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Labour

There are several sources of labour market data: the labour force survey, which collects data on the economic activity of the population (unemployment, employment) and the institutional data collections and administrative data, which serve as a source to illustrate, for example, the characteristics of earnings hours worked, average staff number, job vacancies, labor costs, strike events. The statistical domain also includes the calculation of the real wage index and the publication of the minimum wage and the guaranteed minimum wage data.

Key figures

Employment rate

Indicator description

The ratio of employed persons to the population of corresponding age. The indicator can be calculated for different age groups, the default is the age group 15–64. Further selected age groups: 15–74, 15–24, 25—54, 55–64 and 20–64.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: Q4 2020

Unemployment rate

Indicator description

The ratio of unemployed persons to the economically active population of corresponding age. The indicator can be calculated for different age groups, the default is the age group 15–74. Further selected age groups: 15–64, 15–24, 25—54 and 55–74.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: Q4 2020

Changes in average gross monthly earnings of full-time employees

Indicator description

The indicator shows the changes in average gross monthly earnings of full-time employees compared to the same period of the previous year. The data refer to enterprises employing at least 5 persons, all budgetary institutions and non-profit organisations that are important in respect of employment. Average earnings are the ratio of wage costs and average staff number. The components of earnings are basic wage, wage supplements, additional pay, bonuses, premium, salary for the 13th and further months. Gross earnings include personal income tax, health insurance and pension contributions, as well as labour market contribution.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: December 2020

Share of job vacancies

Indicator description

Job vacancies at an employer are jobs which are newly established or became vacant, or jobs expected to become vacant in the near future (within 3 months), for which employers had already taken active steps to fill as soon as possible. Posts to be filled only by subcontractors, labour force lending, casual work assignment or internal transfer of existing employees, unpaid apprentices or public workers are not considered as job vacancies. Furthermore, posts reserved for those who are in employment relationship, but are not obliged to work are neither considered job vacancies. Data refer to enterprises employing at least 5 persons, all budgetary institutions and non-profit organisations that are important in respect of employment.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2018

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First releases

Latest release Next release
Employment, January 2021 26/02/2021 30/03/2021
Earnings, December 2020 25/02/2021 31/03/2021
Unemployment, January 2021 26/02/2021 30/03/2021

Publications

Released
Labour market trends, 1st half of 2020 02/02/2021
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
Labour market trends, quarters 1–4 of 2019 23/09/2020
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2019 01/07/2020
Labour market trends, quarters 1–3 of 2019 03/03/2020
Hungary, 1st–3rd quarters 2019 20/12/2019
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2018 20/12/2019
Labour market trends, 1st half of 2019 06/11/2019
Hungary, 1st semester 2019 14/10/2019
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2018 30/09/2019
Hungary, 2018 27/08/2019
Hungary, 1st quarter 2019 14/08/2019
Labour market trends, 1st quarter 2019 08/08/2019
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2018 06/08/2019
Labour market trends, quarters 1–4 of 2018 02/05/2019
Labour market trends, quarters 1–3 of 2018 09/01/2019

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

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Population living in private households

2.1.0.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 by sex, monthly data 26/02/2021 30/03/2021
2.1.0.2. Economic activity of population aged 15–64 by sex, monthly data 26/02/2021 30/03/2021
2.1.2.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.2.2. Economic activity of population aged 15–64 by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.3. Economic activity of population of working age by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.4. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 by age-groups and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.5. Population aged 15–74 by highest educational qualification and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 by sex 26/02/2021

Summary tables

2.1.1.1. Changes in the number of the employed aged 15–74 27/07/2017 28/01/2021
2.1.1.2. Changes in the employment rate of the population aged 15–74 28/01/2021
2.1.1.3. Changes in the number of the unemployed aged 15–74 19/02/2021
2.1.1.4. Changes in the unemployment rate of the population aged 15–74 28/01/2021
2.1.31. Earnings, number of employees – Data of enterprises with at least 5 employees, budgetary institutions on a full scope basis and non-profit organisations which are significant in respect of employment 25/02/2021
2.1.32. Earnings, number of employees – enterprises with 5 or more employees 25/02/2021
2.1.33. Earnings, number of employees – budgetary institutions 25/02/2021
2.1.34. Earnings, number of employees – nonprofit organization where employment is important 25/02/2021
2.1.35. Number of fostered workers, gross earnings of full-time fostered workers 25/02/2021
2.1.30. Earnings, number of employees – Data of enterprises with at least 5 employees, budgetary institutions on a full scope basis and non-profit organisations which are significant in respect of employment 25/02/2021
2.1.31. Earnings, number of employees – enterprises with 5 or more employees 25/02/2021
2.1.32. Earnings, number of employees – budgetary institutions 25/02/2021
2.1.33. Earnings, number of employees – nonprofit organization where employment is important 25/02/2021
2.1.34. Number of fostered workers, gross earnings of full-time fostered workers 25/02/2021

