In October-December 2023, the employment rate for 15-64 year olds was 75.0%, with the employment rate for men remaining essentially unchanged at 78.9% and that for women increasing to 71.0%

Changes in employment rate by sex
Last update: 02/01/2024

In October-December 2023, the employment rate improved or stagnated in the majority of counties compared to the same period of the previous year

Employment rate of persons aged 15–64 years, and its change compared to the same period of the previous year, by county, October-December 2023
( 3-month average data)

Last update: 02/01/2024

The average number of people employed in December 2023 was 4 million 723 thousand, 21 thousand more than a year earlier

Number of employed persons aged 15–74 years, by month*
Last update: 02/01/2024

In November 2023, there were 98.5 thousand employees of foreign citizenship, 13.1 thousand more than in the same period of the previous year. The increase was registered among third-country nationals

Number of employees of foreign citizenship among employers in Hungary*
Last update: 01/24/2024

In November 2023, the largest year-on-year increase in the number of people employed was in accommodation and food services (8.1 thousand persons) as well as administrative services (7.9 thousand persons)

Number of employed persons by section*
Last update: 01/24/2024

In October-December 2023, the unemployment rate for 15-74 year-olds increased by 0.6 percentage points to 4.4% compared to the same period of the previous year, with a 0.4 percentage point increase for men to 4.3% and a 0.8 percentage point increase for women to 4.5%

Unemployment rate change by sexes
Last update: 02/01/2024

In October-December 2023, the unemployment rate increased by 0.6 percentage points year-on-year to 4.5%, while in the majority of counties it was essentially stagnant or rising

Unemployment rate of 15–64-year-olds, and its change compared to the same period of the previous year, by county, October-December 2023
(3-month average data)
Last update: 02/01/2024

In October-December 2023, the potential labour reserve included 316 thousand people, 14 thousand more than a year earlier

Potential labour reserve within population aged 15–74 years
Last update: 02/01/2024

In Q3 of 2023, the number of vacancies was 79 thousand, nearly 11 thousand fewer than in Q3 of 2022

Number of job vacancies by sector*
Last update: 12/15/2023