During the consideration of the results of the socio-economic development of the country for 10 months of 2018, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev drew the attention of the Ministries and Akims of the regions to the need to analyze the growth of real incomes of the population.

The Head of State in the Address “Growing Welfare of Kazakh Citizens: Increase in Income and Quality of Life” set the task to increase incomes of the population.

According to data, indicators in various sectors of the economy are growing. At the same time, the Prime Minister noted the low rates of real money incomes of the population in the regions. Akims of Kyzylorda region K. Kusherbayev, Mangystau - E. Tugzhanov, Almaty city - B. Baibek and Deputy Akim of Almaty region L. Turlashov reported on the reasons for the current situation and planned measures.

Having listened to the reports, B. Sagintayev instructed the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population, local executive bodies, to analyze the current situation regarding the incomes in the country. It is referred to the difference between the growth rates of income of the population in nominal and real terms.

According to the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan, the average per capita nominal income of the population in January-August 2018 amounted to 707.9 thousand tenge and increased compared to the corresponding period of 2017 by 10% in nominal terms. At the same time, income growth in real terms was 3.5%. In the context of the regions for the II quarter, growth in real incomes of the population above the national average (4.7%) is observed in four regions.

When preparing reports on socio-economic development, it is charged first of all to pay attention to the income indicators of the population, and Akimats should not refer to incorrect statistical data and other reasons. Consideration of the results of socio-economic development for 11 months should begin with this issue.


Published: 13 November 2018



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