Employed, employment rate

2.1.6. Employed persons by age group and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.7.2. Employed persons by industries, economic branches and sex – NACE Rev. 2 26/02/2021
2.1.8.1. Employed persons by major occupational groups – HSCO'93 (2006–2010) 26/02/2021
2.1.8.2. Employed persons by major occupational groups – HSCO'08 26/02/2021
2.1.9. Employed persons by status in employment 26/02/2021
2.1.10. Employed persons by highest educational qualification and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.11. Employed persons by part- or full-time and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.12. Employees by contract duration and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.13. Employment rate by age-group and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.8.1. Employed persons by major occupational groups – HSCO'93 (2006–2010) 26/02/2021

Unemployed, unemployment rate

2.1.14. Number of unemployed persons by age-group and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.15.2. Unemployed persons by industry of previous workplace and by sex – NACE Rev. 2 26/02/2021
2.1.16.2. Unemployed persons by major occupational groups and by sex – HSCO'08 26/02/2021
2.1.17. Unemployed persons by status in employment and by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.18. Number of unemployed persons by job search duration and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.19. Number of unemployed persons by highest educational qualification and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.20. Number of unemployed persons by reason for leave of their previous workplace by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.21. Number of unemployed persons by type of employment sought, by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.22. Unemployment rate by age-group and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.17.1. Unemployed persons by major occupational groups – HSCO'93 (2006–2010) 26/02/2021

Economically active, inactive, activity rate

2.1.23. Economically active persons by age group and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.24. Economically inactive persons by age group and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.25. Economically inactive population by highest educational qualification and sex 26/02/2021
2.1.26. Economically inactive persons by willingness to work and by sex 26/02/2021
2.1.27. Activity rate by age-group and sex 26/02/2021

Seasonally adjusted data

2.1.28. Seasonally adjusted time series of employed and unemployed persons 19/02/2021
2.1.29. Seasonally adjusted time series of employed persons by sex 19/02/2021
2.1.30. Seasonally adjusted time series of economically active and inactive persons 19/02/2021

Number of employees

2.1.36. Number of employees by economic branches – national economy total 25/02/2021
2.1.35. Number of employees by economic branches 25/02/2021

Gross earnings

2.1.38. Average gross earnings of full-time employees by economic branches 25/02/2021
2.1.39. Average gross earnings of full time employees by major demographic characteristics 25/02/2021
2.1.40. Average gross earnings of full time employees by major characteristics of the job 25/02/2021
2.1.44. Median gross earnings of full-time employees by economic branches 25/02/2021

Average gross earnings

2.1.39. Monthly gross earnings of full-time employees by economic branches – national economy total 25/02/2021
2.1.40. Average gross earnings of full time employees by major demographic characteristics 25/02/2021
2.1.41. Average gross earnings of full time employees by major characteristics of the job 25/02/2021

Average net earnings

2.1.42. Net average earnings without tax benefits of full-time employees by economic branches – national economy total 25/02/2021
2.1.43. Net average earnings without benefits of full time employees by major demographic characteristics 25/02/2021
2.1.44. Net average earnings without benefits of full time employees by major characteristics of the job 25/02/2021

Average gross regular earnings

2.1.45. Average gross regular earnings of full time employees by economic branches 25/02/2021

Earnings of employees by SNA concept

2.1.46. Average monthly wages and salaries of full time employees in the national economy 25/02/2021
2.1.51. Average monthly wages and salaries of full time employees by economic branches 25/02/2021

Net earnings

2.1.47. Net average earnings without tax benefits of full-time employees by economic branches 25/02/2021
2.1.48. Net average earnings without benefits of full time employees by major demographic characteristics 25/02/2021
2.1.49. Net average earnings without benefits of full time employees by major characteristics of the job 25/02/2021

Number of job vacancies

2.1.47. Number of job vacancies and the job vacancies rate 10/12/2020 11/03/2021

Labour cost survey of HCSO

2.1.48. Labour cost indexes 15/01/2021 12/03/2021

Gross regular earnings

2.1.50. Average gross regular earnings of full time employees by economic branches 25/02/2021

Minimum wages, real earnings

2.1.54. Minimum wages 01/02/2021
2.1.55. Changes in real wages and salaries 25/02/2021

Number of job vacancies, Strikes

2.1.59. Strikes 29/01/2021

Regional Data

6.2.1.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 26/02/2021
6.2.1.2. Economic activity of population aged 15–64 26/02/2021
6.2.1.3. Number of employed persons 26/02/2021
6.2.1.4.2. Employed persons by industries, by regions – NACE Rev. 2 26/02/2021
6.2.1.5. Employed persons by status in employment, by regions 26/02/2021
6.2.1.6. Number of unemployed persons 26/02/2021
6.2.1.7. Economically active population aged 15–74 years 26/02/2021
6.2.1.8. Economically inactive population 26/02/2021
6.2.1.9. Activity rate 26/02/2021
6.2.1.10. Employment rate 26/02/2021
6.2.1.11. Unemployment rate 26/02/2021
6.2.1.12. Number of employees by location of the employer's head office 25/02/2021
6.2.1.13. Average gross earnings of full-time employees by location of the employer's head office 25/02/2021
6.2.1.14. Average net earnings of full-time employees without benefits by location of the employer's head office 25/02/2021
6.2.1.15. Number of registered jobseekers 19/02/2021
6.2.1.16. Number of registered career-starter jobseekers 19/02/2021
6.2.1.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–74 26/02/2021
6.2.1.4.2. Employed persons by industries – NACE Rev. 2 26/02/2021

