Most migrants come to capital of Kazakhstan from neighboring Uzbekistan

Photo: Most migrants come to capital of Kazakhstan from neighboring Uzbekistan / Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan, Sept. 3

By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:

The capital of Kazakhstan, Astana has a positive migration balance with the CIS countries, the press service of the Department of Statistics of the Kazakh capital says.

"Uzbekistan has the highest migration net (233 people), followed by the index of the Russian Federation (28 people), the Kyrgyz Republic (40 people), Azerbaijan (7 people), Turkmenistan (6 people), Ukraine (5 people) and Tajikistan (3 people)," the press service said.

According to the department, among the other countries, a positive migration balance mainly formed with China (136 people), Mongolia (30 people), Turkey (10 people).

In the structure of migrants by nationality the share of Kazakhs is the greatest - 88.3 percent of the total number of arrived ones and 86.2 percent of the number of departures. Among the arrivals and departures the Russian share is 6.2 percent and 8 percent, respectively, Ukrainians' share is 0.8 percent and 1 percent, Uzbeks - 0.5 percent each, Tatars - 0.8 percent each, Germans - 0.6 percent and 0.8 percent, other nationalities - 2.8 percent and 2.7 percent respectively.

According to the current account of the population in January-July 2014 the number of people who arrived in the capital amounted to 24,301 people while 13,414 people departed (migration balance of 10,887 people). Migration surplus is obtained mainly due to the internal migration (10,887 people).

There is also a surplus in the external migration (435 people).

Comparing the first halves of 2014 and 2013, the number of people arriving in the city of Astana increased by 65.6 percent, and departures increased by 48.9 percent.

In total, according to the Department of Statistics of the capital, the population of Astana reached 835,153 people as of July 1, 2014. .

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