The majority of asylum seekers (433 persons) in 2019 were placed in the transit zones, while only a few applicants were waiting for their first instance asylum decision in one of the open reception facilities in 2019, such as in 2018. Therefore, it has to be stressed out that the section on reception conditions concerns only a few asylum seekers in Hungary. The main form of reception is still detention carried out in one of the transit zones.
According to the NDGAP, on 31 December 2019 there were altogether only four asylum seekers in Vámosszabadi and one asylum seeker in Balassagyarmat.
 Based on the information provided by former IAO, 12 February 2019.
The Chapter: Reception Conditions in Hungary contains the following sections: