Hungary: Economic and Financial Data

Date of last update: 24 April 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 Q4/13 7 952,8 7 488,3
** Household final consumption expenditure HUF billion Q4/13 4 016,0 3 804,8
** Social transfer in kind from government HUF billion Q4/13 844,2 731,3
** Social transfer in kind from NPISHs HUF billion Q4/13 133,4 126,0
** Actual final consumption of households HUF billion Q4/13 4 993,6 4 662,1
** Actual final consumption of government HUF billion Q4/13 782,7 704,3
** Actual final consumption, total HUF billion Q4/13 5 776,4 5 366,4
** Gross fixed capital formation HUF billion Q4/13 1 782,3 1 411,6
** Exports HUF billion Q4/13 7 146,5 7 126,9
** Imports HUF billion Q4/13 6 672,6 6 421,5
** External balance of goods and services HUF billion Q4/13 473,8 705,3
** Changes in inventories HUF billion Q4/13 -79,8 5,0
* GDP at constant prices HUF billion at 2005 prices Q4/13 5 888,7 5 686,5 2,7 www.ksh.hu/stadat
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** Household final consumption expenditure HUF billion Q4/13 2 807,5 2 699,9 1,0
** Social transfer in kind from government HUF billion Q4/13 612,3 567,2 -2,1
** Social transfer in kind from NPISHs HUF billion Q4/13 85,7 85,6 1,3
** Actual final consumption of households HUF billion Q4/13 3 508,5 3 357,6 0,5
** Actual final consumption of government HUF billion Q4/13 650,0 588,0 5,7
** Actual final consumption, total HUF billion Q4/13 4 154,7 3 945,9 1,2
** Gross fixed capital formation HUF billion Q4/13 1 363,9 1 089,3 10,4
** Exports HUF billion Q4/13 6 302,7 6 221,5 8,8
** Imports HUF billion Q4/13 5 704,9 5 435,4 7,6
** External balance of goods and services HUF billion Q4/13 597,8 786,1
** Changes in inventories HUF billion Q4/13 n.a. n.a.
Production index
* Volume of gross industrial output seasonally and working-days adjusted, 2010 monthly average = 100,0 Feb/14 110,7 109,0 8,1 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Labor market
* Employment persons, thousand final Dec/13- Feb/14 4 052,8 4 030,2 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Unemployment persons, thousand final Dec/13- Feb/14 379,4 392,5 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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% of labor force Dec/13- Feb/14 8,6 8,9
* Wages/earnings average monthly gross earnings in HUF Feb/14 226 594 226 648 1,7 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Price indices
* Consumer prices December previous year=100,0 final Mar/14 100,6 100,4 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Producer prices December previous year=100,0 final Feb/14 101,4 100,7 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 Mar/2014 1 229 039 1 233 511
* Total expenditures HUF million Mar/2014 1 446 963 1 641 365
* Central government surplus/deficit HUF million Mar/2014 -217 924 -407 854
* Total financing HUF million Mar/2014 217 924 407 854
** Foreign debt financing HUF million Mar/2014 654 344 111 024
** Domestic debt financing HUF million Mar/2014 275 661 463 222
*** Bonds HUF million Mar/2014 51 475 -138 698
*** Treasury bills HUF million Mar/2014 240 596 397 283
*** Loans HUF million Mar/2014 -16 410 204 637
** Other financing HUF million Mar/2014 -712 081 -166 392
Central government debt http://akk.hu
For daily data please click on:
*** Total domestic currency debt HUF billion Q1/14 13 955,12 12 976,41
- short-term HUF billion Q1/14 4 085,28 3 171,50
- long-term HUF billion Q1/14 9 869,84 9 804,91
**** Loans HUF billion Q1/14 614,16 603,58
**** Government securities HUF billion Q1/14 13 340,97 12 372,83
*** Total foreign currency debt HUF billion Q1/14 10 202,29 8 904,95
- short-term HUF billion Q1/14 0,00 0,00
- long-term HUF billion Q1/14 10 202,29 8 904,95
