Name Level 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
of territorial units
Number of R&D units
Budapest capital, regiona 840 1,033 1,041 1,089 1,127 1,066 1,190 1,199 1,152 1,196 1,275 1,313 1,329 1,351 1,339 1,283 1,272 1,331 1,539 1,465 1,521
Pest county, regionb 158 166 177 143 128 138 149 175 180 183 196 186 221 232 234 218 195 232 281 295 309
Central Hungary large regionc 998 1,199 1,218 1,232 1,255 1,204 1,339 1,374 1,332 1,379 1,471 1,499 1,550 1,583 1,573 1,501 1,467 1,563 1,820 1,760 1,830
Fejér county 41 45 53 49 61 58 72 75 69 79 79 80 85 79 69 57 61 86 101 100 116
Komárom-Esztergom county 25 25 25 25 24 24 29 27 30 33 36 41 51 37 33 38 32 34 35 39 38
Veszprém county 95 88 92 100 73 79 84 84 77 76 88 74 85 88 80 75 66 82 92 98 109
Central Transdanubia region 161 158 170 174 158 161 185 186 176 188 203 195 221 204 182 170 159 202 228 237 263
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 106 106 119 116 125 109 126 122 136 159 176 161 157 170 141 123 121 166 179 204 193
Vas county 33 29 33 36 39 45 58 61 37 39 44 40 38 36 31 35 33 30 36 38 27
Zala county 7 15 10 11 30 34 26 33 28 31 36 44 44 46 37 31 34 40 45 44 41
Western Transdanubia region 146 150 162 163 194 188 210 216 201 229 256 245 239 252 209 189 188 236 260 286 261
Baranya county 117 150 143 145 175 161 174 180 180 156 141 145 147 133 117 108 104 149 162 179 183
Somogy county 10 37 36 38 44 35 47 52 52 41 44 41 43 51 43 38 36 47 50 51 48
Tolna county 3 8 12 7 8 10 14 14 14 13 18 16 17 23 15 18 12 17 21 29 36
Southern Transdanubia region 130 195 191 190 227 206 235 246 246 210 203 202 207 207 175 164 152 213 233 259 267
Transdanubia large region 437 503 523 527 579 555 630 648 623 627 662 642 667 663 566 523 499 651 721 782 791
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 77 81 95 92 91 86 103 102 111 121 109 117 127 123 108 99 87 110 114 133 134
Heves county 32 35 38 48 51 50 59 60 71 75 71 68 65 74 67 56 61 72 83 81 79
Nógrád county 1 2 3 4 3 5 10 11 13 13 11 11 12 18 17 14 13 15 21 22 25
Northern Hungary region 110 118 136 144 145 141 172 173 195 209 191 196 204 215 192 169 161 197 218 236 238
Hajdú-Bihar county 167 175 171 196 183 212 207 224 237 229 217 200 213 223 223 217 209 238 233 244 267
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 22 19 26 28 33 27 32 35 38 32 30 30 25 25 17 17 17 26 31 29 41
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 59 56 59 61 64 61 71 76 67 64 60 63 59 53 39 38 40 47 49 73 74
Northern Great Plain region 248 250 256 285 280 300 310 335 342 325 307 293 297 301 279 272 266 311 313 346 382
Bács-Kiskun county 44 52 63 64 69 77 86 72 67 70 76 84 81 97 83 64 66 79 92 109 112
Békés county 29 37 43 40 28 32 34 31 33 31 30 27 29 34 30 22 18 31 41 43 34
Csongrád-Csanád county 154 178 187 178 185 207 216 207 229 257 246 259 262 266 271 250 250 277 286 279 275
Southern Great Plain region 227 267 293 282 282 316 336 310 329 358 352 370 372 397 384 336 334 387 419 431 421
Great Plain and North large region 585 635 685 711 707 757 818 818 866 892 850 859 873 913 855 777 761 895 950 1,013 1,041
Total country 2,020 2,337 2,426 2,470 2,541 2,516 2,787 2,840 2,821 2,898 2,983 3,000 3,090 3,159 2,994 2,801 2,727 3,109 3,491 3,555 3,662
Internal R&D staff number in head count
Budapest capital, regiona 24,865 24,175 25,639 25,527 25,480 25,536 26,307 26,617 26,887 27,825 28,842 29,598 29,392 30,476 30,915 31,546 30,415 32,994 36,092 38,353 40,342
Pest county, regionb 2,316 2,195 2,282 1,940 1,737 1,977 1,928 2,028 1,971 2,220 2,449 2,384 2,569 2,756 3,233 3,229 2,888 3,632 4,273 4,521 4,729
Central Hungary large regionc 27,181 26,370 27,921 27,467 27,217 27,513 28,235 28,645 28,858 30,045 31,291 31,982 31,961 33,232 34,148 34,775 33,303 36,626 40,365 42,874 45,071
Fejér county 1,142 1,006 1,167 1,210 1,199 1,116 1,352 1,060 1,213 1,190 1,023 1,038 1,330 1,319 1,229 1,082 1,066 1,281 1,553 1,603 1,637
Komárom-Esztergom county 232 310 315 384 470 392 369 342 325 396 599 655 826 687 663 740 627 633 620 800 856
