98 000 Hungarians Living in the UK

According to the British Office of National Statistics (ONS), 98 thousand Hungarians lived in the UK in 2017 – only 9000 of them were born there. 


Hungary joined the European Union in 2004. Source: ONS,

This makes Hungarians the 16th biggest immigrant group. The most impressive growth came from Romanian immigrants, whose number had tripled since 2014 (when Romanians received the right to work in the EU), catapulting them to the second place on the list.

ONS 2017

The most popular emigration target for Hungarians is Germany, followed by Austria and the UK. Hungarians send more remittances home than any other country in the EU.

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