Average monthly salary in Kazakhstan increases by almost 10%

Finance Materials 12 November 2018 12:17 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 12

By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:

Average monthly nominal salary of an employee in Kazakhstan amounted to 161,783 tenge In July-September 2018, Kazakh media reported citing the Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry.

Thus, the salary increased by 9.3 percent compared to the same period last year.

The highest nominal salaries are observed in financial and insurance activities – 317,400 tenge, professional, scientific and technical activities – 290,200 tenge, industry – 232,200 tenge, construction – 229,200 tenge, and information and communication – 224,900 tenge.

At the same time, the lowest nominal salaries are recorded in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 106,400 tenge, which is 34.2 percent lower than the average for Kazakhstan.

By region, the highest nominal salaries are observed in Atyrau region – 310,600 tenge, and the lowest – in Turkestan region – 98,800 tenge.

Official exchange rate on Nov. 12 is 372.65 KZT / USD.


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