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 726,3 thousand people, including 484,2 thousand people (66,7% ) – urban, 242,1 thousand people (33,3%) – rural residents.

The natural increase in the population in January-April 2024 amounted to 66 people (in the corresponding period of the previous year, the natural increase in the population amounted to 156 people).

The number of births as January-April 2024 amounted to 2913 people (4,2% more than in January-April 2023), the number of deaths amounted to 2847 people (7,9% more than in January-April 2023).

The balance of migration is negative and amounted to -808 people (in January-April 2023 – -512 people), including in external migration – a negative balance of -48 people (1), in internal – negative -760 people and (-513).

Labor and income

The number of unemployed in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 17,4 thousand people.

The unemployment rate was 4,6% of the labor force. The number of persons registered with employment agencies as unemployed as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 10951 people, or 2,8% 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 376519 tenge, an increase compared to the I quarter of 2023 amounted to 14,6%. The real wage index in I quarter 2024 was 104,2%.

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 218530 tenge, which is 18,5% higher than in IV quarter 2022, the growth rate of real cash income for the specified period is 107,2%.

Industry statistics

The volume of industrial production in January-May 2024 amounted to 1048916,8 million tenge in current prices, which is 6,3% more than in January- May 2023.

In the mining and mine workings industry, production volumes increased by 6,6%, in the manufacturing industry – by 5,5%, in the supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air conditioned – by 15,7%. In water supply; sanitation, waste collection, treatment and disposal, pollution elimination activities the decrease in production amounted to 0,7%.

The volume of gross output of agricultural products (services) in January- May 2024 amounted to 101 030,0 million tenge, or 103,0% by January- May 2023.

The volume of cargo turnover in January - May 2024 amounted to 2748,1 million tkm (taking into account the assessment of the volume of cargo turnover of individual entrepreneurs engaged in commercial transportation), or 86,6% compared to January- May 2023.

The volume of passenger traffic – 685,7 million pkm, or 89,0% by January- May 2023.

The volume of construction works (services) amounted to 87453,1 million tenge, or 113,0% compared to January-May 2023.

In January-May 2024, the total area of housing put into operation increased by 4,6% and amounted to 101,8 thousand square meters. At the same time, the total area of individual residential buildings put into operation decreased by 1,2% (31,7 thousand square meters).

The volume of investments in fixed capital in January- May 2024 amounted to 206062,4 million tenge, or 104,6% by January- May 2023.

The number of registered legal entities as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 14974 units and increased by 0,6% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year , including 14 617 units with less than 100 employees. The number of operating legal entities amounted to 11 647 units, including 11 292 units- small businesses.The number of registered small and medium enterprises (legal entities) in the region amounted to 12 213 units and increased by 0,3% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year.

Economics

The consumer price index in May 2024 compared to December 2023 was 104,3%.

Prices for food products increased by 2,5%, non-food products – by 3,7%, and paid services for the population – by 7,7%.

The prices of enterprises producing industrial products in May 2024 compared to December 2023 increased by 6,9%.

The volume of retail trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 417699,8 million tenge, or 1,9% more than the corresponding period in 2023.

The volume of wholesale trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 289674,1 million tenge, or 80,4% compared to the corresponding period in 2023.

According to preliminary data, in January-April 2024, mutual trade with the EAEU countries amounted to 554,1 million US dollars and decreased by 31,3% compared to January-April 2023, including exports – 209,4 million US dollars (by 3,6% less), imports – 244,7 million US dollars (44,9% less).

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