**** Loans HUF billion Q1/14 3 140,84 2 735,61
**** Government securities HUF billion Q1/14 7 061,45 6 169,34
** Total outstanding debt HUF billion Q1/14 24 157,41 21 881,36
**Mark-to-market deposits placed at AKK HUF billion Q1/14 98,46 117,25
*Grand total central government debt HUF billion Q1/14 24 255,87 21 998,61
** Guaranteed debt HUF billion Q1/14 - 2 716,45 Not available yet for 31/03/2014

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 Feb/14 8 755,2 8 567,7
** M2 HUF billion Feb/14 15 610,6 15 540,0
** M3 HUF billion Feb/14 17 505,6 17 520,7
** Loans to residents HUF billion Feb/14 15 677,7 15 577,9
** Loans to general government HUF billion Feb/14 963,8 798,5
** Loans to other residents HUF billion Feb/14 14 713,8 14 779,4
** Net external assets HUF billion Feb/14 6 240,1 6 570,9
Analytical accounts of the central bank Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Monetary base HUF billion Mar/14 3 910,4 3 788,0
* Loans to general government1 HUF billion Mar/14 0,0 0,0
* Loans to other residents2 HUF billion Mar/14 817,3 802,7
* Net external assets HUF billion Mar/14 10 421,4 9 545,9
Interest rates
* Base rate of the NBH % per annum Mar/14 2,60 2,70 For daily data please click on:
Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Overnight interbank lending rate % per annum Feb/14 2,16 2,20 Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* 1 month interbank lending rate % per annum Feb/14 2,84 3,00
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 Feb/14 5,10 5,18
* Short-term deposit rates % per annum Feb/14 2,39 2,53
Household Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Lending rates % per annum Feb/14 13,71 13,85
* Sight deposit rates % per annum Feb/14 0,67 0,75
Financial soundness indicators http://fsi.imf.org
Stock market index (SPI) BUX
02/01/1991=1000
Feb/14 17 744,20 18 958,24 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 Q4/13 417,8 1 174,3
** Exports of goods and services EUR million, final Q4/13 24 023,3 24 023,1
** Imports of goods and services EUR million, final Q4/13 22 390,5 21 528,6
** Income, net EUR million, final Q4/13 -1 836,3 -1 470,3
** Current transfers, net EUR million, final Q4/13 621,2 150,0
* Capital account, net EUR million, final Q4/13 1 408,3 590,7
* Financial account, net EUR million, final Q4/13 1 464,8 -4 755,9
**Direct investment, net EUR million, final Q4/13 1 933,9 -552,0
**Portfolio investment, net EUR million, final Q4/13 1 384,3 -761,2
**Other investment, net EUR million, final Q4/13 -2 036,6 -3 554,8
* International reserves EUR million, final Q4/13 -3 338,4 3 317,5
International reserves Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Total reserves USD million Mar/14 49 756 46 385
**Foreign currency assets USD million Mar/14 46 732 44 873
** Gold USD million Mar/14 128 131
**SDRs USD million Mar/14 21 21
**IMF reserve position USD million Mar/14 114 114
**Other reserve assets USD million Mar/14 2 762 1 245
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity EUR million Mar/14 Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Merchandise trade www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Total exports USD million, f.o.b. Feb/14 9 371,8 9 016,0 7,2
* Total imports USD million, c.i.f. Feb/14 8 325,4 8 390,7 5,7
International investment position Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Assets EUR million, final Q4/13 232 746,3 231 815,2
** Direct investment EUR million, final Q4/13 173 362,2 175 451,1
** Portfolio investment EUR million, final Q4/13 5 722,8 5 695,7
- equity securities EUR million, final Q4/13 4 449,4 4 454,9
- bonds and notes EUR million, final Q4/13 1 242,2 1 214,4
- money market instruments EUR million, final Q4/13 31,2 26,4
- financial derivatives EUR million, final Q4/13 2 712,4 2 712,5
** other foreign assets EUR million, final Q4/13 17 166,4 17 140,8
- short-term EUR million, final Q4/13 12 438,5 12 066,8
- long-term EUR million, final Q4/13 4 727,8 5 074,0
** Reserve assets EUR million, final Q4/13 33 782,5 30 815,1
* Liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 316 544,5 317 468,8
