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Report
East Kazakhstan Region

EKR is located in the east of the country. As of January 1, 2012
the area is 283.2 thousand square kilometers, the region's
population - 1395.1 thousand people (8.4% of the total Kazakh
population). Density of population over the region per 1 km is 4.9
people (only for Kazakhstan - 6.1).
As of January 1, 2012
Area, thousand square
kilometers
Density for 1 square
kilometer
283.2
10.4
4.9
6.1
Index level in RK
1395.1
8.4
Share in total RK
population, %
757.5
8.6
Share in total RK EAP, %
717.9
8.6
Share in RK index, %
481.7
39.6
8.6
8.4
Share in RK index, %
Share in RK index, %
73677
90028
Index level in RK
40484
45435
Index level in RK
118.6
117.2
Level in RK
1 624.3
5.9
107.1
107.4
822.9
5.2
Share in RK index, %
Agriculture total output
(services), billion Tenge
202.2
8.8
Share in RK index, %
Fixed asset investment,
billion Tenge
242.0
4.8
Share in RK index, %
Retail trade, billion Tenge
362.5
9.4
Share in total RK index, %

Resource base includes reserves of lead, zinc, tin, tungsten,
molybdenum, manganese, gold, mercury, antimony, lignite and
hard coal, oil shale and building materials.

Administrative-territorial structure of the region includes the
regional center of Ust-Kamenogorsk, 15 districts, 10 cities, 30
towns, 870 villages.
Economically active
population
employed

The main socio-economic indicators of the region for 2011 are
provided in the table.
hired labor
unemployed
Monthly average nominal
salary, Tenge
Nominal population income
(estimation), average per
capita a month, Tenge
Compared to previous year
in %
Demography
Thousand people
Region’s population is decreasing, while country’s population is
growing. Population in 2000 was 1517 thousand people, at the
beginning of 2012 года – 1395 thousand people, but decreasing
pace is slowing down:
1570
1520
1,517
1,499
1,483
1,466
1,455
1420
1,442
1,4311,425
1,417
1,395
1370
1,3971,398
1,398
1320
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
1470
Population, thousand people
Share in total RK area, %
2011
GRP, billion Tenge
CPI (end of period), by
December of previous year
in %
Volume of industrial product,
billion Tenge
Share in total RK GRP, %
Index level in RK
1
Economically active population (EAP)
EAP of the region is increasing at a moderate pace and in
2011 it reached 757.5 thousand people. 717.9 thousand
people of those are employed, 36.9 thousand people are
unemployed. The economically inactive population made
up 373.7 thousand in 2011, it is lower than in 2000:
Labor Force
Thou
Economicall
sand
y inactive
peop
population
le
Economically active population
including:
Employed
Unemploy
ed

The number of employed people increases and
unemployed people falls in both absolute and relative
terms. For 10 years, from 2001 to 2011, the employed
population has increased from 93 to 95%, while the
number of unemployed people has fallen from 7 to 5%.
Characteristic feature of the employed population
dynamics is the growth of hired labor and the
reduction of self-employed people. From 2001 to
2011 the number of hired labor has increased from 60
to 70%, the number of self-employed people has fallen
from 40 to 33%. EAP and employed people structure
corresponds to the average in Kazakhstan:
EAP Structure in 2001
including:
EAP Structure in 2011
7%
Hired labor
Self-employed
2001
406.7
390.2
744.4
760.7
61.4
55.9
683
704.8
406.9
425.7
276.1
279.2
2002
393.8
722.9
52.5
670.4
409.6
260.8
2003
400.5
743.5
54.1
689.4
423.1
266.3
2004
2005
402.4
401.2
752.1
751.7
54.5
53.6
697.6
698.1
432.9
444.6
264.7
253.5
2006
391.4
756.8
52.4
704.4
458.6
245.8
2007
382.9
764.2
50.6
713.7
468.8
244.9
2008
378.3
765
49.1
715.9
473.3
242.6
2009
2010
376.9
371
764
769.8
48.9
43.8
715.1
726.1
472.6
483.7
242.4
242.3
2011
373.7
757.5
39.6
717.9
481.7
236.2
2000

5%
Unemploye
d
Employed
93%
95%
Employed Population
Structure in 2001
Employed Population Structure in
2011
Hired labor
33%
40%
60%
Selfemployed
67%
2
Unemployment

