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With record-low unemployment, steadily increasing wages and other rock-solid indicators, the Hungarian economy is healthier than it’s been in years. The economic performance of Central Europe has become the driving force for growth in the EU, but that’s not the only reason why Hungarians can now be proud of their achievements over the course of the last seven years.
Real wages rose significantly, climbing 6.9 percent in January-February 2016, according to the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). Minister of State for Labor Market and Vocation Education Péter Cseresnyés said that the latest numbers continue an upward trend that has been growing over the last three years in Hungary.