** Direct investment EUR million, final Q4/13 217 767,9 218 264,8
** Portfolio investment EUR million, final Q4/13 49 886,1 48 295,2
- equity securities EUR million, final Q4/13 8 264,0 8 699,3
- bonds and notes EUR million, final Q4/13 39 864,0 37 477,9
- money market instruments EUR million, final Q4/13 1 758,1 2 117,9
- financial derivatives EUR million, final Q4/13 3 724,3 3 701,2
** other foreign liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 45 166,3 47 207,7
- short-term EUR million, final Q4/13 14 871,4 14 707,8
- long-term EUR million, final Q4/13 30 294,9 32 499,8
Gross external debt Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Direct investment (intercompany) debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 55 369,7 58 920,1
** Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises EUR million, final Q4/13 3 553,6 3 888,6
** Debt liabilities to direct investors EUR million, final Q4/13 51 816,1 55 031,5
* Other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 86 788,3 86 803,5
** General government EUR million, final Q4/13 47 947,9 45 860,9
*** Short term EUR million, final Q4/13 2 119,8 2 090,5
- Money market instruments EUR million, final Q4/13 771,0 766,3
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 1 348,8 1 324,2
*** Long term EUR million, final Q4/13 45 828,1 43 770,4
- Bonds and notes EUR million, final Q4/13 35 298,7 33 193,1
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 10 529,4 10 577,3
** Central Bank EUR million, final Q4/13 1 959,6 1 961,0
*** Short term EUR million, final Q4/13 1 920,9 1 852,6
- Currency and deposit EUR million, final Q4/13 108,6 256,0
- Money market instruments EUR million, final Q4/13 983,1 1 346,6
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 829,2 250,0
*** Long term EUR million, final Q4/13 38,7 108,4
- Bonds and notes EUR million, final Q4/13 38,7 108,3
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 0,0 0,1
** Other monetary institutions EUR million, final Q4/13 19 463,3 21 418,9
*** Short term EUR million, final Q4/13 7 936,4 8 470,7
- Currency and deposit EUR million, final Q4/13 6 905,4 8 101,8
- Money market instruments EUR million, final Q4/13 3,9 4,8
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 1 027,1 364,0
*** Long term EUR million, final Q4/13 11 526,8 12 948,2
- Bonds and notes EUR million, final Q4/13 2 813,6 2 449,4
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 8 713,2 10 498,9
** Other sectors EUR million, final Q4/13 17 417,6 17 562,7
*** Short term EUR million, final Q4/13 4 652,3 4 412,0
- Money market instruments EUR million, final Q4/13 0,0 0,3
- Trade credits EUR million, final Q4/13 3 500,3 3 471,6
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 1 152,0 940,1
*** Long term EUR million, final Q4/13 12 765,3 13 150,7
- Bonds and notes EUR million, final Q4/13 1 713,0 1 727,2
- Trade credits EUR million, final Q4/13 10,2 13,2
- Loans and other debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 11 042,0 11 410,4
*Gross external debt EUR million, final Q4/13 142 158,0 145 723,6
** Short term EUR million, final Q4/13 16 629,5 16 825,8
** Long term EUR million, final Q4/13 70 158,9 69 977,8
** Direct investment (intercompany) debt liabilities EUR million, final Q4/13 55 369,7 58 920,1
** Denominated in foreign currencies EUR million, final Q4/13 106 648,8 109 849,1
** Denominated in Forints EUR million, final Q4/13 35 507,9 35 872,9
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) Mar/14 311,61 310,10
* US Dollar HUF per 1 USD (monthly average) Mar/14 225,46 227,04

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

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Balance of payments
* Non-debt creating financing, net EUR million, final Q4/13 2 591,9 2 616,5 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.