68
68
67
• In 2011 unemployment rate of the
region was below the Kazakhstan’s
average – 5.4%:
The changes of employed population structure
is supported by a strong tendency of
unemployment rate reduction from 8.2% in
2000 to 5,2% in 2011 and growth in economic
activity of the population:
Kazakhstan - 5,4
9
8.2
7.3
7.3
7.3 7.2
7.1
6.9
6.6
6.4
67
6.4
5.7
5.2
66
66
65
66.9
65
67.5
67.0
67.0
66.6
64
64 64.7 66.1 64.7
65.0
65.2
65.9
65.1
63
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Economic activity rate, %
Unemployment rate, %
City of Almaty
Алматы
5.6
City of Astana
Астана
5.8
8
East Kazakhstan
Восточно-Казахстанская
7
Северо-Казахстанская
North Kazakhstan
6
5
4
3
2
5.2
5.4
5.2
Павлодарская
Pavlodar
5.7
Южно-Казахстанская
South Kazakhstan
5.8
Мангистауская
Mangistau
5.5
Кызылординская
Kyzylorda
5.4
Костанайская
Kostanay
5.3
Карагандинская
Karaganda
5.5
Zhambyl
Жамбылская
1
West Kazakhstan
Западно-Казахстанская
0
Atyrau
Атырауская
5.3
5
Almaty
Алматинская
5.1
Aktobe
Актюбинская
4.9
Akmola
Акмолинская
5.5
4
4.5
5
5.5
6
%
3
Quality of Life
Life expectancy at birth in the region is increasing, but
dynamic values are below the average of RK in general:
number of years


70.0
EKR
69.0
68.3 68.4 69.0
68.0
67.0
66.0
65.5 65.8
66.0
65.8
66.2 65.9 66.2
66.3
63.0
65.2 65.4 65.3 65.4 64.8 64.9 65.0
64.5
Child mortality for 1000 quick-born
67.1
65.0
64.0
Maternal mortality for 100,000 quickborn
66.9 67.0
65.8
67.7
Number of TB cases registered for
the first time, 100,000
Share of population with income used for consumption
below the poverty line is decreasing, however, it is above
the average in RK in 2011:
%
50
46.7
44.5
40
37.5
20
10
0
33.9
31.6
30
18.2
36.8
36.1
31.9
31.6 26.6
22,4
17,4
109,8
86.8
8,71
RK
12.7
12.1
8.2
12.5
9.8
9.9
6.6
6.5 5.3
8.4
6.1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
East Kazakhstan region
RK

Monthly average in tenge
East Kazakhstan region
17,88 14,84
11,90
Mortality for 1000 people
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
RK
16,40 22,50
Birth rate for 1000 people
62.0

Some of life quality indicators in 2011:
Cost of living has been growing steadily since 2003,
but the values are below the average in RK:
18,000
15,847
16,000
14,000
11,53111,912
12,000
10,000
8,000
6,202
6,898
7,863 7,953
8,410
6,000
4,000
6,457
8,833
6,785
12,644
16,072
13,487
12,660
12,364
9,653
7,618
2,000
0
2003
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
East Kazakhstan region
2009 2010
RK
2011
4
Enrollment
78.2
77.3
%
78.7 78.9
75.4
74.9
72.5
72.9
73.6
69.9
71.8
73.2
75
73.9
72.5
72.1
70.5
East Kazakhstan region
70.5
72.2
72.2
10.0
8.0
6.0
31,408
4.0
2.0
45,546
37,629
60,000
9.0
8.6
48,401
8.5
8.2
50,000
7.9
7.7
51,798
52,356
50,517
40,000
30,000
49,817
20,000
46,508
10,000
47,709
0.0
0
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
East Kazakhstan region
Share in RK
45 000
40 000
35 000
30 000
25 000
20 000
15 000
10 000
5 000
0
Share in RK
Number of students in higher education
increases despite a decrease of the region’s
population :
8.0
7.8 7.8
7.8
7.8
7.5
7.6
7.4 7.3 7.3
7.4
7.1
7.3
7.2
6.8
7.0
6.6
6.8
47,541
47,422
47,775
6.640,225
54,838
51,027
6.4
45,930
52,770
6.2
48,381
50,732
6.0
5.8
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
%
11.1 11.0 10.8 10.4
9.6

people
%
12.0
9.
8.3
7.9
8.
6.6 6.6 6.7 6.8
6.5
6.6
6.5
6.5
7. 6.5
6.
5.
4.
3.
15 554
38 897
17 824
2.
13 637
10 911
32 629
1.
17 479
9 123
10 129
12
246
.
East Kazakhstan region
RK
Number of students in technical and vocational
education has increased despite a decrease of the region’s
population:

Number of children in regular preschools has
increased significantly since 2001:
people
75.4
76.9
%
80
78
76
74
72
70
68
66
64
62
60

East Kazakhstan region
60,000
50,000
40,000
people
Enrollment share of the population aged 6-24 years
increased from 2001, however, value is below the average in
RK:

30,000
20,000
10,000
0
Share in RK
5
Population Income

Monthly
average
nominal
salary
per
employee for EKR in 2011 was 73,677 Tenge, it
is below the national average – 90,028 KZT
In dynamics the average nominal salary per
employee and the average nominal income per
capita are ever-growing:

