Bureau of National statistics
Agency for Strategic planning and reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Summary of the socio-economic development of the region
Population size and migration

The population of the region as of May 1, 2024 amounted to 788.5 thousand people, including 447.3 thousand people (56.7%) - urban, 341.2 thousand people (43.3%) - rural residents.

The natural increase in the population in January-April 2024 amounted to 1043 people (in the corresponding period of the previous year - 1241 people).

The number of births as January-April 2024 amounted to 3489 people (0.4% less than in January-April 2023), the number of deaths amounted to 2446 people (8.2% more than in January-April 2023).

The balance of migration is negative and amounted to -462 people (in January-April 2023 – -572 people), including in external migration-a negative balance of - 775 people (28 people), in internal-negative - -1237 people (-600 people).

Labor and income

The number of unemployed in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 20.2 thousand people. The unemployment rate was 4.7% of the labor force.

The number of persons registered with employment agencies as unemployed as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 7307 people, or 1.7% of the labor force.

The average monthly nominal wages accrued to employees (excluding small enterprises engaged in entrepreneurial activities) in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 313253 tenge, an increase compared to the I quarter of 2023 amounted to 14.4%.

The real wage index in I quarter 2024 was 104.6%.

In the IV quarter of 2023 the average per capital nominal cash income of the population of the region, according to the estimate, amounted to 185806 tenge, which is 16.6% higher than in IV quarter 2022, the growth rate of real cash income for the specified period is 4.6%.

Industry statistics

The volume of industrial production in January-May 2024 amounted to 756387.2 million tenge in current prices, which is 0.4% more than in January-May 2023.

In the mining industry, production volumes increased by 7.4%, in the manufacturing industry decreased by 3.5%, in the supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and conditioned air there was an increase of 38.5%, in water supply; sanitation; waste collection, treatment and disposal, pollution elimination activities - by 12.3%.

The volume of gross output of agricultural products (services) in January-May 2024 amounted to 138162.2 million tenge, or 99.2% by January-May 2023.

The volume of cargo turnover in January-May 2024 amounted to 10326 million tkm (taking into account the assessment of the volume of cargo turnover of individual entrepreneurs engaged in commercial transportation), or 92.8% compared to January-May 2023.

The volume of passenger traffic – 502.7 million pkm, or 102.3% by January-May 2023.

The volume of construction works (services) amounted to 44573.3 million tenge, or 104.7% by January-Мay 2023.

In January-May 2024 the total area of housing put into operation decreased by 23% and amounted to 199.9 thousand square meters, of which in multi-apartment buildings - by 29.4% (85.5 thousand square meters), the total area of individual residential buildings put into operation decreased by 23.3% (105.8 thousand square meters).

The volume of investments in fixed capital in January-May 2024 amounted to 140599.5 million tenge, or 61% by January-May 2023.

The number of registered legal entities as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 14872 units and decreased by 1,4% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year, including 14531units with less than 100 employees. The number of operating legal entities amounted to 12190 units, including 11853 units –small businesses. The number of registered small and medium enterprises (legal entities) in the region amounted to 11621 units and decreased by 0,3% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year.

Economics

The volume of gross regional product for January-December 2023 amounted to 3685297.6 million tenge at current prices. Compared to the corresponding period of January-December 2022, real GRP increased by 99.9%. In the structure of GRP, the share of production of goods amounted to 52.3%, services – 40.7%.

The consumer price index in May 2024 compared to December 2023 was 103.3%. Prices for food products increased by 2.4%, non-food products – by 3.1%, paid services for the population– by 5.2%.

The prices of enterprises producing industrial products in May 2024 compared to December 2023 increased by 7.2%.

The volume of retail trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 147994.4 million tenge, or 4.6% more than the corresponding period in 2023.

The volume of wholesale trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 220974.2 million tenge, or 90.8% compared to the corresponding period in 2023.

According to preliminary data, in January-April 2024, mutual trade with the EAEU countries amounted to 175.7 million US dollars and decreased by 20.9% compared to January-April 2023, including exports – 59.7 million US dollars (by 14.5% less), imports – 116 million US dollars (23.8% less).

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