Hungary

Capital: Budapest Area: 93,036 sqkm Population: 10 million* Population by ethnic composition: Hungarians 92.3%; 200-220,000 Germans, 100-110,000 Slovaks, 80-90,000 Croats, 25,000 Romanians, 5,000 Serbs, 5,000 Slovenes, 10,000 Polish, 3,000 Greeks, 1,500 Armenians, 3,000 Bulgarians, 6,000 Ruthenians, 2,000 Ukrainians According to estimates there are about 400-600,000 Roma living in Hungary Currency: Hungarian forint Average monthly wage in 2009: €739.23** Real GDP growth rate: -6.7 percent (2009), 1.1 percent (estimate for 2010)* GDP per capita in Purchasing Power Standards in 2009 (EU-27 = 100): 63* Unemployment rate: 10.9 percent (November 2010)*

Capital: Budapest
Area: 93,036 sqkm
Population: 10 million*
Population by ethnic composition: Hungarians 92.3%;
200-220,000 Germans, 100-110,000 Slovaks, 80-90,000
Croats, 25,000 Romanians, 5,000 Serbs, 5,000 Slovenes,
10,000 Polish, 3,000 Greeks, 1,500 Armenians, 3,000
Bulgarians, 6,000 Ruthenians, 2,000 Ukrainians
According to estimates there are about 400-600,000 Roma
living in Hungary
Currency: Hungarian forint
Average monthly wage in 2009: €739.23**
Real GDP growth rate: -6.7 percent (2009), 1.1 percent
(estimate for 2010)*
GDP per capita in Purchasing Power Standards in 2009
(EU-27 = 100): 63*
Unemployment rate: 10.9 percent (November 2010)*

The piece is part of the Visegrad Countries - Facing New Challenges, prepared by The Slovak Spectator with the support of the International Visegrad Fund. For more information on cooperation between the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia please see the following document.

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