Denomination Number of the employed Change of number compared to a year before
2022 2023 2023–2022 2023/2022
January–March April–June July–September October–December January–March April–June July–September October–December January–March April–June July–September October–December January–March April–June July–September October–December
thousand persons thousand persons %
Total number of the employed 4,674.3 4,693.2 4,712.2 4,702.5 4,695.8 4,723.8 4,737.2 4,740.2 21.5 30.6 25.0 37.7 100.5 100.7 100.5 100.8
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 460.2 452.9 462.5 447.1 439.3 468.0 472.6 451.9 -20.9 15.1 10.2 4.7 95.5 103.3 102.2 101.1
vocational and apprentice school 1,125.3 1,133.3 1,155.8 1,162.2 1,144.4 1,131.4 1,111.1 1,093.3 19.2 -1.9 -44.7 -68.9 101.7 99.8 96.1 94.1
grammar and other secondary school 1,598.9 1,596.0 1,627.8 1,636.0 1,631.1 1,627.6 1,658.9 1,675.0 32.2 31.6 31.1 39.0 102.0 102.0 101.9 102.4
college and university 1,490.0 1,511.0 1,466.1 1,457.1 1,481.0 1,496.8 1,494.5 1,520.1 -9.0 -14.1 28.4 63.0 99.4 99.1 101.9 104.3
Region of residence
Budapest 894.1 886.8 887.7 885.2 895.6 888.3 900.3 909.8 1.5 1.6 12.7 24.6 100.2 100.2 101.4 102.8
Pest 663.3 672.7 674.0 675.9 679.5 684.5 680.0 688.8 16.2 11.8 6.0 12.9 102.4 101.8 100.9 101.9
Central Transdanubia 532.5 534.3 536.5 533.9 530.1 540.1 542.0 537.0 -2.4 5.8 5.5 3.0 99.5 101.1 101.0 100.6
Western Transdanubia 504.5 500.3 504.5 502.8 501.2 506.1 516.5 517.6 -3.3 5.8 12.1 14.7 99.3 101.2 102.4 102.9
Southern Transdanubia 380.9 383.2 386.2 384.5 379.3 381.2 380.8 379.6 -1.7 -2.0 -5.4 -4.9 99.6 99.5 98.6 98.7
Northern Hungary 480.5 486.4 495.3 493.1 488.5 488.5 490.9 483.4 7.9 2.2 -4.4 -9.8 101.7 100.4 99.1 98.0
Northern Great Plain 647.4 653.9 658.7 655.7 659.9 667.4 661.1 654.7 12.5 13.5 2.4 -1.0 101.9 102.1 100.4 99.9
Southern Great Plain 571.0 575.7 569.4 571.4 561.8 567.8 565.5 569.4 -9.2 -7.9 -3.9 -2.0 98.4 98.6 99.3 99.7
Working time
part-time 238.9 238.4 241.0 237.1 228.0 225.0 218.0 241.0 -10.9 -13.4 -23.0 3.9 95.4 94.4 90.4 101.6
full-time 4,435.5 4,454.8 4,471.1 4,465.4 4,467.8 4,498.8 4,519.2 4,499.3 32.4 44.0 48.0 33.9 100.7 101.0 101.1 100.8
Status in employment 0.0
employees by contract duration 4,090.5 4,108.5 4,118.1 4,107.9 4,114.9 4,147.3 4,154.1 4,177.2 24.4 38.8 36.0 69.2 100.6 100.9 100.9 101.7
with unlimited duration 3,866.7 3,888.2 3,881.1 3,881.6 3,912.5 3,932.9 3,931.9 3,978.4 45.8 44.7 50.8 96.8 101.2 101.1 101.3 102.5
with limited duration 223.8 220.3 237.0 226.4 202.4 214.3 222.1 198.8 -21.4 -5.9 -14.8 -27.6 90.4 97.3 93.7 87.8
self-employed 583.8 584.7 594.1 594.6 580.9 576.6 583.1 563.1 -3.0 -8.2 -11.0 -31.5 99.5 98.6 98.2 94.7
of which:
member of partnership 142.8 151.7 153.6 160.1 164.2 166.2 160.1 152.9 21.5 14.5 6.5 -7.1 115.0 109.6 104.2 95.5
own-account worker 426.8 418.1 422.5 415.0 402.6 392.3 406.2 394.4 -24.2 -25.8 -16.3 -20.6 94.3 93.8 96.1 95.0
Economic activity a year before
was working 4,347.5 4,395.4 4,423.2 4,423.8 4,496.3 4,523.0 4,512.9 4,515.9 148.8 127.6 89.8 92.1 103.4 102.9 102.0 102.1
was unemployed 118.9 101.6 89.2 89.6 100.7 96.9 109.4 115.9 -18.2 -4.6 20.2 26.3 84.7 95.5 122.6 129.4
was economically inactive 208.0 196.2 199.8 189.2 98.9 103.9 114.8 108.5 -109.1 -92.4 -85.0 -80.7 47.5 52.9 57.5 57.4
of which: student 59.3 52.4 57.2 50.4 52.0 53.4 59.0 55.4 -7.4 0.9 1.7 5.0 87.6 101.8 103.0 109.9
Industry of the employer
agriculture 191.9 200.4 204.1 205.6 197.4 210.3 215.9 202.4 5.5 9.9 11.8 -3.2 102.9 104.9 105.8 98.4
industry 1,452.5 1,465.2 1,470.3 1,470.9 1,447.1 1,467.1 1,473.7 1,471.4 -5.5 2.0 3.4 0.4 99.6 100.1 100.2 100.0
of which:
C manufacturing 976.6 983.3 981.9 990.3 972.7 982.1 986.6 987.9 -4.0 -1.1 4.7 -2.4 99.6 99.9 100.5 99.8
F construction 375.4 377.6 385.1 383.5 384.6 390.6 398.1 391.3 9.2 13.0 13.0 7.7 102.5 103.4 103.4 102.0
services 3,029.5 3,027.6 3,037.8 3,025.9 3,051.3 3,046.4 3,047.6 3,066.5 21.8 18.7 9.7 40.5 100.7 100.6 100.3 101.3
of wich:
G–N market services 1,726.7 1,738.3 1,748.6 1,738.6 1,767.0 1,751.7 1,761.8 1,762.2 40.3 13.3 13.2 23.6 102.3 100.8 100.8 101.4
O–Q social public services 1,102.7 1,098.9 1,084.9 1,089.0 1,076.7 1,090.4 1,085.2 1,100.4 -25.9 -8.5 0.3 11.3 97.6 99.2 100.0 101.0
Local unit (location of work)
working at domestic unit 4,586.9 4,598.1 4,621.9 4,602.7 4,594.5 4,621.8 4,628.9 4,632.9 7.6 23.7 7.0 30.2 100.2 100.5 100.2 100.7
working at local unit abroad 87.4 95.1 90.3 99.8 101.3 102.0 108.3 107.3 13.9 6.9 18.0 7.5 115.9 107.3 119.9 107.6
Participation in public employment
working in public employment 78.3 79.6 72.9 69.3 68.2 72.3 66.6 62.7 -10.1 -7.3 -6.3 -6.6 87.1 90.8 91.4 90.5
working not in public employment 4,596.0 4,613.6 4,639.3 4,633.2 4,627.6 4,651.5 4,670.6 4,677.6 31.6 37.9 31.3 44.3 100.7 100.8 100.7 101.0

Footnotes

*Data of labour force survey refer to the population aged 15–74. Source: labour force survey, HCSO.
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