Per capita income increases almost by 20.5 per cent in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan, Astana, April 12 /Trend D.Mukhtarov/
According to preliminary data, per capita nominal income of the population in Kazakhstan amounted to 48 199 tenge (about $320) in February 2012, an increase of 20.5 per cent compared to the corresponding period in 2011, the Agency on Statistics of Kazakhstan said on Thursday.
"At the same time the department noted that real income increases by 15.1 per cent," statistics reported.
The leading position on the size of per capita income in February 2012 took in Atyrau, Almaty and Astana, where the figure exceeded the average national level by 2.3 to1.6 times.
Among the most low-income areas in February 2012 is the South Kazakhstan Zhambyl and Almaty regions in which the value of income was 61.3 - 80.3 per cent of the national level.
However, the highest rates of growth of real money incomes of population are to be found in the Kostanay and Almaty regions.