Denomination Number of the employed Change of number compared to a year before
2021 2022 2022–2021 2022/2021
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 4,567.6 4,619.2 4,663.4 4,687.9 4,674.3 106.7 102.3
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 462.8 479.3 497.5 463.9 460.2 -2.6 99.4
vocational and apprentice school 1,176.7 1,175.4 1,173.2 1,157.3 1,125.3 -51.4 95.6
grammar and other secondary school 1,493.1 1,527.1 1,531.8 1,579.1 1,598.9 105.7 107.1
college and university 1,435.0 1,437.4 1,461.0 1,487.6 1,490.0 55.0 103.8
Region of residence
Budapest 855.1 871.3 875.0 888.6 894.1 39.0 104.6
Pest 646.0 655.7 661.8 670.3 663.3 17.3 102.7
Central Transdanubia 525.4 522.0 526.9 530.6 532.5 7.1 101.4
Western Transdanubia 490.8 498.2 508.2 512.0 504.5 13.8 102.8
Southern Transdanubia 371.9 377.5 380.1 380.7 380.9 9.0 102.4
Northern Hungary 471.6 478.4 484.0 481.0 480.5 9.0 101.9
Northern Great Plain 634.1 644.5 655.1 649.6 647.4 13.2 102.1
Southern Great Plain 572.8 571.6 572.4 575.0 571.0 -1.7 99.7
Working time
part-time 255.4 255.4 248.3 249.7 238.9 -16.6 93.5
full-time 4,312.2 4,363.8 4,415.1 4,438.2 4,435.5 123.3 102.9
not classifieda
Status in employment
employees by contract duration 4,008.0 4,047.1 4,076.6 4,099.2 4,090.5 82.5 102.1
with unlimited duration 3,777.7 3,801.3 3,816.2 3,873.4 3,866.7 89.1 102.4
with limited duration 230.3 245.9 260.5 225.8 223.8 -6.6 97.1
not classifiedb
self-employed 559.6 572.1 586.8 588.7 583.8 24.2 104.3
of which:
member of partnership 160.0 159.8 146.4 151.7 142.8 -17.3 89.2
own-account worker 386.3 398.7 425.4 421.6 426.8 40.5 110.5
Economic activity a year before
was working 4,265.6 4,281.0 4,305.9 4,348.9 4,347.5 81.9 101.9
was unemployed 103.5 127.4 136.8 118.3 118.9 15.4 114.9
was economically inactive 198.5 210.9 220.7 220.7 208.0 9.4 104.8
of which: student 56.0 55.8 59.0 67.2 59.3 3.3 106.0
Industry of the employer
agriculture 203.0 198.9 205.2 198.6 191.9 -11.1 94.5
industry 1,437.8 1,453.9 1,458.7 1,456.9 1,452.5 14.7 101.0
of which:
C manufacturing 965.3 980.9 984.9 992.3 976.6 11.4 101.2
F construction 375.3 376.4 377.7 365.9 375.4 0.1 100.0
services 2,926.8 2,966.5 2,999.5 3,032.4 3,029.5 102.7 103.5
G–N market services 1,622.9 1,675.6 1,708.1 1,732.7 1,726.7 103.8 106.4
O–U non-market services 1,303.9 1,290.8 1,291.4 1,299.7 1,303.2 -0.7 99.9
not classifiedc
Local unit (location of work)
working at domestic unit 4,494.4 4,537.3 4,583.5 4,601.1 4,586.9 92.5 102.1
working at local unit abroad 73.2 82.0 79.9 86.8 87.4 14.2 119.4
Participation in public employment
working in public employment 88.4 86.0 89.0 83.4 78.3 -10.1 88.5
working not in public employment 4,479.2 4,533.3 4,574.5 4,604.5 4,596.0 116.9 102.6

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey.
a
Between 2009 and 2020, persons who were recipients of child care benefits were not considered employed during their absence from work. From those who last worked over 7 years ago, employment characteristics are not available until the end of 2020, so they are placed in the not classified group.
b
Between 2009 and 2020, persons who were recipients of child care benefits were not considered employed during their absence from work. From those who last worked over 7 years ago, employment characteristics are not available by status of employment data until the end of 2020, so they are placed in the not classified group.
c
Between 2009 and 2020, persons who were recipients of child care benefits were not considered employed during their absence from work. From those who last worked over 7 years ago, employment characteristics are not available by industries data until the end of 2020, so they are placed in the not classified group.
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