Unemployment constituted 4.8% in Kazakhstan

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12 November, 2018, 09:17 526
Unemployment constituted 4.8% in Kazakhstan

The number of unemployed constituted 442 thousand in October 2018.   

 

As of October 2018, the number of those engaged in the country's economy constituted 8.7 million people, BNews.kz reports referring to the Ministry of National Economy's Statistics Committee. And among those 6.6 million people (75.8%) are employees. 

Following the 3rd quarter of 2018, the share of productive employees has made up 89.7% and that of non-productive employees - 10.3% of the total number of self-employed persons. 

As of October 2018, the number of unemployed persons has made up an estimated 442 thousand, the unemployment level - 4.8%. 142.3 thousand persons were officially registered in employment bodies at the end of October. And the share of registered unemployed persons was 1.6% of the labour force.