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 2019 was 3.40%, a 0.31% 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.
  • Hungary unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.12%, a 1.7% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Hungary Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 3.40% -0.31%
2018 3.71% -0.45%
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% 0.88%
1991 9.06% 0.88%