In order to assess Hungary’s role, share and position in the world and in the EU, it is essential to have comparable and reliable data on other countries. It may be difficult for users to find the appropriate data sources, routinely use international databases, reconcile data from different sources as well as identify and assess the reasons for any methodological differences. In order to make it easier, we have collected on this page our international publications and tables as well as links to major international databases, publication repertories, methodological collections.
UN demographers have prepared their estimate on the changes in world population in three (low, medium and high) scenarios. The data published here are based on the medium model, which is considered the most probable one, after the review in 2022.
Reference period: 2022 (further data shown on chart)
Change in volume of world GDP
The world’s GDP is an indicator comprising a wide range of products produced and services provided in countries on Earth in a particular period, so it measures the total output of these. The change in the volume of GDP is a generally accepted business indicator, which measures the change in the performance of the economy over time.
The HCSO Weekly Monitor is replaced by the HCSO Monitor starting 11 October 2023. The interactive collection of figures, available on the HCSO website, continues to inform about the latest domestic and international social and economic trends, at the same time figures of First Releases have been added to the subjects, as such the content of its categories changed to a certain extent. The figures of the HCSO Monitor may be downloaded, as before, in image and data formats (PNG, SVG and CSV). Feel free to browse the latest data of the HCSO!
The chart collection contains monthly and quarterly indicators of economic and social developments by country and over time. The monthly updated chart collection with the latest available data for each indicator is available here.
Tens of thousands of data of the approximately 500 tables, graphs and maps offer an overview of Hungary’s demographic, social and economic processes, its environmental specifics and their timely changes. Unemployment in the 15–74 age group decreased year-on-year, being 3.6% in 2022. We amass this year commercial, private and other accommodation establishments in one unit, a novelty approach of our publication, providing a better picture about tourist traffic. Tourism nights at accommodation establishments were 39 million 821 thousand in 2022.
In the fourth quarter of 2022, unemployment fell in 14 EU Member States, while in 13 countries – including Hungary – it rose or remained essentially unchanged. The EU average rate fell by 0.3 percentage points to 6.2% compared with a year earlier. Unemployment rates were lowest in Czechia, Poland, Malta, Germany, Slovenia and the Netherlands (between 2.3% and 3.5%), and highest in Greece (12.1%) and Spain (13.0%).
The circumstances caused by the Covid19 pandemic also had a negative impact on the socio-economic development of the V4 countries. This publication examines the return of the economy and society to pre-pandemic levels in the V4 countries and the EU, based on the Eurostat Recovery Dashboard indicators, bearing in mind the priorities (stability, reopening, partnership) set out in the current programme of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Cooperation (Recharging Europe).
The digital publication of Eurostat allows a quick and interactive overview of the status of countries and offers the possibility of their comparison with other European countries. The different visualisation tools offer a playful way to look into selected statistics focusing on population, living conditions, health, working life, income and expenditure and social life.