Denomination Number of the unemployed
2021 2022
January–March April–June July–September October–December January–March April–June July–September October–December
Total number of the unemployed 214.8 198.0 189.7 180.3 181.1
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 59.8 59.5 57.5 58.2 59.7
vocational and apprentice school 56.7 51.3 49.1 44.2 46.2
grammar and other secondary school 68.6 61.8 59.6 52.9 51.5
college and university 29.7 25.4 23.5 25.0 23.6
Region of residence
Budapest 30.9 27.0 21.5 25.4 19.9
Pest 25.7 19.6 18.0 16.9 15.4
Central Transdanubia 12.7 12.9 11.0 8.6 9.4
Western Transdanubia 11.8 12.2 11.9 9.9 11.4
Southern Transdanubia 21.0 17.9 18.5 18.3 19.4
Northern Hungary 28.4 29.9 35.1 33.2 34.4
Northern Great Plain 50.2 51.7 48.4 47.0 47.4
Southern Great Plain 34.1 26.9 25.3 20.9 23.8
Economic activity a year before
was working 97.4 75.5 61.2 58.4 66.3
was unemployed 73.1 87.3 87.3 90.4 88.6
was economically inactive 44.3 35.2 41.3 31.5 26.2
of which: student 20.0 18.1 22.2 15.0 11.6
Reason for leave of previous workplace
lost job, or own business bankrupted 94.8 81.2 82.0 71.8 69.2
quit job, ceased business 23.2 21.7 22.8 25.8 28.2
seasonal work terminated 14.2 13.6 7.8 14.0 12.9
public work terminated 13.7 18.6 16.8 16.8 15.9
family responsibilities 7.1 6.6 5.0 6.3 7.4
othera 31.0 24.0 18.0 16.7 24.3
never had regular work 30.7 32.2 37.3 29.0 23.3
Industry of the previous employer
agriculture 6.7 8.3 5.3 8.6 9.3
industry 65.4 54.2 51.5 47.5 53.9
of which:
C manufacturing 42.7 35.7 37.9 33.7 34.8
F construction 18.4 16.3 12.7 12.2 17.1
services 104.3 94.6 89.4 88.2 84.7
G–N market services 69.7 58.0 52.5 48.9 49.2
O–U non-market services 34.6 36.6 36.9 39.3 35.4
people who did not work in last 8 years or never had regular work or unknown 38.3 40.9 43.5 36.0 33.2

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey.
a
Including those who are absent from work because of being on child-care and looking for another job, and those persons who didn’t work in their main job more than 3 months and for this period they received no salary or other payment, or in case they have received it does not reach the half of the usual salary.
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