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Népszava erroneously explains the data of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, misinforming readers – HCSO's response to the article “Ultragáz ” 19/06/2024

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HCSO is taking steps in order to increase response propensity – In focus: Data supply improvement 19/06/2024

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Industrial value chain length and territorial concentration – HCSO publishes new experimental statistics 17/06/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 14/06/2024

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Hungary, 2023, this year’s volume of HCSO’s series of comprehensive annual publications comes out 11/06/2024

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We welcome lovers of reading! 10/06/2024

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Statistical essay and short story competition 07/06/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 07/06/2024

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Another professional consultation between the HCSO and the National Association of Hungarian Accountants 03/06/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 31/05/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 24/05/2024

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HCSO publishes new experimental statistics 22/05/2024

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The Investment first release will now be published earlier 22/05/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 17/05/2024

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HCSO to launch agricultural survey 15/05/2024

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József Bálint, economist, statistician, former President of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO), has died 10/05/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 10/05/2024

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HCSO publishes weekly motor fuel price statistics 03/05/2024

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Hungary’s GDP data to come sooner from now on 30/04/2024

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HCSO to publish motor fuel price statistics 26/04/2024

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HCSO journals leading the field – The scientific journals of the HCSO in eminent positions in the Scopus database 22/04/2024

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HCSO to publish motor fuel prices in countries in the region 19/04/2024

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The Hungarian Central Statistical Office is adding a new component to its experimental statistics offer 17/04/2024

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The Hungarian Central Statistical Office and the Public Procurement Authority are putting their cooperation in the field of data sharing on a new footing 28/03/2024

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The Hungarian Central Statistical Office is releasing earlier the „Balance of general government sector, year 2023 and the 4th quarter of 2023” First release 26/03/2024

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After 15 years the HCSO is conducting once again a time use survey 26/03/2024

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The 10th, jubilee Stat Wars contest concluded with the win of Budapest teams 25/03/2024

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The IT area of HCSO will be performing maintenance between 17:00 and 20:00 on (Thursday) 21 March 2024 18/03/2024

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From 1 January 2025, the new TEÁOR nomenclature, TEÁOR'25, will enter into force 08/03/2024

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HCSO and Budapest Metropolitan University strengthen their relationship through a cooperation agreement 05/03/2024

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Employment and unemployment first releases are now merged into a single publication 22/02/2024

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Leadership role in a changing data environment 16/02/2024

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The IT area of HCSO will be performing maintenance between 17:00 and 18:00 on (Thursday) 22 February 2024 13/02/2024

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The IT area of HCSO will be performing maintenance between 17:00 and 18:00 on (Thursday) 8 February 2024 06/02/2024

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HCSO website extended with subpage presenting experimental statistics 06/02/2024

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Ownership rights of the National Data Asset Management Agency (NAVÜ) have been transferred to the Hungarian Central Statistical Office 01/02/2024

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Dr. Áron Kincses, President of HCSO, appointed honorary professor 29/01/2024

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Focus on raising efficiency of data provision 26/01/2024

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The HCSO salutes the cooperation with the professional organisations of accountants and auditors 22/01/2024

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Scientific citation of the HCSO periodicals in leading position 19/01/2024

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Temporary technical slowdown in ’Contact us’ system 17/01/2024

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Consumer price statistics are also produced in a transparent way, in line with the European statistical directives 12/01/2024

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Dr. Mariann Vízkelety dies 10/01/2024

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We would like to inform you that, pursuant to Act XXVI of 2023 and Government Decree 407/2023 (VIII. 30.), our Information Service will be closed between 27 December 2023 and 1 January 2023. 20/12/2023

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GKI analysis based on new factual errors and professional shortcomings 19/12/2023

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The statistical office of the future is built on a century and a half of tradition and experience 18/12/2023

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International audit: the quality and reliability of HCSO data is outstanding 15/12/2023

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HCSO statement on erroneous press reports 08/12/2023

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"Inflation at 9.9% and what lies behind", an article by HCSO experts 06/12/2023

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The Hungarian Central Statistical Office publishes earlier the first release ‘Earnings, October 2023’ 04/12/2023

