Post Tagged with: "Demographics"

Viktor Orbán with young Hungarians on 23 April 2018.

Viktor Orbán’s deal for women and a plan to increase the birth rate in Hungary

Immediately after being re-elected in April, Viktor Orbán indicated that addressing demographic issues would form a central plank in his government’s program. The decline in Hungary’s population has been a reality for more than three decades, after peaking at 10.7 million in 1981. In 2017 alone, the country’s population decreased by 40,000, with the number of births falling by 2.9% […]

by · April 23, 2018 · Politics
Hungary's population peaked at 10.7 million in 1980 and has been declining ever since.

Hungary’s population woes and some bizarre ideas from Fidesz’s Christian Democratic partner

Hungary’s governing party has long been concerned with the country’s demographic decline–and Hungarian political leaders have good reason to worry. In 2005, Hungary’s population stood at 10.1 million. A decade later, at the end of 2015, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) estimates the total population at 9.8 million. The fact that 67% of Hungarian students told pollsters that they would want to […]

by · January 14, 2016 · Politics