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Income and consumption

The evolution of the income situation of households and of the level and structure of consumption expenditure is among the most important data on the living standards of the population. The Household budget and living conditions survey of HCSO collects data on the income and consumption of households. We utilise these so-called micro-level data for the calculation of national accounts (macrodata) from income and consumption side.

Key figures

Changes in per capita real income

Indicator description

Changes in the annual per capita net income of households in real terms compared to the previous year, taking into account changes in consumer prices.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2021

Changes in the annual per capita consumption expenditure of households

Indicator description

Changes in the annual per capita net income of households in real terms compared to the previous year, i.e. taking into account changes in consumer prices.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2020

Annual per capita consumption expenditure of households

Indicator description

Annual per capita consumption expenditure of households calculated at current prices.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2020

Share of fixed expenditures in total consumption expenditure

Indicator description

Proportion of so-called fixed expenditures of households meeting basic needs (spent on food and non-alcoholic beverages, housing and household energy, transport) in total consumption expenditure.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2020

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Hungary, 2021 21/09/2022
Hungary, Quarter 1 2022 16/08/2022
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2021 01/07/2022
Hungary, 3rd quarters 2021 04/02/2022
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2020 22/12/2021
Hungary, 2nd quarters 2021 22/11/2021
Hungary, 2020 18/11/2021
Hungary, 1st quarters 2021 18/11/2021
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2020 03/09/2021
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2020 05/07/2021
Hungary, 1st–3rd quarters 2020 01/02/2021
Hungary, 2020 Q2 26/01/2021
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2019 18/12/2020
Hungary, 2019 10/12/2020
Hungary, 1st quarters 2020 19/10/2020
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2019 25/09/2020
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2019 01/07/2020

Publication repertory

Summary tables (STADAT) ( infra-annual data annual data )

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Active, retired and other inactive households

14.1.1.17. Active, retired, unemployed and other inactive households and persons by income quintiles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.18. Labour income per capita of active, retired, unemployed and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.19. Social and other income per capita of active, retired, unemployed and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.20. Gross and net income per capita of active, retired, unemployed and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.21. Income amount necessary for the living standard of the active, retired, unemployed and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.37. Annual per capita expenditure of active, pensioner and other inactive households by COICOP and income quintiles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.38. Dwelling related data of the active, retired and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.39. Average annual stock of durable consumer goods of the active, retired and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.40. Detailed annual consumption per capita of the active, retired and other inactive households by COICOP grouping, by income quintiles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.41. Annual food consumption volume per capita of the active, retired and other inactive households by income quintiles 04/11/2021

All households

14.1.1.2. Number of households and persons by income deciles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.3. Labour income per capita by income deciles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.4. Social and other income by income deciles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.5. Gross and net income per capita by income deciles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.6. Data of total households by age group and educational attainment of reference person and by age structure of household members 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.7. Labour income per capita by age group, educational attainment and the age structure of the members of the household of the reference person 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.8. Social and other income per capita by age group, educational attainment and the age structure of the members of the household of the reference person 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.9. Gross and net income per capita by age group, educational attainment level and the age structure of the members of the household of the reference person 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.10. Necessary amount of income on different subsistence level by income deciles 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.11. Necessary amount of income on different subsistence level by age group and educational attainment level of reference person and by age structure of household members 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.22. Number of households, characteristics of household members by their income-earning activities by income deciles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.23. Data on housing by activity status, deciles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.24. Average annual stock of durable consumer goods by income deciles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.25. Annual per capita expenditure by COICOP, income deciles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.26. Annual food consumption volume per capita by income deciles 04/11/2021
14.1.1.27. Number of households, characteristics of household members by their income-earning activities by the age group, educational attainment of the reference person and by the age structure of the members of the household 04/11/2021
14.1.1.28. Dwelling related data by the age group and educational attainment of the reference person and by the age structure of the members of the household 04/11/2021
14.1.1.29. Average yearly stock of consumer durables by age group and educational attainment of reference person and by age structure of household members 04/11/2021
14.1.1.30. Annual per capita expenditure by COICOP, age group and educational attainment of reference person and by age structure of household members 04/11/2021
14.1.1.31. Annual per capita quantity of food consumption by age group and educational attainment of reference person and by age structure of household members 04/11/2021

Consumption

14.1.2.6. Number of households, characteristics of persons by activity status regions and type of settlements 04/11/2021
14.1.2.7. Distribution of households and dwellings by activity status, regions and type of settlements 04/11/2021
14.1.2.8. Average yearly stock of consumer durables by regions and type of settlements 04/11/2021
14.1.2.9. Annual per capita expenditure by COICOP, regions and type of settlements 04/11/2021
14.1.2.10. Annual per capita quantity of food consumption by regions and type of settlements 04/11/2021

