Hungary Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.35%, a 0.93% increase from 2019.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.42%, a 0.29% decline from 2018.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.71%, a 0.45% decline from 2017.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.16%, a 0.96% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Portugal 7.20%
Croatia 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Hungary Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 4.35% 0.93%
2019 3.42% -0.29%
2018 3.71% -0.45%
2017 4.16% -0.96%
2016 5.12% -1.69%
2015 6.81% -0.92%
2014 7.73% -2.45%
2013 10.18% -0.82%
2012 11.00% -0.03%
2011 11.03% -0.14%
2010 11.17% 1.14%
2009 10.03% 2.21%
2008 7.82% 0.41%
2007 7.41% -0.08%
2006 7.49% 0.30%
2005 7.19% 1.36%
2004 5.83% 0.04%
2003 5.79% 0.18%
2002 5.61% -0.06%
2001 5.67% -0.89%
2000 6.56% -0.37%
1999 6.93% -2.00%
1998 8.93% -0.06%
1997 8.99% -1.03%
1996 10.02% -0.15%
1995 10.17% -0.68%
1994 10.85% -1.25%
1993 12.10% 2.16%
1992 9.94% -0.01%
1991 9.95% -0.01%