Denomination Number of the unemployed
2020 2021
January–March April–June July–August October–December January–March April–June July–August October–December
Total number of the unemployed 173.0 214.2 207.8 195.4 214.8 198.0 189.7
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 58.3 55.6 59.8 58.2 59.8 59.5 57.5
vocational and apprentice school 46.7 59.5 57.2 54.0 56.7 51.3 49.1
grammar and other secondary school 48.0 73.8 68.4 54.9 68.6 61.8 59.6
college and university 20.0 25.3 22.5 28.2 29.7 25.4 23.5
Region of residence
Budapest 22.4 34.5 28.7 31.3 30.9 27.0 21.5
Pest 16.2 22.9 23.0 22.7 25.7 19.6 18.0
Central Transdanubia 11.7 20.1 13.7 11.9 12.7 12.9 11.0
Western Transdanubia 7.4 16.6 13.3 9.4 11.8 12.2 11.9
Southern Transdanubia 23.4 19.9 19.7 17.6 21.0 17.9 18.5
Northern Hungary 21.6 22.8 28.7 26.4 28.4 29.9 35.1
Northern Great Plain 47.2 46.0 54.3 49.7 50.2 51.7 48.4
Southern Great Plain 23.0 31.3 26.6 26.4 34.1 26.9 25.3
Economic activity a year before
was working 79.7 124.3 96.5 89.8 97.4 75.5 61.2
was unemployed 60.3 55.8 69.5 72.3 73.1 87.3 87.3
was economically inactive 33.0 34.1 41.8 33.3 44.3 35.2 41.3
of which: student 14.2 20.9 22.1 14.3 20.0 18.1 22.2
Reason for leave of previous workplace
lost job 66.2 112.6 95.7 95.9 94.8 81.2 78.7
quit job, ceased business 30.3 29.7 32.5 25.0 23.2 21.7 22.8
seasonal work terminated 10.1 9.0 7.3 8.8 14.2 13.6 7.8
public work terminated 11.4 9.7 9.1 10.3 13.7 18.6 16.8
family responsibilities 12.4 8.7 11.5 9.7 7.1 6.6 5.0
othera 16.6 15.6 17.4 19.1 31.0 24.0 21.2
never had regular work 26.0 28.9 34.3 26.6 30.7 32.2 37.3
Industry of the previous employer
agriculture 7.2 5.9 4.8 5.7 6.7 8.3 5.3
industry 50.5 58.2 62.8 59.0 65.4 54.2 51.5
of which:
C manufacturing 31.5 37.4 41.3 40.4 42.7 35.7 37.9
F construction 15.3 16.9 16.0 14.1 18.4 16.3 12.7
services 78.4 114.0 96.8 96.6 104.3 94.6 89.4
G–N market services 45.2 80.3 64.4 61.3 69.7 58.0 52.5
O–U non-market services 33.2 33.6 32.4 35.3 34.6 36.6 36.9
people who did not work in last 8 years or never had regular work or unknown 36.9 36.1 43.5 34.1 38.3 40.9 43.5

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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