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Hungary Demographics Profile 2019

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Population
9,825,704 (July 2018 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 14.66% (male 741,624 /female 698,905)
15-24 years: 10.76% (male 546,437 /female 511,214)
25-54 years: 42.01% (male 2,077,449 /female 2,050,330)
55-64 years: 13.07% (male 593,250 /female 690,784)
65 years and over: 19.5% (male 725,728 /female 1,189,983) (2018 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 46.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 25.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)
Median age
total: 42.7 years (2018 est.)
male: 40.8 years
female: 44.7 years
Population growth rate
-0.26% (2018 est.)
Birth rate
8.9 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Death rate
12.8 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Net migration rate
1.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 71.6% of total population (2019)
rate of urbanization: 0.07% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
1.764 million BUDAPEST (capital) (2019)
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: 0.86 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.61 male(s)/female
total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
28.3 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 4.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 5.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 76.3 years (2018 est.)
male: 72.6 years
female: 80.2 years
Total fertility rate
1.45 children born/woman (2018 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate
61.6% (2008/09)

note: percent of women aged 25-49

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
<.1% (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
3,700 (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2018 est.)
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 (2015 est.)
rural: 98.6% of population (2015 est.)
total: 98% of population (2015 est.)
unimproved: urban: 2.2% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 1.4% of population (2015 est.)
total: 2% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseases
degree of risk: intermediate (2016)
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)
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

Religions
Roman Catholic 37.2%, Calvinist 11.6%, Lutheran 2.2%, Greek Catholic 1.8%, other 1.9%, none 18.2%, no response 27.2% (2011 est.)
Languages
Hungarian (official) 99.6%, English 16%, German 11.2%, Russian 1.6%, Romanian 1.3%, French 1.2%, other 4.2% (2011 est.)

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

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: 15 years (2016)
Education expenditures
4.6% of GDP (2015)
Maternal mortality rate
12 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
7.2% (2015)
Physicians density
3.23 physicians/1,000 population (2016)
Hospital bed density
7 beds/1,000 population (2013)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
26.4% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019

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