Unemployment remained at 5.1% in April - Statistics Agency

Date: 05:35, 13-05-2014.

Astana. May 13. KazTAG - The number of unemployed people made up 465.8 thousand of people in April 2014, unemployment level- 5.1% (5.1%-in March), reports the Agency of Statistics.

60.4 thousand of people were registered in the employment bodies of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection at the end of April (without accounting people included into the program "Road employment map-2020"). The share of registered unemployed people made up 0.7% of economically gainful population (0.7% in April 2013).

The level of hidden unemployment made up 0.4% of economically gainful population as of April 1 2014.

8.6 mln people were employed in the economy of Kazakhstan in April this year, 66.6 thousand people or 0.8% up year on year. The number of salaried employees made up 6 mln people (69.6% of total number of employed people).

The number of productively self-employed people made up 66.6% in Q1 2014.

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