Unemployed amounted to 454 thousand in Kazakhstan in Q2
Astana. August 12. KazTAG - The number of unemployed people in Kazakhstan amounted to 454 thousand, temporarily unemployed - 368.5 thousand in the second quarter of the year, reports the statistics committee.
“In the second quarter of 2020, 8.7 million people were employed in the economy of the state. 6.7 million people were employed, while the number of unemployed was 454 thousand people, unemployment rate was 5.0%,," reads the report.
According to the report, in the second quarter, compared to the first quarter, the number of temporarily unemployed increased by 160 times due to suspension of activities and amounted to 368.5 thousand people.
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