Hungary: Economic and Financial Data

Date of last update: 15 December 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
New data according to ESA2010
* GDP at current market prices HUF billion Q3/14 8 269,4 7 825,8
** Household final consumption expenditure HUF billion Q3/14 3 865,4 3 926,4
** Social transfer in kind from government HUF billion Q3/14 792,5 797,9
** Social transfer in kind from NPISHs HUF billion Q3/14 118,9 118,2
** Actual final consumption of households HUF billion Q3/14 4 776,7 4 842,5
** Actual final consumption of government HUF billion Q3/14 769,6 802,2
** Actual final consumption, total HUF billion Q3/14 5 546,3 5 644,7
** Gross fixed capital formation HUF billion Q3/14 1 887,8 1 675,0
** Exports HUF billion Q3/14 7 439,5 7 232,7
** Imports HUF billion Q3/14 6 754,0 6 688,4
** External balance of goods and services HUF billion Q3/14 685,5 544,3
** Changes in inventories HUF billion Q3/14 149,8 -38,1
* GDP at constant prices HUF billion at 2005 prices Q3/14 6021,8 5 789,8 3,2 www.ksh.hu/stadat
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** Household final consumption expenditure HUF billion Q3/14 2 711,7 2 754,5 1,0
** Social transfer in kind from government HUF billion Q3/14 621,6 644,9 2,1
** Social transfer in kind from NPISHs HUF billion Q3/14 76,4 76,4 -2,0
** Actual final consumption of households HUF billion Q3/14 3 410,3 3 474,5 1,1
** Actual final consumption of government HUF billion Q3/14 609,2 646,5 3,0
** Actual final consumption, total HUF billion Q3/14 4 020,4 4 119,3 1,3
** Gross fixed capital formation HUF billion Q3/14 1 426,2 1 291,6 13,2
** Exports HUF billion Q3/14 6 348,4 6 238,8 7,9
** Imports HUF billion Q3/14 5 675,2 5 670,8 11,0
** External balance of goods and services HUF billion Q3/14 673,3 568,0
** Changes in inventories HUF billion Q3/14 n.a. n.a.
Production index
* Volume of gross industrial output seasonally and working-days adjusted, 2010 monthly average = 100,0 Oct/14 110,4 113,4 1,7 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Labor market
* Employment persons, thousand final Aug/14- Oct/14 4 183,7 4 181,8 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Unemployment persons, thousand final Aug/14- Oct/14 319,4 332,6 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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% of labor force Aug/14- Oct/14 7,1 7,4
* Wages/earnings average monthly gross earnings in HUF Sep/14 229 645 229 802 2,4 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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Price indices
* Consumer prices December previous year=100,0 final Nov/14 99,7 100,1 www.ksh.hu/first_release
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* Producer prices December previous year=100,0 final Oct/14 100,5 101,4 www.ksh.hu/first_release
www.ksh.hu/stadat

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: 2013 Data refers to audited cash based final fiscal accounts data approved by the Parliament and used as working balance for compilation 2014 October EDP Notification. Data are consolidated and include local government data as well. Central government cash balance was -932791 HUF million in 2013 (including the balance of SS Funds +786 HUF million). Local government cash balance was surplus with 112870 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 2013 14 720 113 13 481 229 9
* Total expenditures HUF million 2013 15 540 034 13 989 534 11
* General government surplus/deficit HUF million 2013 -819 921 -508 305 61
* Total financing HUF million 2013 819 921 508 305 61
** Foreign debt financing HUF million 2013 -189 841 -1 269 376 -85
** Domestic debt financing HUF million 2013 1 508 077 1 679 474 -10
*** Bonds HUF million 2013 515 158 894 079 -42
*** Treasury bills HUF million 2013 699 910 878 400 -20
*** Loans HUF million 2013 293 008 -93 005 -415
** Other financing HUF million 2013 -498 315 98 207 -607
Central government operations Ministry for National Economy
* Total revenues HUF million Oct/2014 1 427 352 1 404 172 -0,1
* Total expenditures HUF million Oct/2014 1 392 364 1 389 980 -0,1
* Central government surplus/deficit HUF million Oct/2014 34 987 14 192 -0,4
* Total financing HUF million Oct/2014 -34 987 -14 192 -0,4
** Foreign debt financing HUF million Oct/2014 -23 089 -88 820
** Domestic debt financing HUF million Oct/2014 297 140 192 717 -5,7
*** Bonds HUF million Oct/2014 270 052 174 192 -2,7
*** Treasury bills HUF million Oct/2014 38 841 111 102 0,3
*** Loans HUF million Oct/2014 -11 753 -92 577 -0,5
** Other financing HUF million Oct/2014 -309 038 -118 089 -198,6
Central government debt http://akk.hu
For daily data please click on:
*** Total domestic currency debt HUF billion Q3/14 14 708,19 14 629,76
- short-term HUF billion Q3/14 3 516,32 3 941,15
- long-term HUF billion Q3/14 11 191,87 10 688,61
**** Loans HUF billion Q3/14 661,35 687,65
**** Government securities HUF billion Q3/14 14 046,84 13 942,11
*** Total foreign currency debt HUF billion Q3/14 9 617,03 10 051,35
- short-term HUF billion Q3/14 0,00 0,00
- long-term HUF billion Q3/14 9 617,03 10 051,35
**** Loans HUF billion Q3/14 2 958,13 3 124,95
**** Government securities HUF billion Q3/14 6 658,90 6 926,39
** Total outstanding debt HUF billion Q3/14 24 325,22 24 681,11
**Mark-to-market deposits placed at AKK HUF billion Q3/14 147,25 105,75
*Grand total central government debt HUF billion Q3/14 24 472,46 24 786,86
