Based on figures from 1990 census, and according to answers obtained
from questionnaires, the ration of ethnic minorities in Hungary
is relatively low, representing only 2.05% of the country's permanent
People of any of the country's nationalities live in 800 out of
the more than 3,000 settlements. The Hungarian Constitution guarantees
indivisible freedom, full equality and the right to the free use
of mother tongues for all the national minorities.
Hungarians are of Finno-Ugric origin and as a people have lived
in their present-day homeland, the Danube Basin, for more than 1,000
Hungarian lanuguage are ,hungarian, german, slovenian,and rumanian.
Hungarians tend to have a sceptical view of faith (some suggest
this is why they have a high success rate in science and mathematics),
but of those declaring religious affiliation, most would say they're
either Roman Catholic, Calvinist or Lutheran.
The country also has a small Greek Catholic and Orthodox population
and a thriving Jewish community in Budapest.