Hungary – Health Overview

Coordinated by the European Institute of Women’s Health

Map of Hungary
Map of Hungary

HUNGARY – A HEALTH OVERVIEW

Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends

POPULATION DISTRIBUTION

Total population (2007): 10,045,000

Female portion of population (2007): 52.52%

Age distribution (2007):

Ages 0-14 15.2%
Ages 15-24 12.8%
Ages 25-49 35.7%
Ages 50-64 20.4%
Ages 65-79 12.3%
Age 80 and older 3.6%

 

Percentage of population over ages 0-14 (2004):

  • Female: 14.63%
  • Male: 17.01%

Percentage of population over age 65 (2004):

  • Female: 18.78%
  • Male: 12.00%

BASIC HEALTH

Life expectancy from birth (2006):

  • 77.8 years female
  • 69.2 years male

Caesarean sections per 1000 live births (2006): 279.64

Maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births (2005): 6

Percentage using contraception (1993): 77.4%

EMPLOYMENT

Employment rate ages 15-64 (2007):

  • Female: 50.9%
  • Male: 64.0%

Female employment rate:

  • 2007: 45.4%
  • 1997: 50.9%

Unemployment rate ages 15-64 (2007):

  • Female: 7.7%
  • Male: 7.1%

Average gross annual earnings of full-time employees in an enterprise with ten or more employees (2005):

  • Female: 6999.9
  • Male: 9905

LIFESTYLE

Percentage of population completed at least upper secondary education (2007): 79.2%

Marriage rate (2007): 4.06 per 1000 people

Divorce rate (2007): 2.5 per 1000 people

Health Issues

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Deaths from stroke ages 0-64 (2005):

  • – Female: 750
  • – Male: 1513

CANCER

Cancer death rate per 100,000 (2005):

  • – Female: 172.7
  • – Male: 330.8

Cervical cancer rate per 100,000 (2004):

  • – Incidence: 22.38
  • – Death: 7.52

Breast cancer rate per 100,000 (2004):

  • – Incidence: 142.15
  • – Death: 30.63

Women under 65 deaths from cancer (2005):

  • – Stomach: 192
  • – Colorectal: 488
  • – Lung: 1122

Age-standardized incidence rates of colorectal cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 50.6
  • Male: 106.0

Age-standardized incidence rates of lung cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 42.4
  • Male: 119.3

Age-standardized mortality rates of lung cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 30.95
  • Male: 119.67

LIFESTYLE DISORDERS

Percentage binge drinking at least once a week: no data

Total alcohol consumption litres per capita(2003): 7.68

Number of cigarettes per person per year (2000): 2151.41

Percentage non-smokers (2003):

  • Female: 72.1%
  • Male: 59.3%

Percentage daily smokers (2003):

  • Female: 24.7%
  • Male: 37%

Percentage overweight (1994):

  • Female: 27.9%
  • Male: 41.9%

Percentage obese (1994):

  • Female: 21.2%
  • Male: 21%

Low Energy Expenditure: no data

MOBILITY DISORDERS

In progress

MENTAL HEALTH

In progress

SEXUAL HEALTH

In progress

CHRONIC DISABLING DISORDERS

In progress

HEALTHCARE

In progress

 

This resource has been compiled from a range of information to assist researchers by having a facility with all the necessary basic information in regard to health information in Europe and individual member countries.

This reseource has been assembled from information and data gathered from: Eurostat, WHO Europe Office and other sources.

– Research completed by Kristin Semancik

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