Most important data on settlements

2024 March 26.

The ‘Most important data on settlements’ application presents the 3155 settlements of Hungary and the 23 districts of the capital city based on the last three censuses (2001, 2011, 2022) with the help of impressive charts. 16 charts illustrate the demographic, educational and labour market characteristics of the population of the settlement, its ethnic and religious composition, the characteristics of households, families and housing conditions. A map can be used to select neighbouring settlements. The data in the charts can be downloaded in a variety of formats or viewed in the Census database.

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Data from the 2022 census can be analysed in the HCSO Safe Centre

2023 December 07.

The 2022 census datasets are available in the Safe Centre of HCSO. In addition to the 1970, 1980, 1990, 2001 and 2011 censuses, researchers can now analyse the 10% sample files from the 2022 census in the secure research room environment provided by the Safe Centre. Access to research-prepared datasets containing individual data that cannot be directly identified will be possible after researcher accreditation, subject to a high level of statistical data protection and strict compliance with data protection legislation. Preparation for work in the Safe Centre is aided by data file descriptions and test files containing fictitious records.

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New statistical data domains available in the census database

2023 October 26.

New data have been added to the census database on the following topics: commuting of employed persons, detailed educational attainment of the population and field of study of educational attainment, population by place of residence before the current one and place of residence at birth, detailed data on limitation due to health status, detailed data on digital activities carried out by the population.

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Census 2022: final data presented by HCSO

2023 September 26.

The Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO) has released final data just 10 months after the end of the 2022 census. Thanks to the full-scale digitisation, the time between data collection and the release of the results has been significantly shortened. Overall, the number of marriages and the share of people with children are increasing among the under-30s, but society is also ageing. Employment has increased, modern technologies are reshaping the labour market, Hungary is developing and changing.

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Turned out where, in what numbers and under what conditions we live

2023 June 06.

Population Census 2022: HCSO publishes new results

According to the 2022 census, Hungary's population is 9 million 604 thousand people. The population of large cities has generally decreased, while that of their catchment areas has typically increased. The number and size of dwellings has also increased, with fewer people per dwelling. The Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO) presented the latest results of the 2022 census at a press conference.

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HCSO publishes the first results of the 2022 census

2023 February 16.

At a press conference, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO) presented the preliminary results of the 2022 census. On 1 October 2022, the reference date of the census, Hungary's population was 9 million 604 thousand people, and the number of dwellings was 4 million 593 thousand. The processing of the questionnaires received during the census is ongoing, with preliminary settlement data expected to be published in the second quarter and final results from the autumn.

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Census 2022 successfully completed

2022 November 28.

The third and final stage of Census 2022 has been completed. 4.6 million housing and 9.2 million personal questionnaires were received by the deadline, and the final results will be determined by HCSO using state databases. This year's census is expected to be the last traditional census in Hungary. For the next census, it is planned that the data will be extracted by the statistical office exclusively from administrative sources.

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