Minimum wage grows in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Materials 4 September 2018 17:37 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 4


The minimum wage in Kazakhstan was 29,146 tenges in August this year, which is 7.5 percent more than last month, the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan said in a message posted on its website Sept. 4.

In the structure of value of the subsistence minimum for August this year, the share of expenditures for the purchase of meat and fish accounted for 18.1 percent, fruits and vegetables - 14.4 percent, dairy products and eggs - 13.9 percent, bakery products and cereals – 6.7 percent, sugar, tea and spices - 1.9 percent.

The minimum wage per capita is calculated on the basis of the minimum norms of consumption of basic food products.

(365.23 tenges = 1 USD on Sept. 4)