Kazakhstan reveals value of payments of compulsory vehicles insurance
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.13
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
The number of registered cars in Kazakhstan amounted to 720,026 vehicles during the first 11 months of 2020, which is 10.8 percent less than during the same period of 2019, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
As of Dec. 1, 2020, the total number of passenger cars registered in Kazakhstan amounted to 3.8 million.
The committee noted that 86 percent of registered cars work on gasoline. Some 11.5 percent of the cars operate on mixed fuel, 2.4 percent on diesel fuel, and 0.1 percent on LPG.
As of Dec. 1, 2020, insurance companies made 62,346 payments worth 26.1 billion tenge (approximately $62.1 million) on Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance of Vehicle Owners.
The number of registered car accidents amounted to 11,837 cases over the course of the first 11 months of 2020, which is 20.2 percent less than during the same period of 2019. Some 17,193 people were injured in these accidents.
By a decree of Kazakhstan's President Kassym Jomart Tokayev, as a result of the spreading coronavirus pandemic, a quarantine regime has been introduced in a number of Kazakh cities and regions, thus restricting transportation and use of personal vehicles.
Due to the introduced restrictions, the number of car accidents has significantly decreased all across the country.
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