Size of Kazakhstani population exceeded 17.24 mln people in May - Statistics Agency

Date: 04:32, 06-06-2014.

Astana. June 6. KazTAG - The size of population of Kazakhstan made up 17 mln 224. 4 thousand of people as of May 1 2014, 0.5% up year on year, reports the Agency of Statistics.

According to the reported statistics data, the size of population in South-Kazakhstan region increased by 19 200 people since the beginning of the year- to 2. 752 mln people in South Kazakhstan region, by 10.4 thousand to 1.995 mln people in Almaty region, by 6.5 thousand to 593.9 thousand people in Mangistau region, by 5.1 thousand to  1.09 mln in Zhambyl region, by 4.6 thousand to 813.5 thousand- in Aktubinsk region, by 4.8 thousand to 744.6 thousand in Kyzylorda region, by 4.3 thousand to 572.2 thousand in Atyrau region, by 2.3 thousand to 1.372 mln of people in Karaganda region.

The size of population in North Kazakhstan region lowered by 0.9 thousand to 574.8 thousand of people.

The size of Astana population increased by 14.3 thousand to 828.8 thousand since the beginning of the year, by 9.8 thousand to 1 mln 517.4 thousand in Almaty.

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