Veszprém county 1,172 1,157 1,133 1,111 946 1,147 1,100 1,182 1,066 1,159 1,109 1,371 1,856 1,766 1,582 1,614 1,650 1,795 1,989 2,133 2,351
Central Transdanubia region 2,546 2,473 2,615 2,705 2,615 2,655 2,821 2,584 2,604 2,745 2,731 3,064 4,012 3,772 3,474 3,436 3,343 3,709 4,162 4,536 4,844
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 1,687 1,787 1,835 1,788 1,483 1,582 1,770 1,761 1,847 2,110 2,281 2,314 1,964 2,400 2,155 1,768 1,658 2,356 2,515 2,699 2,638
Vas county 416 377 408 431 495 467 576 576 591 573 498 500 462 605 549 545 580 396 593 647 479
Zala county 79 165 67 99 295 276 279 345 345 418 372 490 449 362 340 233 286 370 479 415 432
Western Transdanubia region 2,182 2,329 2,310 2,318 2,273 2,325 2,625 2,682 2,783 3,101 3,151 3,304 2,875 3,367 3,044 2,546 2,524 3,122 3,587 3,761 3,549
Baranya county 2,529 2,690 2,483 2,568 3,928 3,658 3,618 2,324 2,967 2,726 2,332 2,442 2,428 2,313 2,047 1,957 2,005 2,857 3,037 3,163 3,423
Somogy county 499 544 611 647 719 511 496 527 536 426 671 529 584 695 570 611 652 616 733 524 545
Tolna county 8 17 44 25 127 231 230 182 206 174 210 192 228 295 238 225 196 203 242 336 399
Southern Transdanubia region 3,036 3,251 3,138 3,240 4,774 4,400 4,344 3,033 3,709 3,326 3,213 3,163 3,240 3,303 2,855 2,793 2,853 3,676 4,012 4,023 4,367
Transdanubia large region 7,764 8,053 8,063 8,263 9,662 9,380 9,790 8,299 9,096 9,172 9,095 9,531 10,127 10,442 9,373 8,775 8,720 10,507 11,761 12,320 12,760
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 1,739 1,614 1,582 1,506 1,544 1,513 1,418 1,523 1,578 1,524 1,597 1,576 1,324 1,360 1,201 1,485 1,546 1,669 1,732
Heves county 663 748 813 682 786 875 861 1,042 1,004 921 918 1,139 968 788 724 829 865 1,177 1,107
Nógrád county 20 16 24 31 71 65 105 156 182 189 177 161 125 126 203 199 199 230 241
Northern Hungary region 1,860 2,066 2,422 2,378 2,419 2,219 2,401 2,453 2,384 2,721 2,764 2,634 2,692 2,876 2,417 2,274 2,128 2,513 2,610 3,076 3,080
Hajdú-Bihar county 3,239 3,268 3,404 3,657 3,422 3,614 3,164 3,489 3,549 3,726 3,827 3,923 4,195 4,027 3,951 3,873 3,901 4,063 3,851 3,968 4,276
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 270 243 330 364 474 450 449 469 468 385 468 529 514 384 321 302 303 453 396 438 518
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 689 625 636 681 914 805 874 939 915 874 773 701 784 600 559 532 604 688 724 914 814
Northern Great Plain region 4,198 4,136 4,370 4,702 4,810 4,869 4,487 4,897 4,932 4,985 5,068 5,153 5,493 5,011 4,831 4,707 4,808 5,204 4,971 5,320 5,608
Bács-Kiskun county 607 690 928 986 978 1,158 1,210 1,108 848 966 1,087 1,207 1,302 1,420 1,043 775 889 1,039 1,177 1,307 1,475
Békés county 379 465 568 613 347 412 468 434 336 315 329 339 369 494 442 349 261 338 402 476 376
Csongrád-Csanád county 3,336 3,896 4,455 4,272 4,182 4,172 3,820 3,649 3,825 4,318 4,357 4,540 4,542 4,762 4,931 4,580 4,527 4,705 5,147 5,216 5,052
Southern Great Plain region 4,322 5,051 5,951 5,871 5,507 5,742 5,498 5,191 5,009 5,599 5,773 6,086 6,213 6,676 6,416 5,704 5,677 6,082 6,726 6,999 6,903
Great Plain and North large region 10,380 11,253 12,743 12,951 12,736 12,830 12,386 12,541 12,325 13,305 13,605 13,873 14,398 14,563 13,664 12,685 12,613 13,799 14,307 15,395 15,591
Total country 45,325 45,676 48,727 48,681 49,615 49,723 50,411 49,485 50,279 52,522 53,991 55,386 56,486 58,237 57,185 56,235 54,636 60,932 66,433 70,589 73,422

Footnotes

a
Planning and statistical region and capital according to the territorial code system in force since 1 January 2018, formerly capital.
b
Planning and statistical region and county according to the territorial code system in force since 1 January 2018, formerly county.
c
Statistical large region according to the territorial code system in force since 1 January 2018, formerly planning and statistical region and statistical large region.
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