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HCSO's Real Estate Data Warehouse renewed and expanded 29/11/2023

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On 23 November 2023, between 17:00 and 20:00, the IT area of the HCSO will carry out network maintenance 20/11/2023

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The agricultural census of private holdings has begun 15/11/2023

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On 16 November 2023, between 17:00 and 20:00, the IT area of the HCSO will be carrying out maintenance tasks 13/11/2023

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Prizes of László Buday Statistical History Competition are presented 02/11/2023

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New Head appointed at the Hungarian Demographic Research Institute 31/10/2023

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The President of HCSO receives an honourable invitation from the President of Hungary 27/10/2023

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Statistics in the service of development – Conference at the HCSO 20/10/2023

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New name and renewed content for the interactive collection of figures entitled HCSO Monitor, 12/10/2023

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The Hungarian Central Statistical Office held a trendsetting press breakfast, 10/10/2023

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HCSO takes another step towards register-based population statistics, 06/10/2023

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Press conference held by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, the Hungarian Tourism Agency and the Hungarian Hotel & Restaurant Association, 04/10/2023

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In the 4th quarter of 2023, the first release on the turnover of tourist accommodation establishments will be published on the website of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office at the same time as the first release on retail trade turnover, 01/10/2023

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Census 2022: final data presented by HCSO, 26/09/2023

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Increased interest at the weekend open days at HCSO, 18/09/2023

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A "What do we live from?" survey to start soon – HCSO will survey 15 thousand households by the end of the year, 30/08/2023

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The scientific performance of HCSO journals is at the international forefront, 24/08/2023

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HCSO congratulates recipients of state awards on the occasion of our national holiday, 22/08/2023

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We would like to inform you that on 22 August 2023 (Tuesday) between 8:00 and 12:00, we will be carrying out website maintenance, 21/08/2023

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The Fényes Elek Awards of this year have been handed out 14/07/2023

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The Dissemination Database will be unavailable on 13 July 2023 from 17:00 to 19:00 for maintenance 12/07/2023

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László Ormai, economist and statistician, has died 11/07/2023

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Magyarország, 2022, the latest volume in HCSO’s annual summary series is published 20/06/2023

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Dr. Áron Kincses is the new President of HCSO 12/06/2023

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New President to lead the HCSO 05/06/2023

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New title and expanded content for the first release on commercial accommodation establishments 31/05/2023

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Áron Kincses, Deputy President of HCSO, becomes doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 05/05/2023

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The data category underlying earnings statistics is enlarged 22/03/2023

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HCSO publishes the first results of the 2022 census 16/02/2023

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Communication of the HCSO on the violation of the embargo rules on official statistical data 10/02/2023

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In-person customer service and the sale of publications are temporarily paused 08/02/2023

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Communication of the HCSO on pre-release access to official statistical data, 06/02/2023

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The territorial code system has been modified 27/01/2023

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A new function has been added to the Publication and revision calendar 17/01/2023

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Please be informed that, pursuant to Government Decree 369/2022 (IX. 29.), our Information Service will be closed between 22 December 2022 and 6 January 2023. 20/12/2022

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Statistical cooperation among V4 countries continues 01/12/2022

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2023 dissemination calendar for first releases is now available 23/11/2022

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Enumeration stage of the population census starting on Thursday 24/10/2022

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Notice regarding the consideration of gas and electric energy price changes in calculating the consumer price index 09/08/2022

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Face-to-face and telephone reception temporarily suspended 18/07/2022

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Our Information Service will be closed for technical reasons 08/06/2022

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Dr. Gabriella Vukovich is again elected Chair of the United Nations Statistical Commission 28/02/2022

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For technical reasons, our personal reception will be closed on Friday 21 January 2022 20/01/2022

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Service disruption due to IT maintenance 20/01/2022

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The "Society" volume of the National Atlas of Hungary wins a prize in Florence! 22/12/2021

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Customer reception during the holidays 16/12/2021

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The 2022 dissemination calendar for first releases is now available 14/12/2021