International Data

7.1. Unemployment rate of population aged 15–64 26/02/2021 22/03/2021

Dissemination database ( infra-annual data annual data )

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Employment - Population and Housing Population and Housing Census

Data of population by main characteristics of employment by region from Microcensus 2016 28/02/2019
Population by main characteristics of employment by size-group of population and region of place of residence 14/04/2014
Population by main characteristics of employment by region of place of work 14/04/2014
Population by main characteristics of employment by region of place of residence 14/04/2014

Labour force

Employees by Industry (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Employed Persons by Counties and Regions (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Employed Persons by Industry (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Economic Activity Measures by Counties 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Economically Active Persons by Counties 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Economically Inactive Persons by Counties 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Data by Economic Activity and Counties 26/02/2021 12/03/2021
Employees by Age-groups (NACE Rev.2, HSCO-08) 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Employees by Sex (NACE Rev.2, HSCO-08) 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Employed Persons by Age-group (NACE Rev.2, HSCO-08) 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Employed Persons by Sex (NACE Rev.2, HSCO 08) 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economically Active Persons by Age-group 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economically Active Persons by Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economically Inactive Persons by Age-group 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economically Inactive Persons by Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Unemployed Persons by Age-groups (NACE Rev.2, HSCO-08) 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Unemployed Persons by Sex (NACE Rev.2, HSCO-08) 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economic Activity Measures of Population Aged 15-64 by Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economic Activity Measures of Population Aged 15-64 by Aggregated Age-groups 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Population Aged 15-64 by Economic Activity and Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Population Aged 15-64 by Economic Activity and Aggregated Age-group 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economic Activity Measures of Population Aged 15-74 Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Economic Activity Measures of Population Aged 15-74 by Aggregated Age-groups 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Population Aged 15-74 by Economic Activity and Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Population Aged 15-74 by Economic Activity and Aggregated Age-group 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Employment Rate of Population Aged 20-64 by Sex 19/02/2021 20/05/2021
Unemployed Persons by Age-group 20/01/2015
Unemployed Persons by Sex 20/01/2015
Employees by Age-group 16/01/2015
Employees by Age-groups (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 16/01/2015
Employees by Sex 16/01/2015
Employees by Sex (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 16/01/2015
Employees by Industry 16/01/2015
Employed Persons by Age-group 16/01/2015
Employed Persons by Age-group (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 16/01/2015
Employed Persons by Counties 16/01/2015
Employed Persons by Sex 16/01/2015
Employed Persons by Sex (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 16/01/2015
Employed Persons by Industry 16/01/2015
Unemployed Persons by Age-groups (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 16/01/2015
Unemployed Persons by Sex (Economic activities by NACE Rev.2) 16/01/2015

Earnings

Monthly labour data of the national economy 25/02/2021 31/03/2021
Main data of labour of national economy 21/02/2019
Main data of labour of national economy 21/02/2019
Main data of labour 21/02/2019
Main data of labour of national economy 20/02/2018
Main data of labour of national economy 20/02/2018
Main data of labour 20/02/2018
Main data of labour of business sector 23/05/2012
Main data of labour of national economy 19/05/2010
Main data of labour of national economy 19/05/2010
Main data of labour of national economy 19/05/2010
Main data of labour 19/05/2010

Labour cost

Labour cost in national economy 16/03/2020 31/03/2021
Labour cost in national economy 16/03/2020 31/03/2021
Labour cost in national economy 16/03/2020 31/03/2021
Labour cost in private sector (enterprises with more than 4 employees) 16/03/2020 31/03/2021
Labour cost in privat sector (enterprises with more than 49 employees) 16/03/2020 31/03/2021
Labour cost in privat sector (enterprises with more than 49 employees) 16/03/2020 31/03/2021
Labour cost in national economy 23/04/2015
Labour cost in privat sector (enterprises with more than 4 employees) 23/04/2015
Labour cost in national economy 17/04/2015
Labour cost in privat sector (enterprises with more than 49 employees) 17/04/2015

Census data

Census
National regional data Population census 2011
5. Economic activity of the population Microcensus 2016

Data visualisations

Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2019 – charts
On the road – data on European mobility
Performance of the Hungarian economy, 2019
(updated on 10 March 2020)
Happy Women’s Day
Interactive Mapping Application
Weekend work
16–29-year-old Hungarian young people in focus, 2018
Working mothers
Time use 2010
Hungarian-Polish Friendship Day, 23 March
Microcensus 2016 – Educational attainment of the Hungarian population
Time use survey 2009/2010 (animation)
Time use survey 2009/2010
Economic Trends