Kazakhstan Sept. Jobless Rate Rises


Kazakhstan Sept. Jobless Rate Rises(RTTNews) – Kazakhstan’s jobless rate increased in September from the previous month, official data showed.

The jobless rate was 5.6% in September, up from 5.5% in the previous month, the statistical office said. However the jobless rate was smaller than a 6.3% recorded in the same month of the previous year.

The number of unemployed totaled 483.3 thousand persons in September. At the same time, the number of employed persons reached 8.2 million.

The proportion of registered unemployed amounted to 0.7% of the economically active population, compared to 1% recorded a year ago, the agency said.

by RTT Staff Writer