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 city as of May 1, 2024 amounted to 1234.4 thousand people.

The natural increase in the population in January-April 2024 amounted to 8176 people (in the corresponding period of the previous year - 7949 people).

The number of births in January-April 2024 amounted to 9842 people (3.2% more than in January-April 2023), the number of deaths amounted to 1666 people (4.7% more than in January-April 2023).

The balance of migration is positive and amounted to - 4114 people (in January-April 2023 - 647 people), including in external migration – a positive balance of - 166 people (175), in internal - positive - 3948 people (472).

Labor and income

The number of unemployed in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 22.3 thousand people.

The unemployment rate was 4,8% of the labor force.

The number of persons registered with employment agencies as unemployed as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 14480 people, or 3.2% of the labor force.

The average monthly nominal wages accrued to employees (excluding small enterprises engaged in entrepreneurial activities) in the I quarter of 2023 amounted to 290848 tenge, an increase compared to the I quarter of 2023 amounted to 14.4%. The real wage index in I quarter 2023 was 105%.

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 112248 tenge, which is 15.8% higher than in IV quarter 2022, the growth rate of real cash income for the specified period is 5.8%.

Industry statistics

The volume of industrial production in January-May 2024 amounted to 424723,3 million tenge in current prices, which is 3.8% decreased than in January-May 2023.

In the mining industry, production volumes increased by 33.1%, in the supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and conditioned air there was by 12.6%.

In the manufacturing industry decreased - by 5.1%, in water supply, collection, processing and waste disposal, pollution elimination activities - by 2.7%.

The volume of gross output of agricultural products (services) in January-May 2024 amounted to 17312.3 million tenge, or 101.3% by January-May 2023.

The volume of cargo turnover in January-May 2024 amounted to 5160.2 million tkm (taking into account the assessment of the volume of cargo turnover of individual entrepreneurs engaged in commercial transportation), or 115.2% compared to January-May 2023.

The volume of passenger traffic – 2040.8 million pkm, or 105.5% compared to the level of January-May 2023.

The volume of construction works (services) amounted to 55664.8 million tenge, or 130.7% compared to January-May 2023.

In January-May 2024, the total area of housing put into operation increased by 12.9% and amounted to 353.4 thousand square meters, of which in multi-apartment buildings - by 36.6% (217.1 thousand square meters). At the same time, the total area of individual residential buildings put into operation amounted to 87.7% (135.4 thousand square meters).

The volume of investments in fixed capital in January-May 2024 amounted to 203674 million tenge, or 117.4% by January-May 2023.

The number of registered legal entities as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 28678 units and increased by 3.4% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year, including 28242 units with less than 100 employees. The number of operating legal entities amounted to 22862 units, including 22433 units - small businesses.

The number of registered small and medium enterprises (legal entities) in the сity amounted to 26347 units and increased by 3.9% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year.

Economics

The volume of gross regional product for January-December 2023 amounted to 3699654.5 million tenge at current prices. Compared to the corresponding period of January-December 2022, real GRP increased by 5.6%. In the structure of GRP, the share of production of goods amounted to 27.7%, services – 65.3%.

The consumer price index in May 2024 compared to December 2023 was 103.2%.

Prices for food products increased by 1.9%, non-food products – by 4.2%, paid services for the population – by 3.8%.

The prices of enterprises producing industrial products in May 2024 compared to Desember 2023 increased by 1.6%.

The volume of retail trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 339945 million tenge, or 10.6% more than the corresponding period in 2023.

The volume of wholesale trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 489618 million tenge, or 120.3% compared to the corresponding period in 2023.

According to preliminary data, in January-April 2024, mutual trade with the EAEU countries amounted to 197.4 million US dollars and decreased by 2.7% compared to January-April 2023, including exports – 34.1 million US dollars (by 14.4% less), imports – 163.3 million US dollars (0.2% more).

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