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About the Hungarian People

Population (1998):

10,117,000.

Population projection:

2000: 10,047,000
2010: 9,845,000.

Natural increase rate per 1,000 population (1996):

-3.7 (world avg. 15.7).

Population:

9,981,334 (July 2006 est.)

Population growth rate:

-0.25% (2006 est.)

Birth rate:

9.72 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Death rate:

13.11 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

8.39 deaths/1,000 live births

Life expectancy at birth

Total population: 72.66 years
Male: 68.45 years
Female: 77.14 years (2006 est.)

Total fertility rate

1.32 children born/woman (2006 est.)

Nationality

noun: Hungarian(s)
adjective: Hungarian

Ethnic groups

Hungarian: 92.3%
Roma: 1.9%
Other or unknown: 5.8% (2001 census)

Religions

Roman Catholic 51.9%
Calvinist 15.9%
Lutheran 3%
Greek Catholic 2.6%
Other Christian 1%
Other or unspecified 11.1%
Unaffiliated 14.5% (2001 census)

Languages

Hungarian 93.6%
Other or unspecified 6.4% (2001 census)

Literacy

Definition: age 15 and over can read and write
Total population: 99.4%
Male: 99.5%
Female: 99.3% (2003 est.)