Natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP reached 0.085 % in 2017 in Hungary, according to EIA. This is 36.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP in Hungary reached an all time high of 0.314 % in 2001 and an all time low of 0.037 % in 1999. When compared to Hungary's main peers, natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP in Austria amounted to 0.021 %, 0.007 % in Czech Republic, 0.056 % in Poland and 0.008 % in Slovakia in 2017.
Hungary has been ranked 56th within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Natural gas rents are the difference between the value of natural gas production at world prices and total costs of production.