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Hungarian Cities Losing Population

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 suggests, many settlements in […]

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

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

Apr 24, 2021

The oldest person in Hungary, Veronika Zsilinszki, died this week at the age of 113, the national news site 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

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

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 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

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

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, […]

National Census Postponed in Hungary

Feb 6, 2021

The Hungarian government has postponed the national census originally planned for 2021 by one year by amending the government decree on additional protection measures to be applied in times of emergency. According to the the Hungarian Gazette published Friday night, the census will have to take place in 2022. Data collection will be carried out […]

2020: More Births but Much Worse Death Numbers

Jan 29, 2021

2020 produced the second worst demographic result in 120 years in Hungary. A total of 139,549 Hungarians died – no such high number recorded for 21 years – and 9,946 more than a year earlier. The death toll really jumped last September. In 2020, 92,233 children were born and 139,549 people died according to preliminary […]

Sharp Rise in Deaths in Hungary in November

Dec 19, 2020

There were 8.6% fewer live births and the number of deaths rose considerably, by 26%, in November 2020 compared to the previous month, the natural decrease going up from 4,216 in October to 8,032 by November. In January–November 2020, the number of births was 4.4% and that of deaths 3.3% larger, as a result of which the […]

More Births and Fewer Deaths

Aug 28, 2020

In January–July 2020, the number of births was 4.9% more and that of deaths 5.1% less than in the corresponding period of 2019 according to preliminary data reported by the Central Statistical Office. As a result, the natural decrease declined by 23% or 6,480 compared to January–July 2019. In July 2020, the number of live […]

World Population Day

Jul 11, 2020

According to a forecast by Eurostat, the population decline of Hungary will be gradual, but after 2070, it will become slower and slower: starting from the current 9.8 million people, the population may decrease to 8.9 million by 2070, and to 8.7 million by 2100. World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the […]

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