(MTI) – Young people in Hungary worry most about future uncertainty, job security and a lack of purpose, according to a survey by market research company Kutatopont published on Monday.
The quadrennial Hungarian Youth survey was conducted with a representative sample of 8,000 young people aged 15-29 in 2012.
A quarter of those asked feared unemployment, 22 percent were worried about job security and 16 percent about poverty.
Seventy five percent of respondents said that the economic situation had deteriorated over the past ten years, while just 1 percent said the opposite.
Fully 58 percent were pessimistic about the future course of the economy and only 7 percent expected an improvement.
Fifty-one percent of the sample expect their standard of living to further decline while 9 percent said it would improve.
However, only 17 percent of respondents were dissatisfied with their current standard of living, 39 percent were unsure, while 44 percent were satisfied.