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Hungary Demographics Profile 2018

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Population9,850,845 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 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 ratiostotal dependency ratio: 46.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 25.7
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 42.3 years
male: 40.4 years
female: 44.3 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.25% (2017 est.)
Birth rate9 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate12.8 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate1.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 72.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.36% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationBUDAPEST (capital) 1.714 million (2015)
Sex ratioat 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 birth28.3 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 4.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.1 years
male: 72.4 years
female: 80 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.45 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
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 accessimproved:
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.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis (2016)
Nationalitynoun: Hungarian(s)
adjective: Hungarian
Ethnic groupsHungarian 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
ReligionsRoman Catholic 37.2%, Calvinist 11.6%, Lutheran 2.2%, Greek Catholic 1.8%, other 1.9%, none 18.2%, unspecified 27.2% (2011 est.)
LanguagesHungarian (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.)
Literacydefinition: 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)
Education expenditures4.2% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate17 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures7.4% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density3.32 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density7.2 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate26.4% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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