The European Union registered a rate of assault-related deaths of 0.6 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016, with the rate in Hungary standing at 1.0, in 10th place among the EU-28, show data released by Eurostat, the EUʼs statistical agency.
Domestic businesses tend to avoid summer breaks, with nine out of 10 Hungarian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) avoiding a shutdown during the vacation season, K&H Bankʼs latest SME confidence index survey reveals, news portal vg.hu reported Thursday.
The five-year survival ratio of business entities, looking at which ones were still active five years after their establishment, rose to 40% in 2017, up from 37% in 2016, according to data from the Central Statistical Office (KSH).
Hotels are nearly completely booked for the four-day long weekend leading up to St. Stephenʼs Day on Tuesday, August 20, Hungaryʼs national holiday, with bookings up by 57% compared to the same period last year, Hungarian booking site Szallas.hu reports.
Although home prices in Hungary have risen at the fastest clip in Europe, it still takes Hungarians only a little more than seven yearsʼ salary to buy a new home of 70 square meters, the European Property Index 2019 survey by consultancy Deloitte shows.
Hungariansʼ trust in the European Union is on the rise, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey conducted by the European Commission (EC) in June. In the EU as a whole, the EC observes that the best results in five years suggest that Europeans in general are upbeat about the state of the EU.
Hungarians are the best prepared in the CEE region when it comes to utilizing new technological solutions, according to research by Big Four advisory firm EY. Some 71% of Hungarians try to take care of their everyday business online, compared to a mere 44% in the CEE region as a whole.
Life expectancy at birth in Hungary was estimated to be 76.0 years in 2017, reaching 79.3 years for women and 72.5 years for men, a difference of 6.8 years, Hungarian news agency MTI reports, citing fresh data from Eurostat.
The greatest challenge for private companies in Central and Eastern Europe is the increasing shortage of skilled workforce, according to a study by professional services network PwC entitled the CEE Private Business Survey 2019.
Income inequality in Hungary, measured by the difference between the incomes of the top fifth and lowest fifth of earners, is under the European Union average but higher than in some of the countryʼs neighbors, show data compiled by Eurostat, the EU statistics agency.
Hungary has posted the fifth highest death rate per 100,000 inhabitants in the European Union, according to recent research published by the EUʼs statistical office Eurostat, based on 2016 data. The country continues to struggle with population decline, despite government efforts to reverse the trend.
Festival-goers left more than HUF 104 million unspent on their FestiPay cards at 2018ʼs Sziget Festival, with the money staying in the system as there is no possibility for transferring it back to users other than doing so on site, news portal 444.hu reports.
Hungarian firms tend to determine increasingly strict deadlines, leading to many clients asking for delays, which may become a challenge for companies in case of an economic downturn, according to a report by debt management firm Intrum.
The majority of Hungary’s youths plan on starting their own business and claim high pay and flexible workhours are the most significant aspects when choosing a job, according to an study carried out by International Personal Finance, the parent company of Provident Pénzügyi Zrt. (Provident Financial Ltd.).
Some 15% of Hungarians are loyal to products they usually buy, well above the world average of 8%, yet the rate of Hungarians open towards trying new products has grown by more than one quarter, according to a global survey by market research specialist Nielsen.
The European Commission (EC) on Monday released the results of a study confirming that some food products sold in different European Union member states, though branded identically or similarly, have a different composition, albeit "not necessarily" of varying quality.
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