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 1135 thousand people, including 927,2 thousand people
(81,7% ) – urban, 207,8 thousand people (18,3%) – rural residents.

The natural increase in the population in January-April 2024 amounted to 1518 people (in the corresponding period of the previous year – 1706 people).

The number of births as January- April 2024 amounted to 5115 people (3,2% less than in January- April 2023), the number of deaths amounted to 3597 people (0,6% more than in January- April 2023).

The balance of migration is negative and amounted to -1909 people (in January-April 2023 – -720 people), including in internal – -1931 people (-789), in was a positive balance inexternal migration – 22 people (69).

Labor and income

The number of unemployed in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 23,7 thousand people.

The unemployment rate was 4,2% of the labor force.

The number of persons registered with employment agencies as unemployed as of April 1, 2024 amounted to 9646 people, or 1,8% 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 360623 tenge, an increase compared to the I quarter of 2023 amounted to 14,6%. The real wage index in I quarter 2024 was 103,1%.

In the IV quarter of 2023 the average per capita nominal cash income of the population of the region, according to the estimate, amounted to 213251 tenge, which is 11,9% higher than in IV quarter 2022, the growth rate of real cash income for the specified period is 0,4%.

Industry statistics

The volume of industrial production in January-May 2024 amounted to 1453624,5 million tenge in current prices, which is 9,1% more than in January-May 2023.

In the mining industry, production volumes increased by 11,9%, in the manufacturing industry - by 8,1%, in the supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and conditioned air there was by 12,8%, in water supply, collection, processing and waste disposal, pollution elimination activities - by 10,4%.

The volume of gross output of of agriculture, forestry and fisheries products (services) in January-May 2024 amounted to 90376,4 million tenge, or 100,7% by January-May 2023.

The volume of cargo turnover in January-May 2024 amounted to 15527.8 million tkm (аccounting for the amount of work performed by individual entrepreneurs engaged in commercial transportation), or 91,8% compared to January-May 2023.

The volume of passenger traffic – 1086.8 million pkm, or 91.8% by January-May 2023.

The volume of construction works (services) amounted to 130335,2 million tenge, or 134% compared to January-May 2023.

In January-May 2024, the total area of commissioned housing increased by 2,7% and amounted to 213,7 thousand square meters, of which in multi-apartment buildings - by 10,5% (181,4 thousand square meters). At the same time, the total area of commissioned individual residential buildings decreased by 14,5% (30,6 thousand square meters).

The volume of investments in fixed capital in January-May 2024 amounted to 263611,6 million tenge, or 108,5% by January-May 2023.

The number of registered legal entities as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 28868 units and increased by 0,2% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year, including 28332 units with less than 100 employees. The number of operating legal entities amounted to 22683 units, including 22161 units - small businesses. The number of registered small and medium enterprises (legal entities) in the region amounted to 24997 units and increased by 0,1% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year.

Economics

The volume of gross regional product for January-December 2023 amounted to 8449346,4 million tenge at current prices. Compared to the corresponding period of 2022, real GRP increased by 0,1%. In the structure of GRP, the share of production of goods amounted to 50,5%, services –42,5%.

The consumer price index in May 2024 compared to December 2023 was 104,1%.

Prices for food products increased by 2,9%, non-food products – by 3,5%, paid services for the population – by 6,2%.

The prices of enterprises producing industrial products in May 2024 compared to December 2023 increased by 1,7%.

The volume of retail trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 517897,5 million tenge, or 2,5% more than the corresponding period in 2023.

The volume of wholesale trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 932008,4 million tenge, or 24,1% compared to the corresponding period in 2023.

According to preliminary data, in January-April 2024, mutual trade with the EAEU countries amounted to 868.8 million US dollars and decreased by 9.2% compared to January-April 2023, including exports – 494.3 million US dollars (by 15.2% less), imports – 374.5 million US dollars(0.2% more).

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