2.1.20. Unemployed persons by highest educational qualification and sex (1998–)*

(thousands)

< >
Period Less than 8 grades of primary school 8 grades of primary education Secondary education without G. C. E. and with qualification Secondary education with G. C. E. Tertiary education Total
and without qualification and with qualification bachelor or equivalent master or equivalenta
Total
1998 13.9 108.0 107.7 31.0 41.1 8.4 3.9 314.0
1999 9.7 91.3 107.4 20.8 47.0 6.4 2.7 285.3
2000 6.6 79.2 102.3 20.3 44.8 7.1 3.4 263.7
2001 6.6 76.3 87.2 15.1 39.3 7.0 2.6 234.1
2002 7.2 76.9 86.0 15.5 40.0 8.4 4.8 238.8
2003 7.6 74.2 91.9 17.4 40.3 9.6 3.5 244.5
2004 6.0 72.7 90.1 21.3 43.8 12.9 6.1 252.9
2005 7.2 84.7 107.8 26.1 55.1 15.3 7.7 303.9
2006 9.6 94.2 109.1 25.8 56.6 16.3 6.6 318.2
2007 9.3 94.6 103.6 22.7 57.6 17.8 6.5 312.1
2008 8.3 103.4 106.0 27.3 56.5 18.4 6.4 326.3
2009 7.4 124.0 142.9 32.8 74.5 27.1 9.1 417.8
2010 10.2 132.5 156.6 37.8 88.8 29.6 13.9 469.4
2011 10.7 129.4 155.2 39.6 88.2 30.1 12.8 466.0
2012 9.5 127.1 153.3 45.7 90.2 32.3 15.0 473.2
2013 8.3 119.0 145.8 42.4 83.4 29.9 12.2 441.0
2014 7.8 97.0 104.5 35.4 63.2 24.8 10.6 343.3
2015 8.2 94.8 91.6 32.6 52.6 18.8 9.3 307.8
2016 5.9 73.3 69.1 28.3 37.1 12.1 8.8 234.6
2017 6.7 59.2 53.6 25.6 27.7 12.6 6.3 191.7
2018 5.4 53.5 46.4 21.7 27.3 10.1 7.7 172.1
Male
1998 8.5 61.5 79.3 12.3 20.2 4.4 2.5 188.7
1999 6.3 52.6 76.9 6.6 22.8 3.0 1.8 170.0
2000 4.5 47.5 73.0 6.0 22.5 3.4 2.0 158.9
2001 4.1 47.9 61.5 4.6 20.3 2.6 1.4 142.4
2002 4.8 45.8 59.8 3.7 19.3 2.8 1.8 138.0
2003 5.2 41.9 61.9 5.5 18.3 4.4 1.3 138.5
2004 4.4 42.0 58.3 6.8 18.6 4.1 2.6 136.8
2005 4.7 46.3 68.6 8.4 21.9 5.3 3.9 159.1
2006 5.3 49.6 66.2 9.2 23.5 6.7 3.9 164.5
2007 5.3 52.0 63.2 8.3 25.0 6.5 3.2 163.5
2008 4.1 58.2 68.3 9.7 23.7 6.8 2.8 173.7
2009 3.8 68.5 93.8 12.8 37.5 10.0 5.4 231.9
2010 4.5 74.8 105.9 12.7 42.6 13.4 7.8 261.8
2011 4.8 69.1 103.5 13.0 42.0 11.8 7.2 251.5
2012 5.1 68.6 103.1 20.0 45.3 12.7 7.3 262.1
2013 4.5 65.4 94.0 17.6 40.7 10.6 6.3 239.3
2014 3.8 51.8 67.2 13.5 31.1 9.8 4.6 181.7
2015 4.7 49.3 56.5 12.2 27.5 7.4 4.3 161.9
2016 3.4 41.0 42.4 11.4 19.9 3.7 5.6 127.5
2017 2.8 31.4 32.3 9.8 11.8 4.2 3.5 95.7
2018 2.0 29.3 28.9 8.2 13.1 4.8 1.8 88.1
Female
1998 5.4 46.5 28.4 18.7 20.9 4.0 1.4 125.3
1999 3.4 38.7 30.5 14.2 24.2 3.4 0.9 115.3
2000 2.1 31.7 29.3 14.3 22.3 3.7 1.4 104.8
2001 2.5 28.4 25.7 10.5 19.0 4.4 1.2 91.7
2002 2.4 31.1 26.2 11.8 20.7 5.6 3.0 100.8
2003 2.4 32.3 30.0 11.9 22.0 5.2 2.2 106.0
2004 1.6 30.7 31.8 14.5 25.2 8.8 3.5 116.1
2005 2.5 38.4 39.2 17.7 33.2 10.0 3.8 144.8
2006 4.3 44.6 42.9 16.6 33.1 9.6 2.7 153.8
2007 3.9 42.6 40.4 14.4 32.5 11.4 3.3 148.6
2008 4.2 45.1 37.7 17.6 32.8 11.7 3.6 152.7
2009 3.6 55.6 49.1 20.0 37.0 17.1 3.7 185.9
2010 5.7 57.6 50.7 25.1 46.2 16.2 6.1 207.7
2011 5.9 60.2 51.7 26.6 46.1 18.3 5.6 214.5
2012 4.4 58.5 50.2 25.7 44.9 19.6 7.7 211.1
2013 3.8 53.6 51.7 24.8 42.7 19.3 5.8 201.8
2014 4.0 45.2 37.4 21.8 32.1 15.0 6.0 161.6
2015 3.4 45.5 35.1 20.4 25.1 11.4 5.0 145.9
2016 2.5 32.3 26.7 16.9 17.1 8.4 3.2 107.1
2017 3.8 27.9 21.3 15.9 15.9 8.4 2.8 96.0
2018 3.3 24.2 17.5 13.6 14.2 5.4 5.9 84.0
*Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO.  aIncluding doctoral or equivalent.  Revised data 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011