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Due to network maintenance on our website on 16.10.2021 (Saturday) between 00:01 - 06:00 am, service outages are expected 14/10/2021

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The dissemination database will be unavailable on 15 October 2021 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. due to maintenance 13/10/2021

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Due to network maintenance our website may be temporarily unavailable on 16 September 2021 (Thursday) between 6 and 10 p.m. 14/09/2021

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The main building of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office and the HCSO Library will open its doors to the public on the occasion of the Cultural Heritage Days on 18-19 September 2021. 14/09/2021

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Our scientific journal Regional Statistics in the Q2 group of the Scopus scientific database. 02/06/2021

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Our scientific journal Területi Statisztika has been promoted to the Q2 group of the Scopus scientific database. 02/06/2021

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The dissemination database will be unavailable on 28 May 2021 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. due to maintenance. 27/05/2021

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Our personal reception and research room are waiting for you again 11/05/2021

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On April 16 (Friday) from 19:00 to 23:00, some services may be down for maintenance 15/04/2021

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Due to maintenance the dissemination database will be unavailable on 12 April 2021 (Monday) between 5 and 6 p.m. 09/04/2021

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An upgraded set of STADAT tables on the HCSO website
New features in set of tables summarizing key data
06/04/2021

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Our customer reception and sales of publications are temporarily suspended 08/03/2021

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Gabriella Vukovich is Vice-Chair of the UN Statistical Commission 02/03/2021

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HCSO starts to release labour force survey data according to a new methodology 26/02/2021

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Due to network maintenance our website is expected to show brief service outages between 26 February 4 p.m. and 27 February 8 a.m. 2021 26/02/2021

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The date of the population census is changing 08/02/2021

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Holiday customer service 21/12/2020

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The 2021 Publication Calendar for the HCSO First Releases has been published 18/12/2020

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Customer service in person is temporarily unavailable 2020. 14/12/2020

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Changes in next year’s household surveys 03/12/2020

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Due to network maintenance, our website may be temporarily unavailable on 5 November 2020. 04/11/2020

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Our personal customer reception is temporarily suspended 25/09/2020

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Regional Statistics and Területi Statisztika are rated Q2 and Q3, respectively, in the Scopus scientific database 18/06/2020

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Due to maintenance, our Interactive Visualizing Mapping Application will be unavailable on 11 June 2020 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 10/06/2020

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Due to network maintenance, our website will be unavailable for short periods between 17 and 19 April 2020. 16/04/2020

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Due to maintenance the Dissemination database will be temporarily inaccessible on 3 April 2020 between 4 and 8 p.m. 02/04/2020

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Dissemination of European Statistics after Brexit in statistical publications 02/03/2020

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Special holiday hours 18/12/2019

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HCSO has published the calendar of its first releases for 2020 20/11/2019

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Redesigning our world: sustainable development framework 2030 06/11/2019

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Our site is expected to be unavailable from 20:00 to 22:00 on 10/03/2019 due to technical reasons. 03/10/2019

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There was a correction in the first release titled "Balance of general government sector" 01/10/2019

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The SDMX World Conference organized by HCSO was held in Budapest 25/09/2019

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Our site will be unavailable from 15:00 on 09/20/2019 due to technical reasons. 18/09/2019

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Introduction of co-ordination of samples for business statistics surveys conducted by the HCSO 04/07/2019

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How do you use the HCSO website? – Call for participation in user research 05/06/2019

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European Statistics Code of Practice 29/04/2019

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Please note that the telephone number of the Information Service is temporarily unavailable due to technical reasons. 10/04/2019

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Earnings statistics from new data source 29/03/2019

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The First release ’Retail trade, February 2019’ is published earlier 28/03/2019

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Statistics on earnings is renewing – more detailed information 22/01/2019

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Publication of the Dissemination calendar of first releases for 2019. 02/01/2019

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Due to maintenance the data in the Metainformation menu is temporarily inaccessible by topic at present. 20/12/2018

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Gabriella Vukovich was elected Vice President of the International Statistical Institute. 14/12/2018

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The Dissemination database is not be available on 10 December 2018 due to technical reasons. 10/12/2018

