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Nearly 75% made online purchases in past year

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Around 74% of internet users in Hungary made purchases online in the 12 months prior to a survey conducted in 2021, a ratio level with the European Union average, according to data published by EU statistical agency Eurostat.

Eurostat noted that the rate of online shopping among internet users in Hungary has jumped 26 percentage points in the past five years.

Rates in Slovenia and Romania rose at the same clip during the period, while the rate in Czech Republic climbed 27 percentage points, faster than in any other EU member state.

The online shopping rate now stands at 84% in Czech Republic, 70% in Poland and 84% in Slovakia.

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