Percent Below Poverty Line: 14.9%
Hungary is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe. It became a Christian country in AD 1000 and for many centuries stood as bulward between the Ottoman Turkish empire and the rest of Christian Europe. It eventually became part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, which fell during WWI. After WWII, Hungary fell under communist rule. While it was never part of the USSR, it was under Soviet domination for decades. In 1990, Hungary held its first free elections and has since joined NATO and the EU. Its economy primarily consists of the industry and services sectors. The largest religion in Hungary is Roman Catholicism (37.2%), followed by “unspecified” (27.2%), and “none” (18.2%).
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