The official language of Hungary is Hungarian, which is a Finno-Ugric language.
English is the next most commonly spoken language in Hungary. This is due in part to the country's membership in the European Union, and the fact that English is often taught in schools and is used in many business and government contexts.
How many Hungarians speak English?
Estimates vary, but it’s believed to be around 20%, with the highest proportion amongst people under 40 years old.
Many Hungarians who speak English are fluent in the language, and it is commonly used for communication with non-Hungarian speakers.