Households with and without children, one-person households

14.1.1.12. Households and persons with or without children as well as one-person households 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.13. Labour income per capita of households with or without children as well as one-person households 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.14. Social and other income of households with or without children or single person 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.15. Gross and net income of households with or without children or single person 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.16. Necessary amount of income on different subsistence level by households with or without dependent children, or single person 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.32. Number of households with and without children, one-person households, characteristics of the household members by their income-earning activities 04/11/2021
14.1.1.33. Data on housing by households with dependent children, without child and single person households 04/11/2021
14.1.1.34. Average yearly stock of consumer durables by households with dependent children, without child and single person households 04/11/2021
14.1.1.35. Annual per capita expenditure by COICOP in households with dependent children, without child and single person households 04/11/2021
14.1.1.36. Annual per capita quantity of food consumption by households with dependent children, without child and single person households 04/11/2021

Income

14.1.2.1. Data of total households by regions and degree of urbanization 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.2.2. Labour income per capita by region and degree of urbanization 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.2.3. Social and other income per capita by region and degree of urbanization 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.2.4. Gross and net income per capita by region and degree of urbanization 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.2.5. Income amount necessary for the living standard on different subsistence levels by region and degree of urbanization 04/11/2021 04/11/2022

Poverty, social exclusion

5.1.1.8. Relative at risk of poverty gap by age and sex 25/01/2022 04/11/2022
5.1.1.2. People at risk of poverty or social exclusion by sex, age, educational attainment level, income quintile, most frequent activity status, household type 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.3. At-risk-of-poverty thresholds by household type 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.4. At-risk-of-poverty rate by poverty threshold by sex, age, educational attainment, income quintile, most frequent activity status, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.5. Severe material deprivation rate by sex, age, educational attainment level, income quintile, most frequent activity 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.6. Proportion of those affected by each item of material deprivation 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.7. People living in households with very low work intensity by sex, age, educational attainment level, income quintile, most frequent activity status, household type (0–59 years old) 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.9. Income inequality by the Gini coefficient and the S80/S20 ratio 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.10. Share of persons living in overcrowded dwelling by age 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.1. People at risk of poverty or social exclusion by region and degree of urbanisation 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.2. At-risk-of-poverty thresholds by region and degree of urbanisation 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.3. Severe material deprivation rate by region and degree of urbanisation 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.4. People living in households with very low work intensity by region and degree of urbanisation 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.3.1. People at risk of poverty or social exclusion by country, group of countries 06/04/2021
5.1.3.2. At-risk-of-poverty thresholds by country, group of countries 06/04/2021
5.1.3.3. Severe material deprivation rate by country, group of countries 06/04/2021
5.1.3.4. People living in households with very low work intensity by country, group of countries 06/04/2021

Subjective Well-being

5.1.1.11. Life satisfaction by sex, age groups, educational attainment, income quintile, economic activity, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.12. Feeling useful by sex, age groups, educational attainment, income quintile, economic activity, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.13. Emotions by sex, age groups, educational attainment, income quintile, economic activity, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.14. Social connections by sex, age groups, educational attainment, income quintile, economic activity, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.15. Trust by sex, age groups, educational attainment, income quintile, economic activity, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.1.16. Sense of security by sex, age groups, educational attainment, income quintile, economic activity, household type and dwelling tenure status 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.5. Changes in satisfaction by region and type of settlement 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.6. Changes in feeling useful by region and type of settlement 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.7. Changes in emotions by region and type of settlement 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.8. Changes in relationships by region and type of settlement 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.9. Changes in trust by region and type of settlement 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.2.10. Changes in sense of security by region and type of settlement 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
5.1.3.5. Satisfaction by country, group of countries 06/04/2021
5.1.3.6. Frequency of feeling happiness by country, group of countries 06/04/2021

Summary data

5.1.1.1. Main indicators of poverty or social exclusion, by reference year 04/11/2021 04/11/2022
14.1.1.1. Data of all households' income and consumption 04/11/2021 04/11/2022

Dissemination database ( infra-annual data annual data )

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Level and structure of consumption

Consumption by deciles 28/03/2022 01/08/2022
Consumption by regions 28/03/2022
Consumption of the Hungarian private households 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Consumption of the Hungarian private households 19/01/2022
Number of households and household structure by deciles 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Number of households and household structure by regions 19/01/2022
Data on housing by deciles 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Data on housing by regions 19/01/2022
Average yearly stock of consumer durables by deciles 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Average yearly stock of consumer durables by regions 19/01/2022
Consumption by regions 18/08/2018 01/08/2022
Consumption of the Hungarian private households 18/08/2018 01/08/2022
Number of households and household structure by regions 18/08/2018 01/08/2022
Data on housing by regions 18/08/2018 01/08/2022
Average yearly stock of consumer durables by regions 18/08/2018 01/08/2022

Income, poverty

Annual per capita receipts and incomes by sources and deciles 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Annual per capita receipts and incomes by sources and regions 19/01/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Well being 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Well being 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Well being 19/01/2022 01/08/2022
Poverty or social exclusion 10/03/2020 01/08/2022
Annual per capita receipts and incomes by sources and regions 18/08/2018 01/08/2022

Data visualisations

Interactive Mapping Application
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2020 – charts
Inflation kaleidoscope
Preparing for Easter
Christmas preparations
Flour from wheat, bread from flour
Day of fish
World Bread Day, 16 October