Focus on: Hungary

Overview

Sourced from IMUNA:
Hungary, or more formally known as the Republic of Hungary, is a country that is landlocked in Central Europe. It is surrounded by Ukraine, Romania, Slovenia, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, and Slovakia. Its capital Budapest, is its largest city and a great attraction for many tourists. In addition to being a great attraction in central Europe, Hungary also has a great presence in the European Union, NATO and the OECD. Hungary is over 93,000 square kilometers. It engages in a parliamentary democracy and has the standard 3 branches of government. Hungary became independent on November 16, 1918.

Statistics

  • Capital: Budapest
  • Population: 9,857,000
  • Area (in sq. miles): 35,919
  • Language(s): Hungarian
  • Median Age (years): 41.3
  • Human Development Indicators (2016)
    • Human Development Index: 0.836
    • Human Development Rank: 43
    • Life expectancy at birth (years): 75.3
    • Expected years of schooling (years): 15.6
    • Mean (avg.) years of schooling (years): 12.0
    • Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $): 23,394
    • Income inequality, Gini coefficient: 30.6
    • Gender Development Index (GDI): 0.988
    • Population living below income poverty line, PPP $1.90 a day (%): 0.3
    • Employment to population ratio (% ages 15 and older): 50.2
    • Internet users (% of population): 72.8
    • Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes): 4.2
      • Forest area (% of total land area): 22.9
      • Forest area (total change %, 1990-2015): 14

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