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Budapest Pride Parade

Jul 23, 2022

Saturday afternoon saw the closing event of the 27th Budapest Pride series, the parade, which this year was announced under the slogan ‘Take back your future’, the state news agency MTI reports. The LGBTQ community and their supporters marched along the Danube from Carl Lutz Quay to Margaret Bridge, then along the lower quays past […]

Most Hungarians Spend Less in Inflationary Environment

Jun 22, 2022

In the current inflationary environment, 80% of Hungarians indicated that they are spending less to protect their current financial situation, with consumers cutting back on purchases of food and hygiene products in particular, the CEO of Magyar Cetelem Bank said at a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday, presenting the results of a survey conducted […]

Further Decrease in Hungary's Population

Sep 24, 2021

In August 2021, 8,178 children were born and 9,678 people died according to preliminary data. Compared to August 2020, the number of live births was up by 0.4% and that of deaths decreased by 2.7%. 9,249 couples got married, which was 12% less than in the same period of the previous year. In August 2021:A […]

Steep Growth in the Number of Suicides in Hungary

Sep 13, 2021

The number of suicides saw a big jump in Hungary in 2020: 1,706 people took their own lives, compared to 1,550 in 2019. This is a 10% increase, the highest since the change of regime, the news site reports. Beforehand, there were annual increases of 2-3% at most, for example in the 1990s and […]

Over 140,000 Hungarians Seeking to Stay in Britain

May 27, 2021

So far, 140,460 Hungarian nationals have applied for permanent residency in the United Kingdom, according to figures published by the British Home Office on Thursday. Foreign nationals in Britain who had legally established residence in the country before the end of 2020 will be allowed to stay, but they are required to apply for resident […]

Hungarian Doctor on the Queen's New Year Honors List

Jan 2, 2021

Dr. Tamás Szakmány, a Hungarian doctor working in Wales, was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the the British public healthcare system NHS during the COCID-19 pandemic. According to the local paper South Wales Argus, the doctor said he was “completely astonished and humbled” to receive the […]

Hungarians Less Disturbed by Noise

Jan 2, 2021

Hungarians seem to be less disturbed than most other citizens of the Europoean Union by noise from their neighbors and from the street. In 2019, 17.3% of the EU population reported that they suffered from noise coming from their neighbours or from the street. Unsurprisingly, this proportion is more than twice as high for people […]

Hungarians Expect More Modest Christmas

Nov 15, 2020

At Christmas this year, two thirds of Hungarians expect to spend not more than HUF 50,000 for gifts, according to a new survey. According to a representative poll conducted by Pulzus Kutató for the news site,, a quarter of Hungarians say they do not spend on gifts at Christmas. The caution and uncertainty […]

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