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Hungarian Households, the 2nd Poorest in the EU

D&T
Jun 21, 2022

According to the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat), Hungary is the second poorest country in the European Union. Hungarian household consumption is only 70% of the EU average – same as in Slovakia. Only Bulgaria is worse off. Eurostat notes that actual individual consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households. […]

Hungarians’ Expectations Have Deteriorated Dramatically

D&T
May 28, 2022

According to a recent survey by Scale Research, the subjective income situation, borrowing openness and savings expectations of the population have now sunk to the levels seen during the coronavirus epidemic, with the last two years of strengthening almost disappearing from the population's expectations, the portfolio.hu business news portal reports. This March, only 15% of […]

Hungarian Population: Further Decline

D&T
May 27, 2022

In April 2022, 6,484 children were born and 10,852 people died in Hungary according to preliminary data published by the country’s Central Statistical Office. Data show that in the last twelve months, i.e. between May 2021 and April 2022, the number of births diminished by 2.7% and that of deaths by 6.7%, while the number […]

Hungary's Population Continues to Decrease

D&T
Mar 31, 2022

In February 2022, 6,068 children were born and 12,256 people died according to preliminary data published by the Central Statistical Office. In the last twelve months, between March 2021 and February 2022, the number of births diminished by 0.5%, while that of deaths increased by 7.6% and the number of marriages by 6.5% compared to […]

Hungarian Population Decreases by 3,000 People

D&T
Nov 25, 2021

In October 2021, 8,289 children were born and 11,252 people died according to preliminary data published this Thursday by the Central Statistical Office. Compared to October 2020, the number of live births was up by 3.1% and that of deaths decreased by 10%. 5,293 couples got married, which was 19% less than in the same month of […]

Hungary's Population Decrease Continues

D&T
Oct 29, 2021

In September this year, over 1,400 more people died than the number of babies born in Hungary, the country's Central Statistical Office reported this Friday. In September 2021, 8,600 children were born and 10,024 people died in Hungary according to preliminary data. Compared to September 2020, the number of live births was up by 1.0% and that […]

EU Survey: Hungarians Among the Less Knowledgeable

D&T
Oct 28, 2021

The latest Eurobarometer survey on the scientific literacy of Hungarians has some interesting lessons: according to the results reviewed by Qubit, Hungary, along with Romania and Italy, has the highest proportion of people (31%) who think that the earliest humans lived on Earth at the same time as dinosaurs. But there are other tidbits, the […]

8,153 Live Births and 9,632 Deaths in Hungary in July

D&T
Aug 26, 2021

Compared to July 2020, the number of live births decreased by 5.9% and that of deaths by 1.7%. 9,605 couples got married, which was 28% more than in the same period of the previous year, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office reports. In terms of the trends of vital events in the last twelve months, i.e. […]

Hungarian Cities Losing Population

D&T
May 26, 2021

The population of Budapest fell by almost 13,000 in 2020, and there were fewer people living in the county capitals in January 2021 than a year before. In the agglomerations of the cities concerned, however, many settlements grew. At the same time, as a sudy by the real estate site ingatlan.com suggests, many settlements in […]

Hungarian Population: Over 8,000 Less People in a Month

D&T
May 3, 2021

In March this year, 7,759 children were born and 16,379 people died in Hungary according to preliminary data, the country's Central Statistical Office reports. Compared to March 2020, the number of live births rose by 9.5% and that of deaths by 40%. 5,135 couples got married, which was 5.1% more than in the same period of the […]

Veronika Zsilinszki

The Oldest Hungarian Passes Away at the Age of 113

D&T
Apr 24, 2021

The oldest person in Hungary, Veronika Zsilinszki, died this week at the age of 113, the national news site telex.hu reports quoting the website of the southern Hungarian town of Baja. Veronika Zsilinszki was born on 4 February 1908 in Kevevara, Vojvodina (then Austria-Hungary, now Serbia), from where she moved to the town of Baja […]

Hungarian Population: 4,000 Fewer People in February

D&T
Mar 28, 2021

In February 2021, 7,055 children were born and 11,024 people died in Hungary, according to preliminary data. Compared to February 2020, the number of live births and that of deaths was nearly the same. As the Central Statistical Office reports about the February 2021 figures, 4,096 couples got married, which was 9.3% less compared to the same […]

2020, the Worst Ever Demographic Year in Hungary

D&T
Feb 25, 2021

The annual natural decrease of the Hungarian population (that is, the difference between the number of births and deaths) has never been as high as last year since the start of measuring it. This has been found by hvg.hu after the publication of data by the country's Central Statistical Office this Thursday. Official figures suggest […]

Income Gaps Have not Narrowed in the Past Decade

D&T
Feb 17, 2021

Despite economic growth, the concentration of income of the Hungarian population has remained virtually unchanged over the past 10 years, according to the Central Statistical Office. In 2019 – as in 2010 –, the richest 10% had nearly a quarter (23%) of the total income of the population and the top 30% about half of […]

Courtyard of an apartment house in Budapest

More Young Real Estate Buyers Projected

D&T
Feb 7, 2021

One-fifth of the adult Hungarian population is planning to buy real estate this year, and the majority of prospective buyers are the youngest, aged 18-29, according to a joint research by Duna House and Reacty Digital. Károly Benedikt, the head of analysis at the Duna House property agency, highlights that in the last two years, […]

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