** Guaranteed debt HUF billion Q3/14 - 2 309,23 Not available yet for 30/09/2014

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 Oct/14 9 914,4 9 829,9
** M2 HUF billion Oct/14 16 596,0 16 500,8
** M3 HUF billion Oct/14 18 095,9 17 940,0
** Loans to residents HUF billion Oct/14 15 189,9 15 256,8
** Loans to general government HUF billion Oct/14 759,9 746,6
** Loans to other residents HUF billion Oct/14 14 430,0 14 510,2
** Net external assets HUF billion Oct/14 7 120,0 7 477,2
Analytical accounts of the central bank Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Monetary base HUF billion Nov/14 4 225,6 4 221,3
* Loans to general government1 HUF billion Nov/14 0,0 0,0 In the case of the MNB it means only central government.
* Loans to other residents2 HUF billion Nov/14 970,2 938,7
* Net external assets HUF billion Nov/14 10 253,6 10 380,2
Interest rates
* Base rate of the NBH % per annum Oct/14 2,10 2,10 For daily data please click on:
Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Overnight interbank lending rate % per annum Oct/14 1,40 1,21 Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* 1 month interbank lending rate % per annum Oct/14 2,10 2,10
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 Oct/14 4,45 4,53
* Short-term deposit rates % per annum Oct/14 1,60 1,65
Household Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Lending rates % per annum Oct/14 12,18 12,31
* Sight deposit rates % per annum Oct/14 0,49 0,50
Financial soundness indicators http://fsi.imf.org
Stock market index (SPI) BUX
02/01/1991=1000
Oct/14 17 320,32 17 884,71 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 Q2/14 840,4 1 185,3
** Exports of goods and services EUR million, final Q2/14 23 625,3 22 150,4
** Imports of goods and services EUR million, final Q2/14 21 848,8 20 351,2
** Primary income, net EUR million, final Q2/14 -772,7 -303,4
** Secondary income, net EUR million, final Q2/14 -163,4 -310,5
* Capital account, net EUR million, final Q2/14 763,1 498,5
* Financial account, net assets EUR million, final Q2/14 1 556,3 1 080,9
**Direct investment, net assets EUR million, final Q2/14 2 009,5 -543,0
**Portfolio investment, net assets EUR million, final Q2/14 708,9 -989,0
** Financial derivatives (other than reserves), net assets EUR million, final Q2/14 47,5 4,0
**Other investment, net assets EUR million, final Q2/14 -1 019,1 193,4
* Reserve assets EUR million, final Q2/14 -190,4 2 415,5
International reserves Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Total reserve assets USD million Nov/14 42 453 42 992
**Foreign currency reserves (currency and deposits, and securities) USD million Nov/14 41 000 39 769
** Monetary gold USD million Nov/14 117 116
**SDRs USD million Nov/14 19 19
**Reserve position in the IMF USD million Nov/14 108 109
**Other reserve assets (other claims) USD million Nov/14 1 208 2 979
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity EUR million Oct/14 Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Merchandise trade www.ksh.hu/first_release
www.ksh.hu/stadat
* Total exports USD million, f.o.b. Oct/14 9 567,2 10 077,8 -8,1
* Total imports USD million, c.i.f. Oct/14 9 104,5 8 839,8 -3,7
International investment position Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Assets EUR million, final Q2/14 237 040,2 237 535,6
** Direct investment EUR million, final Q2/14 176 819,9 175 835,6
** Portfolio investment EUR million, final Q2/14 6 691,1 6 053,4
- equity and investment fund shares EUR million, final Q2/14 5 195,9 4 772,2
- debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 1 495,2 1 281,2
** Financial derivatives EUR million, final Q2/14 1 770,5 2 653,1
** Other investment (assests) EUR million, final Q2/14 15 678,6 16 797,0
- short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 11 302,9 12 173,7
- long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 3 971,8 4 219,9
** Reserve assets EUR million, final Q2/14 36 080,0 36 196,5
* Liabilities EUR million, final Q2/14 317 750,6 319 814,1
** Direct investment EUR million, final Q2/14 215 938,8 218 387,7
** Portfolio investment EUR million, final Q2/14 51 435,7 50 156,3
- equity and investment fund shares EUR million, final Q2/14 7 672,1 7 419,6
- debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 43 763,6 42 736,7
** Financial derivatives EUR million, final Q2/14 3 027,5 3 846,8
** Other investment (liabilities) EUR million, final Q2/14 47 348,7 47 423,2
- short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 15 236,1 14 628,0
- long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 32 082,5 32 764,9
Gross external debt Magyar Nemzeti Bank
* Direct investment: Debt instruments EUR million, final Q2/14 56 316,7 55 663,7
** In direct investment enterprises EUR million, final Q2/14 29 843,1 30 167,9
** In direct investor (reverse investment) EUR million, final Q2/14 2 919,3 2 987,9
*** Between fellow enterprises EUR million, final Q2/14 23 554,4 22 507,9
* Other debt EUR million, final Q2/14 91 082,3 90 129,6
** Central bank (S.121) EUR million, final Q2/14 2 719,1 3 099,3
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 1 558,0 1 946,1
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 141,2 89,9
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 1 416,8 1 856,2
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 1 161,1 1 153,2
