Pupils Worldwide

Europe
Africa
Middle East
North America
South America
Australia / Oceania
Asia



News in
Hungary



Atlas Hungary

Country (long form)
Republic of Hungary
Capital
Budapest
Total Area
35,919.08 sq mi
93,030.00 sq km
Population
10,138,844 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
7,836,770
Languages
Hungarian 98.2%, other 1.8%
Literacy
99.0% total, 99.0% male, 98% female (1980 est.)
Religions
Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%
Life Expectancy
67 male, 76.05 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
parliamentary democracy
Currency
1 forint (Ft) = 100 filler
GDP (per capita)
$7,800 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
services 65%, industry 27%, agriculture 8% (1996)
Industry
mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), motor vehicles
Agriculture
wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets; pigs, cattle, poultry, dairy products
Arable Land
51%
Exports
machinery and equipment 51.9%, other manufactures 32.7%, agriculture and food products 10.5%, raw materials 2.9%, fuels and electricity 1.9% (1998)
Imports
machinery and equipment 46.5%, other manufactures 40.2%, fuels and electricity 6.6%, agricultural and food products 3.7%, raw materials 3.0% (1998)
Natural Resources
bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land
Current Environmental Issues
the approximation of Hungary's standards in waste management, energy efficiency, and air, soil, and water pollution with environmental requirements for EU accession will require large investments
Telephones (main lines in use)
1.893 million (1995)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
1.269 million (1995)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
13 (1999)