Facts & Statistics

General information of the Reformed Church in Hungary in figures

In Hungary, 1.15 million people claimed a Reformed religious affiliation in the 2011 Census.

Of this 1.15 million, 600,000 are active members of a Reformed congregation.

According to the 2011 Census, the RCH is the second largest denomination in Hungary after the Roman Catholic Church.

There are 2.5 million Reformed Hungarians living in Hungary and its six neighbouring countries (the so-called Carpathian Basin) as well as the diaspora into Western Europe, North America and Australia.

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The Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) has 1,249 congregations divided into 27 presbyteries, belonging to 4 districts.

The RCH has 7,500 employees, of which 1,550 are ministers.

The RCH operates 129 educational institutions from kindergarten to university level, including 4 theological seminaries (Debrecen, Budapest, Sárospatak, Pápa) and a hospital.

The RCH has around 390 Reformed diaconal services, serving 22,800 people in need.

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The current Presidium of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary:

Dr. István Szabó – Presiding Bishop of the General Synod of the RCH

Dr. Pál Huszár – Lay President of the General Synod of the RCH