About half a million of Kazakhstani people have revenues below the cost of living

Date: 13:49, 12-12-2014.

Astana. December 12. KazTAG - According to the research of households the share of population with revenues lower the cost of living in Kazakhstan made up 2.9% in the 3rd quarter 2014, 0.2% down in comparison to the previous year, reports the statistics committee of the Ministry of National Economy.
According to the statistics data the share of population in rural areas with revenues below the minimum has been higher than poor population in cities by 3 times and made up 4.6% (360 000 people).
The highest share of population with profits below the cost of living in the reported period fell on South Kazakhstan region (6.9%), Kyzylorda region (3.6%), the lowest level has been registered in Astana (0.3%) and Almaty (0.8%).

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