Hungary factsheet

 
Population

These are the official figures from the Hungarian Statistical Office (KSH) from 1999.

Population total: 10.278.000

Urban residents: 3.906.000 = 37.6%

Rural residents: 6.372.000 = 62.4%
 

Ethnic composition

These are the official figures from the Hungarian Statistical Office (KSH) from 1990. There are no newer figures available.

Hungarians: 97.76 % = 10.047.728

Roma: 1.38 % = 142.683

Germans: 0.30 % = 30.824

Croatians: 0.13 % = 13.570

Slovaks: 0.10 % = 10.459

Romanians: 0.10 % = 10.740

Serbs: 0.03 % = 2.905

Slovenians/Vends: 0.02 % = 1.930

Others: 0.19 % = 19.640
 

The following figures are given by the independent representations of the Roma and German minorities themselves. These are the only two substantial minorities in Hungary. These figures are much more realistic, but probably politically influenced.

Roma Minoritiy Office:

Roma: app. 5 % = app. 500'000 German Minority Office: Germans: app. 2.2 % = app. 220'000

These are the figures for all Hungarian citizens with German/Austrian origin/roots.

Those ones considering themselves as German are 30'000.
 

Biggest Hungarian cities

Data according to the City Guide Hungary 1999, published by New World Publishing Inc.

Budapest: 1'863'000

Debrecen: 211'600

Miskolc: 189'900

Szeged 168'400

Pécs: 159'600

Gyôr: 127'200

Nyíregyháza: 119'100


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