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 Zhambyl region as of May 1, 2024 amounted to 1223,2 thousand people, including 532,9 thousand people (43,6% ) - urban, 690,3 thousand people (56,4%) - rural residents.

The natural increase in the population in January-April 2024 amounted to 5647 people (in the corresponding period of the previous year - 6010 people).

The number of births as January-April 2024 amounted to 8114 people (2,2% less than in January-April 2023), the number of deaths amounted to 2467 people (8% more than in January-April 2023).

The balance of migration is negative and amounted to -5082 people (in January-April 2023 – -2867 people), including in external migration - a negative balance of – -72 people (-3), in internal – -5010 people and (-2864).

Labor and income

The number of unemployed in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 27156 people.

The unemployment rate was 4,8% of the labour force. The number of persons registered with employment agencies as unemployed as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 24864 people or 4,3% of the labour force.

The average monthly nominal wages accrued to employees (excluding small enterprises engaged in entrepreneurial activities) in the I quarter of 2024 amounted to 282100 tenge, an increase compared to the I quarter of 2023 amounted to 10,8%. The real wage index in I quarter 2024 was 101,8%.

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 139608 tenge, which is 19,6% higher than in IV quarter 2022, the growth rate of real cash income for the specified period is 108,3%.

Industry statistics

The volume of industrial production in January-May 2024 amounted to 330694,6 million tenge in current prices, which is 9,5% less than in January-May 2023.

In the mining industry, production volumes increased by 3,5%, in the manufacturing industry decreased by 16,6%, in the supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and conditioned air there increased by 2,7%, in water supply, collection, processing and waste disposal, pollution elimination activities have been noted increase by 3,2%.

The volume of gross output of agricultural products (services) in January-May 2024 amounted to 81031,3 million tenge or 103,1% by January-May 2023.

The volume of cargo turnover in January-May 2024 amounted to 17543 million tkm (taking into account the assessment of the volume of cargo turnover of individual entrepreneurs engaged in commercial transportation) or 101,4% to January-May 2023.

The volume of passenger traffic 856,4 million pkm or 119,3% by January-May 2023.

The volume of construction works (services) amounted to 55403,1 million tenge or 103,4% by January-May 2023.

In January-May 2024, the total area of housing put into operation increased by 2% and amounted to 215,7 thousand square meters, of which in multi-apartment buildings - by 13,1% (58,6 thousand square meters). At the same time, the total area of individual residential buildings put into operation decreased by 2,2% (156,3 thousand square meters).

The volume of investments in fixed capital in January-May 2024 amounted to 149771,1 million tenge or 122,8% by January-May 2023.

The number of registered legal entities as of June 1, 2024 amounted to 15257 units and increased by 0,7% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year, including 14867 units with less than 100 employees. The number of operating legal entities amounted to 12101 units, including 11711 units - small businesses. The number of registered small and medium enterprises (legal entities) in the region amounted to 12168 units and increased by 1,2% compared to the corresponding date of the previous year.

Economics

The volume of gross regional product for January-December 2023 amounted to 3108407,6 million tenge at current prices. Compared to the corresponding period real GRP increased by 1,7%. In the structure of GRP, the share of production of goods amounted to 32,8%, services – 60,2%.

The consumer price index in May 2024 compared to December 2023 was 102,7%.

Prices for paid services for the population increased by 3,7%, food products – by 2,7%, non-food products – by 2,2%. The prices of enterprises producing industrial products in May 2024 compared to December 2023 increased by 4%.

The volume of retail trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 184968,3 million tenge that 2,5% more than the corresponding period in 2023.

The volume of wholesale trade in January-May 2024 amounted to 127174,2 million tenge or 89,8% compared to the corresponding period in 2023.

According to preliminary data, in January-April 2024 mutual trade with the EAEU countries amounted to 56458,6 million US dollars and decreased by 51,3% compared to January-April 2023, including exports – 16999 million US dollars (51,8% less), imports – 39459,6 million US dollars (51% less).

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