Unemployment level fell to 5% in June - Statistics Agency

Date: 04:33, 14-07-2014.

Astana. July 14. KazTAG - Unemployment level made up 459.8 thousand of people in June 2014, unemployment level- 5% (5.1% in May this year), reports the Agency of Statistics.

According to the statistics data at the end of June 55.6 thousand of people were registered in the employment bodies of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection. The share of registered unemployed people made up 0.6% of economically gainful population (0.7% in June 2013).

The level of hidden unemployment made up 0.3% of economically gainful population as of June 1 2014.

8.6 mln of people were employed in June. Their number increased by 63.1 thousand of people or by 0.7% in comparison to the same period last year. The number of salaried employees made up 6 mln people (69.8% of total number of employed people).

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