General data

Area: 93.030 km2
Popuation: 9.769.526
Capital: Budapest
Currency: Forint (HUF)
Time zone: UTC+1
Calling code: +36
Biggest Cities: Budapest, Miskolc, Debrecen, Nyíregyháza, Kecskemét, Győr, Székesfehérvár, Szeged, Pécs


GDP per capita (eur, 2019): 14.813 
GDP (billion EUR, 2019): 143,5
Inflation (%, 2019): 3,3
Unemployment (%, 2019): 3,4
Import (billion EUR, 2019): 95,5
Export (billion EUR, 2019): 92,9
Real growth rate of export (%): 6,0
Real growth rate of Import (%): 6,9
Foreign investments (billion EUR, 2019): 26,7

Creative ranking

overall ranking – 8. place
(by Creative Barometer 2020)

by Architecture – 7. place

by Interior design – 10. place

by Product design – 6. place

Hungary occupies the 8th place in the overall ranking of the countries. With regard to the three subdisciplines, it ranks best in product design and fashion (6th place). It ranks 7th in architecture and 10th in the area of interior design. Hungary ranks 8th in terms of its GDP per capita. As regards the mobility of creators, considering the country of origin and the host country, Kosovo occupies the 7th place in both indicators among the 19 countries. Hungary ranks 5th when it comes to the number of people working as creative and performing artists, authors, journalists and linguists. The country takes 3rd place in the number of companies operating in the cultural sector.