Unemployment rate in Kazakhstan increases
The unemployment rate in Kazakhstan has increased to 4.8%.
In October, the number of unemployed was 442 thousand people, while 142.3 thousand, or every third, were registered in the employment agencies.
The total number of employed citizens is estimated at 8.7 million people.
In September, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan Madina Abylkasymova announced a drop in the unemployment rate to 4.9%, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported.