ADVERTISEMENT

Ukraine Crisis: Over 530,000 war refugees arrive in Hungary

Ukraine Crisis

Image by BarMur / Shutterstock.com

Government spokesperson Alexandra Szentkirályi on Monday said 530,587 people fleeing the war in Ukraine have arrived in Hungary, so far, state news wire MTI reports.

Speaking after a meeting of the National Humanitarian Coordination Council, Szentkirályi said the number of arrivals from Ukraine is higher, relative to Hungary's population, than any other country.

Hungary has a population of close to 9.7 million.

Szentkirályi said 7,947 of the arrivals from Ukraine have submitted applications for refugee status in Hungary.

ADVERTISEMENT

EBRD puts Hungary GDP growth at 3.5% in 2022 Analysis

EBRD puts Hungary GDP growth at 3.5% in 2022

Parl't elects Orbán prime minister Parliament

Parl't elects Orbán prime minister

New managing director at LG Electronics Hungary Appointments

New managing director at LG Electronics Hungary

Hungary Grande Partenza 'exceeded all expectations' - gov't ... City

Hungary Grande Partenza 'exceeded all expectations' - gov't ...

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.