2.1.26. Number of economically inactive persons by age group and sex (1998–)*

(thousand persons)

< >
Year 15–19 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64 65–69 70–74 Total Of which:
years old do not intend to work would like to find a job
Total
1998 602.6 326.2 193.1 141.1 122.2 151.3 177.7 249.6 438.0 466.1 507.2 417.6 3 792.7 3 362.3 430.4
1999 591.4 323.3 184.4 140.3 114.0 141.3 171.2 219.4 423.6 455.8 508.7 419.7 3 693.1 3 218.8 474.3
2000 586.1 329.7 186.7 142.6 113.2 132.2 179.0 214.1 397.4 464.5 493.1 421.0 3 659.6 3 200.0 459.6
2001 586.3 339.1 191.5 147.5 111.8 129.6 179.9 229.4 379.1 473.5 479.7 422.6 3 670.0 3 237.0 433.0
2002 590.9 334.5 203.7 155.3 111.5 121.7 179.4 227.8 357.6 478.6 470.1 421.7 3 652.8 3 214.0 438.8
2003 589.3 331.7 204.4 151.8 108.6 109.1 170.0 221.1 334.5 474.2 465.1 418.7 3 578.5 3 178.2 400.3
2004 586.2 348.3 195.8 155.3 119.4 101.0 169.1 221.6 325.5 477.0 454.3 414.4 3 567.9 3 167.2 400.7
2005 581.9 344.8 185.0 152.7 119.8 98.7 144.9 223.9 316.4 464.9 472.5 411.6 3 517.1 3 142.0 375.1
2006 575.5 342.7 174.2 148.6 115.4 112.7 142.4 176.4 320.7 476.7 476.7 408.5 3 470.5 3 121.9 348.6
2007 573.9 345.9 168.8 151.3 121.0 104.3 136.0 171.3 340.2 492.3 475.7 408.6 3 489.4 3 156.5 332.9
2008 567.9 348.4 160.5 160.3 122.7 102.6 129.0 163.9 362.4 510.0 480.1 407.4 3 515.2 3 182.7 332.6
2009 563.7 347.3 159.8 162.0 124.3 101.8 121.5 161.6 352.2 524.7 483.4 408.2 3 510.6 3 163.4 347.2
2010 557.9 340.3 151.1 158.2 127.5 101.8 103.7 155.1 329.1 540.8 486.6 408.8 3 460.9 3 101.0 359.8
2011 552.9 340.7 143.5 155.7 133.6 102.1 92.5 147.1 313.7 546.9 488.0 407.8 3 424.3 3 030.4 393.9
2012 536.1 331.8 131.7 140.4 130.2 91.5 86.5 122.0 303.9 555.2 490.5 415.7 3 335.4 2 951.4 384.0
2013 510.8 322.9 130.4 129.3 133.1 88.2 84.4 117.5 277.6 552.4 502.5 426.8 3 275.9 2 884.1 391.8
2014 486.8 304.6 116.9 114.7 114.1 80.2 78.5 105.3 233.1 541.0 516.9 437.0 3 129.1 2 793.0 336.0
2015 465.9 291.7 118.2 108.5 110.8 77.1 75.9 85.4 200.1 514.0 530.1 441.9 3 019.6 2 709.2 310.4
2016 454.0 271.1 117.5 105.7 106.6 76.6 76.6 80.4 171.2 475.0 549.3 437.3 2 921.3 2 634.3 287.0
2017 446.9 258.8 112.8 101.4 100.1 75.0 66.1 76.8 157.7 454.5 558.6 438.4 2 847.3 2 587.7 259.5
2018 441.8 252.9 115.3 103.9 94.7 76.2 63.9 73.0 140.1 425.2 560.5 443.0 2 790.6 2 544.6 245.9
Male
1998 303.9 129.0 43.9 36.1 40.9 62.6 74.6 95.7 160.5 189.7 211.2 158.9 1 507.0 1 301.8 205.2
1999 295.4 131.3 37.2 34.2 36.8 56.4 72.3 88.1 149.0 186.1 210.2 159.3 1 456.3 1 238.5 217.8
2000 294.9 133.9 41.1 31.3 35.5 54.2 77.4 87.8 134.2 193.9 196.6 160.2 1 441.0 1 231.5 209.5
2001 292.9 141.6 41.4 30.5 34.3 53.5 78.0 97.9 128.6 196.4 190.6 162.2 1 447.9 1 242.0 205.9
2002 295.9 148.2 48.8 30.8 33.0 47.9 75.7 99.1 124.7 195.4 188.5 162.3 1 450.3 1 247.9 202.4
2003 293.5 145.9 53.7 28.2 31.0 41.5 72.0 98.5 121.8 192.8 186.8 160.7 1 426.4 1 239.2 187.2
2004 291.2 156.4 50.3 30.0 33.1 38.8 71.0 98.9 125.7 195.1 178.4 158.0 1 426.9 1 243.3 183.6
2005 290.9 155.7 48.8 27.4 33.6 36.7 64.1 101.1 119.6 190.3 184.6 156.9 1 409.7 1 236.6 173.1
2006 287.6 153.8 43.6 25.4 28.9 41.8 62.5 78.4 119.0 191.8 193.7 155.6 1 382.1 1 227.1 155.0