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The Dissemination database will not be available between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on 6 December 2018 due to maintenance. 05/12/2018

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Relation between National Statistical Offices is tightened 31/10/2018

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Jubilee time use conference in Budapest
40th International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference – Budapest, 24–26 October 2018
25/10/2018

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Due to technical reasons downtime or slowdown may occur in the telephone access to the Information service occasionally and temporarily 03/10/2018

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Updates of time series of quarterly national accounts and GDP 02/10/2018

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Medium-Sized Towns in European Spatial Structure – international conference, 17 October 2018 18.09.2018. – Presentations delivered at the conference are available. 25/10/2018

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Release of the Hungarian Generic Statistical Business Process Model (HGSBPM) 29/08/2018

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Our website is expected to be unavailable from 2 pm to 5 pm on 3 August 2018 (Friday) due to maintenance 01/08/2018

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Due to technical reasons, short downtimes or slowdown may occur in the access to our website on 26 July 2018 (Thursday) between 4:30 and 6:30 pm. 24/07/2018

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Our website will not be available on 8 June between 2 pm and 5 pm due to technical reasons 05/06/2018

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GDPR and management of statistical data 28/05/2018

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Leaders of the National Statistical Institutes of the Visegrád Group (V4) Signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Co-operation 19/04/2018

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The new Classification of Domains of Official Statistics (DOS) entered into force from 3 April 2018 09/04/2018

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Due to technical reasons, short downtimes or network slowdown may occur in the access to our website 20/02/2018

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Hungarian Central Statistical Office is now using the latest version of JDemetra+ for seasonal adjustments 16/01/2018

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Publication of the dissemination calendar of first releases for year 2018 04/12/2017

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The Hungarian Central Statistical Office organises the most significant statistical conference of the European Union for the second time 21/09/2017

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Elek Fényes born 210 years ago 07/07/2017

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Our website is expected to be unavailable from 2 pm on 7 July to 8 am on 9 July 2017 due to the complete network reconstruction of HCSO 04/07/2017

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The Information Service will not be available on Friday, 19 May 2017 from 12 pm due to network failure 18/05/2017

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The Dissemination database is not going to be available on 10 May from 10:00 to 18:00 due to maintenance 08/05/2017

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The National Statistical Co-ordination Board was established 30/03/2017

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Change in the release date of the first release ‘Construction, February 2017’ 16/03/2017

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The Dissemination database will not be available between 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on 3 March 2017 due to maintenance 01/03/2017

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Hungarian Central Statistical Office is now using JDemetra+ for seasonal adjustment 21/02/2017

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Press release on changing the release date of the first release ‘Livestock’ in September 15/02/2017

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The journal ‘Területi Statisztika’ has been included in SCOPUS, the largest scientific database of the world 26/01/2017

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Publication of the dissemination calendar of first releases for the year 2017 04/01/2017

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Service interruption due to maintenance 23/11/2016

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Changes implemented in quarterly time series of gross domestic product (GDP) 15/11/2016

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Publication of the dissemination calendar of first releases for the 1st quarter of 2017 08/11/2016

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Gabriella Vukovich, President of HCSO was elected a Council member of the International Statistical Institute 26/10/2016

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The website of Hungarian Central Statistical Office is not going to be available from 23:00 on 6 October to 04:00 on 7 October due to maintenance 04/10/2016

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The Senate of the Corvinus University of Budapest awarded the title of honorary professor to Dr. Zsolt Németh, Deputy President of HCSO 04/10/2016

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The Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2015 has been published 26/08/2016

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Press release on changing the September release date of the first release ‘Ear cereals’ 16/08/2016

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Decision No. 76/2016 (VII.5.) ME of the Prime Minister on the renewal of the nomination of the Deputy President of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office 12/07/2016

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Zsolt Spéder was elected the President of the European Association for Population Studies 12/07/2016

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The fixed lines of HCSO cannot, or can only intermittently, be called from outside the office 07/07/2016

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The website is not going to be available between 7 July 8 p.m. and 8 July 2 a.m. due to maintenance 06/07/2016

