The average number of people employed in October 2022 was 4 million 705 thousand, 17 thousand more than a year earlier

Monthly change in the number of employed persons aged 15-74

In August-October 2022, the employment rate increased by 0.8 percentage points to 74.7% compared to a year earlier and also increased in most counties

Employment rate of persons aged 15-64 and its change compared to the same period of the previous year, by county, August-October 2022
( 3-month average data)

In August-October 2022, 4 million 545 thousand people were employed in the domestic primary labour market, an increase of 35 thousand compared to a year earlier. During the same period, the number of public workers decreased by 14 thousand and the number of workers abroad increased by 16 thousand

Number of persons aged 15-74 in employment by labour market segment, 3-month average data

In August-October 2022, the share of people working remotely or from home was 6.8%, 0.8 percentage points higher than a year earlier

Share of people working remotely or from home office, 3-month average data

In August-October 2022, the largest year-on-year increases in employment were in retail and wholesale activities (34 thousand) and construction (16 thousand)

Number of persons employed by economic section, 3-month average data

At the end of Q3 of 2022, the number of job vacancies was 11% higher than at the end of the same period of the previous year

Number of job vacancies by sector*

The number of unemployed in October 2022 was 176 thousand, 12 thousand fewer than a year earlier

Monthly change in the number of unemployed persons aged 15-74

In August-October 2022, the unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage points year-on-year to 3.6% and also decreased in most counties

Unemployment rate of 15-64 year olds and its change compared to the same period of the previous year by county, August-October 2022, 3-month average data

In August-October 2022, the potential labour reserve comprised 280 thousand people, 31 thousand fewer than in the same period of the previous year

Potential labour reserve in the population aged 15-74, 3-month average data

Gross average earnings of full-time employees were HUF 504 100 in September 2022; at enterprises with at least five employees and in the public sector, the median was 81% of this figure (HUF 409 200)

Gross average and median earnings of full-time employees*

Gross average earnings increased by 17.8% in September 2022, while the real value of net earnings lessened by 1.9% compared to September of the previous year. Regular average gross earnings were 18.2% higher than a year earlier

Gross and regular average earnings, as well as net real earnings*

Average earnings in September 2022 were outstanding among those working in the fields of information and communication, as well as in financial services

Gross average earnings of full time employees and their changes compared to the same period of the previous year by section, September 2022*

Previously scheduled wage increases and the significant growth in minimum wage and minimum wage for skilled workers contributed to the increase in average earnings. Several educational institutions were reclassified from the budgetary into the non-profit sector following a change in their controlling authority in August 2021, leading to a significant increase in average earnings in the non-profit sector

Gross average earnings of full time employees, and their changes compared to the same period of the previous year, at certain emphasized groups, September 2022*