2007 287.4 153.8 41.9 27.9 28.9 38.4 58.9 75.5 125.0 201.8 194.5 155.6 1 389.6 1 240.9 148.7
2008 284.8 157.4 42.7 26.4 30.4 37.8 55.9 73.4 137.6 213.7 197.3 154.7 1 412.2 1 264.0 148.2
2009 284.4 159.4 45.9 26.0 31.3 38.3 54.5 73.4 132.3 220.5 198.5 155.4 1 419.7 1 262.5 157.2
2010 283.0 157.8 44.2 27.3 30.6 39.9 47.7 72.4 130.7 228.7 201.3 155.9 1 419.6 1 257.9 161.7
2011 280.3 159.5 41.5 25.7 27.4 40.3 40.9 65.8 127.7 233.1 201.8 155.4 1 399.4 1 220.4 178.9
2012 271.7 159.2 38.4 21.3 27.4 34.7 38.9 56.5 116.4 237.3 204.1 159.6 1 365.4 1 192.5 172.9
2013 258.7 146.9 39.2 23.7 28.4 30.5 38.0 54.3 99.9 229.1 211.0 165.1 1 324.7 1 146.6 178.1
2014 247.0 137.8 30.4 17.9 21.6 23.8 35.3 49.9 82.9 216.1 217.8 171.2 1 251.6 1 105.6 146.0
2015 234.7 134.1 29.9 19.8 20.0 21.2 32.0 40.4 68.8 196.5 224.4 174.2 1 195.9 1 062.7 133.1
2016 229.1 121.1 31.5 15.4 18.8 21.2 32.6 36.1 61.8 170.9 231.6 172.0 1 142.0 1 017.6 124.4
2017 226.1 113.6 29.9 13.1 16.5 19.9 28.1 29.5 57.2 157.5 233.4 174.6 1 099.5 993.2 106.3
2018 222.8 107.9 30.5 12.4 15.5 22.1 25.6 31.0 47.8 146.2 231.8 177.0 1 070.5 971.7 98.8
Female
1998 298.7 197.2 149.2 105.0 81.3 88.7 103.1 153.9 277.5 276.4 296.0 258.7 2 285.7 2 060.5 225.2
1999 296.0 192.0 147.2 106.1 77.2 84.9 98.9 131.3 274.6 269.7 298.5 260.4 2 236.8 1 980.3 256.5
2000 291.2 195.8 145.6 111.3 77.7 78.0 101.6 126.3 263.2 270.6 296.5 260.8 2 218.6 1 968.5 250.1
2001 293.4 197.5 150.1 117.0 77.5 76.1 101.9 131.5 250.5 277.1 289.1 260.4 2 222.1 1 995.0 227.1
2002 295.0 186.3 154.9 124.5 78.5 73.8 103.7 128.7 232.9 283.2 281.6 259.4 2 202.5 1 966.1 236.4
2003 295.8 185.8 150.7 123.6 77.6 67.6 98.0 122.6 212.7 281.4 278.3 258.0 2 152.1 1 939.0 213.1
2004 295.0 191.9 145.5 125.3 86.3 62.2 98.1 122.7 199.8 281.9 275.9 256.4 2 141.0 1 923.9 217.1
2005 291.0 189.1 136.2 125.3 86.2 62.0 80.8 122.8 196.8 274.6 287.9 254.7 2 107.4 1 905.4 202.0
2006 288.0 188.9 130.6 123.2 86.5 70.8 80.0 98.0 201.6 285.0 282.9 252.9 2 088.4 1 894.8 193.6
2007 286.5 192.0 126.9 123.4 92.1 65.9 77.1 95.9 215.3 290.5 281.2 253.1 2 099.8 1 915.6 184.2
2008 283.1 191.0 117.8 133.9 92.3 64.8 73.0 90.5 224.8 296.3 282.8 252.7 2 103.0 1 918.7 184.3
2009 279.3 187.9 114.0 136.0 93.0 63.5 67.0 88.2 220.0 304.3 284.9 252.8 2 090.9 1 900.9 189.9
2010 275.0 182.5 106.8 130.8 96.8 61.9 56.0 82.7 198.4 312.1 285.3 252.9 2 041.3 1 843.1 198.2
2011 272.6 181.2 102.0 130.0 106.3 61.7 51.6 81.3 186.0 313.7 286.1 252.4 2 025.0 1 810.0 215.0
2012 264.4 172.6 93.2 119.2 102.9 56.8 47.6 65.5 187.5 317.9 286.4 256.1 1 970.0 1 758.9 211.1
2013 252.1 176.0 91.2 105.5 104.7 57.7 46.3 63.2 177.8 323.3 291.6 261.7 1 951.2 1 737.5 213.8
2014 239.8 166.8 86.4 96.8 92.6 56.4 43.2 55.4 150.3 324.9 299.1 265.8 1 877.5 1 687.4 190.1
2015 231.2 157.6 88.3 88.7 90.8 55.9 43.9 45.0 131.3 317.5 305.7 267.7 1 823.7 1 646.5 177.2
2016 224.9 150.0 85.9 90.3 87.8 55.4 44.0 44.2 109.5 304.1 317.7 265.4 1 779.4 1 616.7 162.7
2017 220.8 145.2 82.8 88.3 83.7 55.2 38.0 47.3 100.5 296.9 325.2 263.8 1 747.7 1 594.5 153.3
2018 219.0 145.0 84.8 91.6 79.2 54.2 38.3 42.1 92.3 279.0 328.7 266.0 1 720.1 1 573.0 147.1
*Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011