United States compared to Hungary

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If you moved to Hungary from United States, you would..


make 52.5% less money


United States United States ($57,300 per capita)
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Hungary Hungary ($27,200 per capita)
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United States has a GDP per capita of $57,300, while in Hungary, the GDP per capita is $27,200.
Category: United States vs. Hungary - GDP Per Capita

live 3.9 years less


United States United States (79.8 years)
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Hungary Hungary (75.9 years)
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In United States, the life expectancy is (on average) 79.8 years. In Hungary, the average life expectancy is 75.9 years.
Category: United States vs. Hungary - Life Expectancy

consume 81.9% less electricty


United States United States (12,077 kWh per capita)
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Hungary Hungary (2,182 kWh per capita)
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United States consumes around 12,077 kWh per capita of electricity per year. In Hungary, that number is 2,182 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Hungary - Electricity Consumption

have 27.2% fewer babies


United States United States (12.5 babies per 1,000 people)
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Hungary Hungary (9.1 babies per 1,000 people)
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In United States, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Hungary, that number is 9.1 babies per 1,000 people.
Category: United States vs. Hungary - Birth Rate

be 13.8% less likely to die in your infancy


United States United States (5.8 per 1,000 infants)
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Hungary Hungary (5 per 1,000 infants)
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In United States, approximately 5.8 per 1,000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Hungary, on the other hand, 5 per 1,000 infants do.
Category: United States vs. Hungary - Infant Mortality

be 40.4% more likely to be unemployed


United States United States (4.7% of people)
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Hungary Hungary (6.6% of people)
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In United States, approximately 4.7% of people are unemployed. In Hungary, that number is 6.6% of people.
Category: United States vs. Hungary - Unemployment

The statistics on this page are calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2017 data).


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A brief history of Hungary

Hungary is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 93,028 sq km. Hungary became a Christian kingdom in A.D. 1000 and for many centuries served as a bulwark against Ottoman Turkish expansion in Europe. The kingdom eventually became part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and an announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive military intervention by Moscow. Under the leadership of Janos KADAR in 1968, Hungary began liberalizing its economy, introducing so-called "Goulash Communism." Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990 and initiated a free market economy. It joined NATO in 1999 and the EU five years later. In 2011, Hungary assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the EU for the first time.

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