Hungary had fastest employment growth in EU
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The number of employed in Hungary increased by 1.2% from the third quarter of last year to the fourth, which is the fastest growth rate among EU member states, almost one and a half times higher than the European average (0.5%), according to data from EU statistical agency Eurostat.
The annual growth rate for the number of employees in Hungary is 3.2% higher than the EU average.
In Hungary, the number of hours worked increased by 1.7% on a quarterly basis and by 6.8% on an annual basis in October-December last year.
The average for the 27 Member States was lower than these figures, at 0.2% and 5.1%, respectively.
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