Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Hungary instead of Pitcairn Islands, you would:

Basic Needs

be 20.7% less likely to have internet access


In Pitcairn Islands, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access. In Hungary, about 79.3% do.

Hungary: At a glance

Hungary is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 89,608 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.

How big is Hungary compared to Pitcairn Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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