Hungary population drops in H1 to 9.968m

Tourism

Hungary's population totaled 9.968 million at the end of June 2011, dropping 18,000 from the end of 2010 as immigration offset part of the natural decrease, preliminary data from the Central Statistics Office (KSH) show.

 Deaths exceeded live births by 24,448 in the first half of this year but the population fell less: by 18,000 as international immigration offset part of the natural decline.

The natural decline in 2010 exceeded the 2009 decline by more than 6,100.

The number of live births fell 8% from a year earlier to 41,586 in H1 2011, while the number of deaths was up 1.6% yr/yr, totaling 66,034.

Calculated per thousand people, live births fell to 8.4 from 9.1 a year earlier, while deaths rose 0.2 to 13.3. Marriages were unchanged at 2.9 per thousand people.

ADVERTISEMENT

Industries lose billions on counterfeit products Analysis

Industries lose billions on counterfeit products

Parl't to vote on groundwork for commercial accommodation ra... Parliament

Parl't to vote on groundwork for commercial accommodation ra...

Duncan Graham reelected as BCCH president Appointments

Duncan Graham reelected as BCCH president

Budapest re-launches airport shuttle bus City

Budapest re-launches airport shuttle bus

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.