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The website is not going to be available from 8:00 to 20:00 on 18 June due to maintenance 17/06/2016

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Decision No. 62/2016 (VI.7.) ME of the Prime Minister on the renewal of the nomination of the President of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office 08/06/2016

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Presidents of statistical offices from all over the world hold their meeting in HCSO 25/05/2016

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Preliminary 30-day GDP flash estimate for Europe 29/04/2016

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Press Release on Eurostat’s reservations in relation to the Hungarian EDP Report 21/04/2016

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HCSO website will not be available between 8 April 2016, 3 p.m. and 10 April 2016, 12 a.m. 06/04/2016

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Press release on changing the release date of the first release ‘Construction’ 04/01/2016

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Applying changes in gross domestic product (GDP) calculation to quarterly data 13/11/2015

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Publishing the dissemination calendar of first releases for the year 2016 09/10/2015

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The publication titled ‘National accounts of Hungary, 2014 (2nd preliminary data)’ has been published 30/09/2015

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Maintenance works in the Dissemination database sub-menu of the website 03/09/2015

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Doors Open Days at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office – 19–20 September 2015 02/09/2015

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Our website will not be available in the evening on 18 August 2015 18/08/2015

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“Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2014” has come out 13/08/2015

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Access to our website may sometimes be problematic in the evening on 29 July 2015 27/07/2015

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Access to our website may sometimes be problematic in the evening on 22 July 2015 20/07/2015

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The University of Miskolc awarded the title honorary doctorate ’Doctor honoris causa’ to Dr. Gabriella Vukovich 29/06/2015

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Due to software development, the Dissemination database will not be available temporarily 18/06/2015

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Due to software upgrades, the accessibility of our website may not be smooth 18/06/2015

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HUNGARY, 2014 – Report of HCSO to the Parliament on the state of economy and society 12/06/2015

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Statistical yearbooks of 2012 are freely downloadable 09/06/2015

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20 October 2015, World Statistics Day 03/06/2015 4:30 p.m.

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The Statistical Pocketbook of Hungary, 2014 has been published 18/05/2015

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Software development in the submenu ’Metainformation’ on our website 16/04/2015

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Cooperation agreement between the Hungarian Central Statistical Office and the Corvinus University of Budapest 10/04/2015

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Press release of Hungarian Central Statistical Office: Stake of judging gross domestic product (GDP) 02/04/2015

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András Klinger, demographer, former deputy president of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO) passed away. 25/03/2015

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Press release of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office in connection with the article titled ‘Mesevilág’ published on 12 March 2015 in HVG 13/03/2015

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First releases of HCSO get renewed 24/02/2015

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Press release on publishing the dissemination calendar of first releases and statistical reflections containing leading indicators for the year 2015 19/12/2014

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Since December 2014, grossing up data of the Labour Force Survey is based on the 2011 census data 17/12/2014

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The publication ’Living standards of households’ has been published 26/11/2014

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Applying methodological change in gross domestic product (GDP) calculation to quarterly data 14/11/2014

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Balance and debt of general government sector - second EDP notification of 2014 21/10/2014.

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Publication of preliminary dissemination calendar of first releases for 1st quarter 2015 06/10/2014

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Balance and debt of general government sector - second EDP notification of 2014 30/09/2014

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Dr. Géza Tóth successfully defended his habilitation at the Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering of the University of Miskolc 30/09/2014

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Methodological change in calculation of gross domestic product (GDP) and in compilation of national accounts 30/09/2014

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Doors Open Days at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office 09/09/2014

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The updating of the Dissemination database of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office does not work today due to technical reasons 09/09/2014

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The UN Secretary General invited dr. Gabriella Vukovich, President of HCSO to the independent panel of experts established for the purpose to put data revolution in the service of sustainable development 05/09/2014

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Pál Pozsonyi, head of the National Accounts Department was decorated with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary 21/08/2014

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The publication titled “Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2013” has come out 21/08/2014

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The European Population Conference is held in Hungary 27/06/2014

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Gabriella Vukovich Acting Chair of UN Statistical Commission 16/06/2014

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