In Kazakhstan, the number of unemployed consist of 441,8 thousand people in December 2017. In this way, the rate of unemployment was 5%, reported LS.

The number of people registered as unemployed in the employment center was 70,3 thousand people at the end of December.

Moreover, the nominal per capita income in the state in November was 81 thousand tenge, which is 1,5% lower compared to November 2016. Real cash income decreased by 8,2% for the same period.

As to the average monthly salary, the salary of employee was 168,2 thousand tenge in December 2017.

Recall, in the message of the President, published on January 10, showed that "poverty reduced 13 times, and the rate of unemployment decreased to 4,9%".

Translated by Nazerke Syundyukova

“The Qazaq Times”