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 40,4 40,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- SDRs EUR million, final Q2/14 1 120,7 1 113,2
** Other MFIs (S.12T) EUR million, final Q2/14 18 734,1 19 844,7
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 8 611,2 8 360,8
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 8 091,9 7 668,2
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 2,0 2,9
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 481,3 663,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 1,0 1,3
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 35,0 25,4
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 10 122,9 11 483,9
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 1 860,6 2 176,9
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 2 748,3 2 765,8
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 5 513,9 6 541,2
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
*** Deposit-taking corporations except the central bank (S.122) EUR million, final Q2/14 18 734,1 19 844,7
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 8 611,2 8 360,8
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 8 091,9 7 668,2
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 2,0 2,9
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 481,3 663,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 1,0 1,3
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 35,0 25,4
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 10 122,9 11 483,9
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 1 860,6 2 176,9
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 2 748,3 2 765,8
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 5 513,9 6 541,2
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
*** Money market funds (S.123) EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
** General government (S.13) EUR million, final Q2/14 50 731,4 48 652,7
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 2 578,2 2 170,0
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 510,4 523,5
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 352,3 341,5
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 1,9 2,3
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 1 713,7 1 302,7
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 48 153,1 46 482,7
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 37 335,9 35 799,7
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 10 817,3 10 683,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- SDRs EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
** Other sectors (S.1P) EUR million, final Q2/14 18 897,7 18 532,8
*** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 4 418,0 4 533,8
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 0,1 0,1
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 782,7 826,9
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 3 457,2 3 519,9
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 178,0 186,8
*** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 14 479,7 13 999,1
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 1 709,7 1 748,5
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 12 661,2 12 134,7
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 10,2 10,2
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 98,6 105,6
*** Financial corporations other than MFIs (S.12M) EUR million, final Q2/14 3 167,1 2 953,7
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 370,0 414,4
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 357,4 400,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 5,2 5,4
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 7,3 9,0
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 2 797,2 2 539,3
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 27,8 25,9
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 2 728,9 2 464,7
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 40,5 48,7
*** Non-financial corporations, households, and non-profit institutions serving households (S.1V) EUR million, final Q2/14 15 730,6 15 579,1
**** Short-term EUR million, final Q2/14 4 048,0 4 119,4
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 0,1 0,1
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 425,3 426,9
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 3 451,9 3 514,5
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 170,6 177,8
**** Long-term EUR million, final Q2/14 11 682,5 11 459,7
- Deposits EUR million, final Q2/14 0,0 0,0
- Debt securities EUR million, final Q2/14 1 681,9 1 722,6
- Loans EUR million, final Q2/14 9 932,4 9 670,0
- Trade credits and advances EUR million, final Q2/14 10,2 10,2
- Other accounts payable EUR million, final Q2/14 58,0 56,9
*Gross external debt EUR million, final Q2/14 147 398,9 145 793,3
** Short term EUR million, final Q2/14 17 165,5 17 010,7
** Long term EUR million, final Q2/14 73 916,8 73 118,8
** Direct investment (intercompany) debt liabilities EUR million, final Q2/14 56 316,7 55 663,7
** Denominated in foreign currencies EUR million, final Q2/14 110 111,5 110 691,7
** Denominated in Forints EUR million, final Q2/14 37 287,4 35 101,6
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) Nov/14 306,94 307,80
* US Dollar HUF per 1 USD (monthly average) Nov/14 246,19 242,72

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 Q2/14 3 307,8 -743,0 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.