Denomination Unemployment rate Change of rate compared to a year before
2021 2022 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
% percentage point
Unemployment rate 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.6 3.9 -0.8 -0.9 -0.3 0.2
Age group, year-old
15–24 13.6 13.3 14.5 12.5 10.4 10.0 10.8 11.0 -3.2 -3.4 -3.7 -1.4
25–29 5.8 5.5 4.6 4.1 4.5 3.2 5.1 5.1 -1.3 -2.3 0.5 0.9
30–34 5.2 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.0 2.9 3.2 -1.5 -0.9 -0.8 -0.5
35–39 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.5 4.4 -1.2 -0.4 0.0 1.2
40–44 3.4 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.8 -0.6 -0.2 -0.3 0.0
45–49 3.3 2.9 2.3 2.5 2.7 2.2 2.5 2.9 -0.6 -0.7 0.2 0.4
50–54 2.6 3.5 3.1 2.9 3.6 2.7 3.1 3.1 1.0 -0.8 0.0 0.2
55–59 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.5 3.2 2.4 2.6 2.9 0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6
60–64 3.2 2.9 2.3 2.1 3.2 3.8 3.9 3.6 0.0 0.9 1.6 1.4
65–74 4.6 2.9 2.3 2.4 1.9 2.7 2.1 2.0 -2.6 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 11.4 11.0 10.4 11.1 11.5 10.8 10.8 13.4 0.0 -0.3 0.5 2.3
vocational and apprentice school 4.6 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.9 -0.6 -0.5 -0.2 0.2
grammar and other secondary school 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.1 2.6 3.0 3.0 -1.3 -1.3 -0.7 -0.2
college and university 2.0 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.1 1.7 1.5 -0.5 -0.6 0.1 -0.2
Region of residence
Budapest 3.5 3.0 2.4 2.8 2.2 2.1 2.7 2.2 -1.3 -0.9 0.3 -0.6
Pest 3.8 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.6 2.3 2.7 -1.6 -1.3 -0.4 0.2
Central Transdanubia 2.4 2.4 2.0 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.9 1.4 -0.6 -0.8 -0.1 -0.2
Western Transdanubia 2.3 2.4 2.3 1.9 2.2 1.7 2.8 2.7 -0.1 -0.7 0.5 0.8
Southern Transdanubia 5.4 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.7 4.6 -0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0
Northern Hungary 5.7 5.9 6.8 6.5 6.7 5.8 6.0 6.5 1.0 -0.1 -0.8 0.0
Northern Great Plain 7.3 7.4 6.9 6.7 6.8 5.8 5.7 6.7 -0.5 -1.6 -1.2 0.0
Southern Great Plain 5.6 4.5 4.2 3.5 4.0 3.5 3.7 4.8 -1.6 -1.0 -0.5 1.3

Footnotes

*Source: labour force survey.
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