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ETHNICHU indicates the ethnic group or "nationality" of the respondent in Hungary. The instructions emphasized that the response was to be the self-identification of the person and did not depend on mother tongue.

Comparability — General

The data are fully comparable. Gypsy was a write-in response in 1980 but was one of the printed check-boxes in 1990.


  • Hungary 1980: All persons
  • Hungary 1990: All persons


  • Hungary: 1980, 1990