The Budapest metropolitan area is a statistical area that describes the reach of commuter movement to and from Budapest and its surrounding suburbs. Created by Hungary's national statistical office HCSO to describe suburban development around centres of urban growth, the surrounding a more densely built and densely populated urban area. As of 2014 the Budapest metropolitan area, with its 7,626 km², extends significantly beyond Budapest's administrative region, a region also commonly referred to as Central Hungary. It had a population of 3,303,786 inhabitants at the January 2013 census, making it the tenth largest urban region in Europe. 33% of Hungary's population resides in the region.