In August, for the first time this year, more than 4.5 million people were working again, which was only 18,000 people (0.4%) less than in August last year. Employment has been rising since its April low.

A foglalkoztatottak számának havi alakulása

In August 2020, the employment rate of 15–64 year olds was 0.2 percentage points higher for both sexes than one year earlier

A 15–64 évesek foglalkoztatási rátájának havi alakulása nemek szerint

Unemployment rose sharply from March to June 2020, but has been declining since July. In August, despite the slowdown, 28,000 more people were looking for work than a year earlier

A munkanélküliek számának havi alakulása

The unemployment rate of 15–74 year olds fell in July and August 2020, yet the 3.9% rate in August was 0.5 percentage points higher than a year earlier

A 15–74 évesek munkanélküliségi rátájának havi alakulása nemek szerint

Hungary's unemployment rate (3.9%) in August was almost half the EU average (7.3%)

A munkanélküliségi ráta alakulása az Európai Unió tagállamaiban, 2020. augusztus*

In August 2020, France saw the largest decline in unemployment rate compared to the same month of the previous year, while it grew the most in Lithuania

A 15–74 évesek munkanélküliségi rátájának változása az EU–27 tagállamaiban az előző év azonos hónapjához képest, 2020. augusztus*

In August 2020, youth unemployment deteriorated compared to the same month of the previous year in all EU Member States except Poland; however, compared to the previous month, the value of the indicator improved in 13 Member States, including Hungary

A 15–24 éves fiatalok munkanélküliségi rátájának alakulása az Európai Unió tagállamaiban, 2020. augusztus*

In August, Spain, Latvia and Lithuania saw the highest gender gaps in unemployment; in Spain unemployment was lower for men, and in Latvia and Lithuania unemployment was lower for women

A 15–74 éves nők munkanélküliségi rátájának eltérése a férfiakétól az EU tagállamaiban, 2020. augusztus*

At the end of June, more than 450 thousand people faced worsening livelihood situations due to the influence of the epidemic on the labour market. By the end of September, the number decreased below 323 thousand. The number of those having break insurance, characteristically due to unpaid leave, dropped significantly since May, and fewer people work shorter working hours. In the past months, more people started to actively apply for work; the number of newly registered job seekers continuously increased, then stagnated in the last two months and started to decrease slightly.

A járvány miatt különböző munkaerőpiaci nehézségekkel küzdők száma*