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STUDENT NUMBERS EDGE DOWN IN 2018

 

In the 2018/2019 academic year there were 1.838 million students in Hungary enrolled in full-time public education and higher education studies, preliminary data from the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show. The number of pupils in primary education fell by 6,200 to 726,000, compared to the previous academic year. In secondary education the number of students in basic vocational schools was down by 7,800 at 93,900 and also fell by 11,150 to 184,400 in advanced vocational schools. In higher education enrolment figures, including evening, part-time and PhD studies, were down by 1,900 at 281,400. Full-time enrolment figures were down by 2,100 at 200,000. Including adults attending evening courses and pupils requiring specialized teaching methods, there are 1.556 million Hungarian in public education in the ongoing academic year.