Non-debt creating financing, net assets EUR million, final Q1/14 -696,3 -2 537,3 Magyar Nemzeti Bank

FOOTNOTES:

1) Claims on central government.

2) Claims on banks, non-bank financial institutions and non-financial institutions - private and public.

3) Gold is valued at the spot price announced on the Reuters page EFX=prevailing at 11 a.m. CET on the reference date at the end of each month.