Astana . April 10. KazTAG - The population of Kazakhstan amounted to 17 million 207.6 thousand people as of March 1 2014, 0.2% up in comparison to the beginning of the year, reports the Agency of Statistics.
The population of the South Kazakhstan region has grown since the beginning of the year by 10.2 thousand people - up to 2.745 million people , Almaty region - by 5.8 thousand to 1.991 million people , Mangistau region - 3.4 thousand to 590.9 thousand people, Zhambyl region - by 2.5 thousand to 1.087 million people , Aktobe region - by 2.4 thousand to 811.3 thousand people, Kyzylorda region - by 2.5 thousand to 742.8 thousand people, Atyrau region- by 2.2 thousand to 570.1 thousand people, Karaganda region - by 1000 to 1.37 million people.
The population of North-Kazakhstan region decreased by 0.5 thousand to 575.2 thousand people to 575 200, in East Kazakhstan region - by 0.2 thousand to 1.393 million people , Akmola region - by 0.1 thousand to 735.6 thousand people, Kostanai region - by 2 people to 880.9 thousand people.
Astana population since the beginning of the year increased by 7.6 thousand to 821.9 thousand people , Almaty - by 4.2 thousand to 1 million 511.9 thousand people.