Population of Hungary 2017

Population

Population: Current population of Hungary is 9,850,845 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Hungarian(s)
adjective: Hungarian

Ethnic Groups

Hungarian 85.6%, Romani 3.2%, German 1.9%, other 2.6%, unspecified 14.1% (2011 est.)

note: percentages add up to more than 100% because respondents were able to identify more than one ethnic group; Romani populations are usually underestimated in official statistics and may represent 5–10% of Hungary’s population

Languages

Hungarian (official) 99.6%, English 16%, German 11.2%, Russian 1.6%, Romanian 1.3%, French 1.2%, other 4.2%

note: shares sum to more than 100% because some respondents gave more than one answer on the census; Hungarian is the mother tongue of 98.9% of Hungarian speakers (2011 est.)

Religions

Roman Catholic 37.2%, Calvinist 11.6%, Lutheran 2.2%, Greek Catholic 1.8%, other 1.9%, none 18.2%, unspecified 27.2% (2011 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 14.71% (male 746,043/female 702,792)
15-24 years: 10.96% (male 557,655/female 522,324)
25-54 years: 41.88% (male 2,075,101/female 2,050,478)
55-64 years: 13.4% (male 608,734/female 711,602)
65 years and over: 19.05% (male 708,214/female 1,167,902) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 46.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 25.7
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 41.8 years
male: 39.9 years
female: 44.1 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

9 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

12.8 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

1.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country, with urban areas attracting larger and denser populations

Urbanization

urban population: 72.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.36% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

BUDAPEST (capital) 1.714 million (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.85 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.6 male(s)/female
total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

28.3 years (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

17 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 5 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 75.9 years
male: 72.2 years
female: 79.8 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.45 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

7.4% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

3.32 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

7.2 beds/1,000 population (2011)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 97.8% of population
rural: 98.6% of population
total: 98% of population

unimproved
urban: 2.2% of population
rural: 1.4% of population
total: 2% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Major Infectious Disease

degree of risk: intermediate
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

26% (2014)

Education Expenditures

4.2% of GDP (2013)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.1%
male: 99.1%
female: 99% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 17.3%
male: 18.3%
female: 16% (2015 est.)