Expats in Hungary

As of 2017, there are estimated over 150,000 foreigners living in Hungary of which almost 99,000 are EU citizens.

Budapest alone has 1,752,704 population in 2017, according to ksh.hu.  Hungary also granted citizenship to 4315 foreigners in 2016, according STADAT

Foreigners in Hungary

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Romania 66 951 65 836 66 368 72 720 76 878 41 596 34 795 30 924 28 641 29 665 24 040
Serbia 12 706 17 186 17 015 17 197 16 301 8 281 4 894 3 051 2 430 2 426 2 312
Ukraine 15 866 17 289 17 610 17 241 16 537 11 894 10 849 8 317 6 906 6 749 5 774
Germany 15 037 14 436 16 744 18 691 20 232 15 834 17 418 18 669 18 773 19 403 18 627
Poland 2 681 2 645 2 776 2 515 2 734 1 385 1 631 1 863 1 964 2 129 2 061
Russia 2 760 2 787 2 923 3 275 3 483 2 864 3 390 3 657 4 341 4 935 4 903
Slovakia 4 276 4 944 6 106 6 424 7 297 6 705 7 573 8 275 8 744 9 393 9 519
Croatia 813 852 914 916 953 676 674 650 831 1 012 1 064
Austria 2 225 2 571 2 956 3 705 3 926 3 331 3 702 3 917 3 990 4 007 4 021
Asia 19 733 22356 23521 25 127 26 295 24733 27 037 28 832 33 868 39 238 39 937
Of which: China 8 979 10 218 10 709 11 173 11 829 10 114 11 504 12 716 16 467 19 811 19 111
America 3 075 3 557 3 617 4 787 5 083 4 713 4 899 5 102 6 008 5 408 5 397
Of which: United States 1 931 2 343 2 379 3 088 3 266 3 060 3 102 3 021 3 090 3 299 3 198
Africa 1 783 1 913 1 998 2 513 2 779 3 284 3 850 4 492 4 985 5 513 5 985
Australia and Oceaniac 612 726 870 648 836 509 608 572 606 622 619
Total 166030 174697 184358 197819 206909 143361 141357 140536 145968 156606 151132

Source: https://www.ksh.hu/docs/eng/xstadat/xstadat_annual/i_wnvn001b.html

Expat Facebook Groups

There is also a facebook group for expats living in Hungary. You can join these groups and ask questions about living Hungary.

 

 

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