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Number of Tourism Nights Down by 93%

Jul 9, 2020

In May 2020, as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, tourists spent 93% fewer tourism nights (the number down by 98% by international tourists 98% and 86% by domestic tourists) in commercial accommodation establishments in Hungary. According to data by the Central Statistical Office, 88% of all tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding […]

May 2020: 134,000 Fewer People in Employment

Jun 30, 2020

In May 2020, the average monthly number of employed people was 4 million 399 thousand, which is 134 thousand less than a year earlier. The economic consequences of the coronavirus epidemic are reflected in the employment data reported by the Central Statistical Office.Over the period of March–May 2020, the average number of employed people in […]

Hungarian Population: Moderated Natural Decrease

Jun 26, 2020

In the first five months of 2020, the number of births (36,527) was 4.8% more and that of deaths (54,656) 5.8% less in Hungary than in the corresponding period of 2019 according to preliminary data by the country’s Central Statistical Office. As a result, the natural decrease declined by 22% or 5,042 compared to January–May 2019. […]

Industrial Production Down in Hungary

Jun 14, 2020

In April, 2020 the volume of industrial production declined by 36.8% year-on-year. Based on working-day adjusted data, production fell by 36.6%. The economic effects caused by the coronavirus epidemic were significant in this period. According to data by Hungary's Central Statistical Office, the manufacture of transport equipment fell outstandingly, to one-fifth, due to the temporary […]

Unemployment is Up Significantly in Hungary

Jun 7, 2020

The financial news site calculated from data published by the Central Statistical Office that in April, 425,000 people in Hungary considered themselves unemployed, which is an increase of 140,000 compared to the period before the coronavirus crisis. Some of them will be able to return to work in the next period because they were […]

Hungarian Tourism Figure: 97% Fall in April

Jun 5, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus epidemic, in April 2020, the number of nights spent by international tourists fell by 99% and that of nights spent by domestic tourists by 95% compared to the same period of the previous year in commercial accommodation establishments, the Central Statistical Office reports. Total gross sales revenues declined by […]

Retail Shops Sales Falling

Jun 4, 2020

In April 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops, including mail order and internet retailing, according to both raw and calendar-adjusted data, decreased by 10.2% compared to the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office reports. Due to the epidemiological emergency, regulatory restrictions were introduced, which also affected retailing, with an impact on […]

Hungarian GDP Rises by 2.2%

May 30, 2020

The volume of gross domestic product was 2.2% higher in Hungary in the 1st quarter of 2020 than in the corresponding period of the previous year, the country's Central Statistical Office (KSH) reports. The extraordinary situation resulting from the corona virus pandemic had a negative impact on the performance of most sections, but market services and, […]

Representative Coronavirus Testing in Hungary

May 19, 2020

Approximately 10,600 people took part in a national coronavirus screening test launched two weeks ago with the participation of four Hungarian medical training universities and the country’s Central statistical Office (CSO), the results of which thus became representative. The outcome: very low average rate of infection. The Statistical Office selected 17,787 people for the national […]

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Hungary's construction sector boom

Oct 17, 2017

According to end of summer figures by the Central Statistical Office, the volume of construction output in Hungary was 36.8% higher in August 2017 than the low base a year earlier. construction output grew by 9.8% in August compared to the previous month.


Consumption figures further drop in Hungary

Nov 26, 2012

The volume of Hungary’s retail sales declined by 0.4% month on month in September, which marks the continuation of this year’s forlorn trend. The sector suffered the biggest contraction of the past two and a half years in the third quarter.

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Easter shopping helps retail sales

May 29, 2012

The volume of Hungary’s retail sales grew by 0.5% month on month in March, according to data adjusted seasonally and by calendar effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported. In annual terms, sales in retail shops increased by 0.9%.

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