Denomination Unemployment rate Change of rate compared to a year before
2020 2021 2021–2020
January–March April–June July–August October–December January–March April–June July–August October–December January–March April–June July–August October–December
% percentage point
Unemployment rate 3.6 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.5 4.1 3.9 0.9 -0.4 -0.4
Age group, year-old
15–24 11.2 14.4 13.1 11.2 13.6 13.3 14.5 2.4 -1.1 1.4
25–29 4.8 6.6 5.5 5.9 5.8 5.5 4.6 1.0 -1.0 -0.9
30–34 2.8 3.7 3.8 3.3 5.2 3.9 3.6 2.4 0.1 -0.1
35–39 3.6 3.5 4.2 3.9 4.4 3.8 3.5 0.8 0.2 -0.7
40–44 2.9 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.4 2.7 2.9 0.4 -1.1 -0.5
45–49 3.1 3.7 3.3 2.8 3.3 2.9 2.3 0.2 -0.8 -0.9
50–54 2.5 3.3 2.7 2.7 2.6 3.5 3.1 0.1 0.1 0.4
55–59 2.0 3.2 3.5 3.8 3.0 2.9 3.1 1.0 -0.3 -0.4
60–64 2.3 2.4 2.9 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.3 0.9 0.5 -0.6
65–74 2.4 0.4 2.2 2.1 4.6 2.9 2.3 2.1 2.5 0.1
Highest educational attainment
at most primary school 10.4 11.3 10.7 10.6 11.4 11.0 10.4 1.0 -0.2 -0.3
vocational and apprentice school 3.6 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.6 4.2 4.0 1.0 -0.6 -0.5
grammar and other secondary school 3.0 4.5 4.2 3.5 4.4 3.9 3.7 1.4 -0.6 -0.5
college and university 1.5 1.8 1.6 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.6 0.5 -0.1 0.0
Region of residence
Budapest 2.5 3.8 3.1 3.5 3.5 3.0 2.4 1.0 -0.8 -0.8
Pest 2.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.8 2.9 2.6 1.4 -0.6 -0.8
Central Transdanubia 2.2 3.8 2.6 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.0 0.1 -1.4 -0.5
Western Transdanubia 1.4 3.3 2.6 1.8 2.3 2.4 2.3 0.9 -0.9 -0.3
Southern Transdanubia 6.0 5.1 4.9 4.5 5.4 4.5 4.7 -0.7 -0.5 -0.3
Northern Hungary 4.3 4.5 5.6 5.2 5.7 5.9 6.8 1.4 1.4 1.1
Northern Great Plain 6.9 6.8 7.7 7.2 7.3 7.4 6.9 0.5 0.7 -0.9
Southern Great Plain 3.9 5.4 4.4 4.5 5.6 4.5 4.2 1.8 -0.9 -0.2

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey.
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