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Hungary

Capital: BudapestArea: 93,036 sq kmPopulation: 9.96 millionCurrency: Hungarian forintExchange rate: €1/HUF283.48 (December 6)Earnings in the business economy (average gross annual earnings of full-time employees): €10,100Employment rate: 50.6% (second quarter 2012)Unemployment rate: 10.9% (second quarter 2012)Inflation rate: 3.9% (2011)GDP per capita in PPS: 66 (2011)Real GDP growth rate: 1.6% (2011)Real GDP growth rate: -1.2% (forecast for 2012)

Capital: Budapest
Area: 93,036 sq km
Population: 9.96 million
Currency: Hungarian forint
Exchange rate: €1/HUF283.48 (December 6)
Earnings in the business economy (average gross annual earnings of full-time employees): €10,100
Employment rate: 50.6% (second quarter 2012)
Unemployment rate: 10.9% (second quarter 2012)
Inflation rate: 3.9% (2011)
GDP per capita in PPS: 66 (2011)
Real GDP growth rate: 1.6% (2011)
Real GDP growth rate: -1.2% (forecast for 2012)

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