Hungary Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.66%, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.16%, a 0.96% decline from 2016.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.12%, a 1.7% decline from 2015.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2015 was 6.81%, a 0.91% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 19.21%
Spain 15.49%
New Caledonia 13.62%
French Polynesia 12.02%
Bahamas 11.85%
Puerto Rico 11.44%
Italy 10.21%
Barbados 9.57%
Argentina 9.48%
Brunei 9.22%
France 9.18%
Croatia 8.85%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.41%
Cyprus 8.11%
Uruguay 7.96%
Latvia 7.86%
Finland 7.76%
Channel Islands 7.29%
Chile 7.22%
Portugal 6.86%
Slovak Republic 6.76%
Sweden 6.44%
Belgium 6.32%
Lithuania 6.01%
Canada 5.92%
Saudi Arabia 5.92%
Ireland 5.69%
Guam 5.61%
Slovenia 5.51%
Estonia 5.51%
Luxembourg 5.47%
Australia 5.39%
Denmark 4.98%
Switzerland 4.88%
Austria 4.79%
Malta 4.58%
New Zealand 4.52%
United Kingdom 3.95%
Israel 3.95%
United States 3.93%
Panama 3.92%
Norway 3.92%
Netherlands 3.88%
South Korea 3.80%
Singapore 3.77%
Poland 3.67%
Hungary 3.66%
Germany 3.43%
Oman 3.11%
Iceland 2.92%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.83%
Hong Kong 2.78%
UAE 2.58%
Japan 2.45%
Czech Republic 2.40%
Kuwait 2.08%
Macao 2.02%
Bahrain 0.96%
Qatar 0.14%
Hungary Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 3.66% -0.49%
2017 4.16% -0.96%
2016 5.12% -1.70%
2015 6.81% -0.91%
2014 7.73% -2.45%
2013 10.18% -0.83%
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% -0.09%
2006 7.49% 0.31%
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% 0.24%
1991 9.71% 0.24%