Unemployment in Kazakhstan in May remained unchanged at 5.1% - Statistics Agency

Date: 05:09, 12-06-2014.

Astana. June 12. KazTAG - Unemployment in Kazakhstan in May 2014, according to the Agency for Statistics, was 466.4 thousand people, the unemployment rate - 5.1% (in April this year - 5.1%), indicates the report  the statistics agency.
According to the statistics, officially at the end of May this year, with the employment center of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection registered 61 thousand people (excluding those included in the list of participants of the "Roadmap 2020 employment"). The proportion of registered unemployed amounted to 0.7% of the economically active population (in May 2013 - 0.7%).
Hidden unemployment on May 1, 2014 amounted to 0.4% of the economically active population.
The economy of Kazakhstan in May of this year by an estimated 8.8 million were occupied by people. Versus the same period last year their number increased by 169.1 thousand people, or 2%. The number of employees was 6.1 million (69.3% of total employment).
According to the I quarter of 2014, the total number of self-employed share of productive employment was 66.6%, unproductive employees - 33.4%.

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