80000
73677
70000
%
tenge
61388
Kazakhstan – 90,028
60000
53496
г.
Алматы
121674
City of Almaty
48293
Астана
132612
50000
City ofг.Astana
42137
41238
Восточно-Казахстанская
East Kazakhstan
73677
34133
40000
33101
Северо-Казахстанская
61712
North Kazakhstan
27877 30084
27688
30000
23846
75338
22073
Павлодарская
20099
Pavlodar
16832 18816
16665
67721
Южно-Казахстанская
20000
12793
South Kazakhstan
9296 10095 11883
8226
Мангистауская
151041
10000
Mangistau
Кызылординская
81518
Kyzylorda
0
Костанайская
67252
Kostanay
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Карагандинская
77940
Karaganda
Жамбылская
61825
The average nominal salary per employee, tenge
Zhambyl
Западно-Казахстанская
87503
The average nominal income per capita, tenge
West Kazakhstan
Атырауская
165975
Atyrau
140
132.5
67638
Алматинская
Almaty
130.3
Актюбинская
79878
Aktobe
130
126.3
64495
Акмолинская
120.8
Akmola
117.7
113.5
120
119.9
121.2
110.9 113.0
0
50000
100000 150000 200000
107.7
107.9
Тенге
111.8
108.6
110
108.8
109.6
105.7
106.0

The index of the nominal and real incomes 100
102.5
99.2
100.7
101.0
showed a decline during the economic crisis in
2009. In 2005 the growth of nominal income
was lower than the consumer price index,
i.e. revenue growth did not cover inflation:
90
108
106.5
106.2107.3
107.8
108
116.1
110.5
105.7 108.1107.1
80
2001
2002
2003
2004
Consumer price index
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
The index of nominal income
The index of real income
6
Economy
• GRP growth in 2011 is below the average
growth of total GRP of all the regions of
Kazakhstan and makes up 130.6% compared to
2010, against the total value of the RK - 126.4%:
1,800.0
1,600.0
1,400.0
10
9.19
9
8.6
7.8
1,624 8
7.3
6.7
1,200.0
7
6.2
6.2
1,000.0
5.8
6.0
5.7
5.9
5.5
800.0
801
600.0
890 984 1,244
615
400.0
200.0
239 281 293 334
392
468
6
5
4
3
region's share in total GRP (%)
bln. tenge
•
Despite GRP growth, EKR share in total
GRP of all the regions has decreased from
9.2% in 2000 to 5.9% in 2011:
Growth of total GRP in RK - 126,4
City of
г. Almaty
Алматы
124.8
City ofг.Astana
Астана
117.9
East Kazakhstan
Восточно-Казахстанская
130.6
North Kazakhstan
Северо-Казахстанская
143.0
Pavlodar
Павлодарская
148.0
South Kazakhstan
Южно-Казахстанская
125.1
Mangistau
Мангистауская
117.9
Kyzylorda
Кызылординская
120.4
Kostanay
Костанайская
132.5
Karaganda
Карагандинская
2
1
128.0
Zhambyl
Жамбылская
142.1
West Kazakhstan
Западно-Казахстанская
126.2
Atyrau
Атырауская
0.0
0
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
GRP
Region's share in total GRP
121.2
Almaty
Алматинская
124.9
Aktobe
Актюбинская
125.9
Akmola
Акмолинская
138.1
0
50
100
150
200
% compared to previous year
7
Investment
bln. tenge
•
Fixed assets investment tends to a stable significant
growth, however, it showed a decrease in value during the
crisis – in 2009 and 2010:
300
4,5854654
4,211
250
200
100
0
4,000
3,392
596
38
39
37
45
51
3,000
242
1,704
1,328
943 1,100
82
116 127
6,000
5,000
2,825
2,421
150
50
5 010
161
139 145
1,000
Восточно-Казахстанская
East Kazakhstan
Северо-Казахстанская
North Kazakhstan
%
•
The share of fixed assets investment in the
Kazakhstan’s investment decreased from 6.3% in 2000 to
4.8% in 2011:
7.0
4.0
6.3
3.0
4.8
4.1
4.1
3.4
3.4
3.4
3.7
104.3
144.3
167.0
134.7
Павлодарская
Pavlodar
Южно-Казахстанская
South Kazakhstan
RK
5.0
City ofг.Алматы
Almaty
г.Астана
City of Astana
0
East Kazakhstan region
Growth in Kazakhstan in general – 107.7
2,000
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
6.0
•
Growth of fixed asset investment in 2011
exceeded significantly the total level of all RK regions,
and made up 167% compared to previous year against
107.7% in RK. This tendency, however, is the result of
base effect from stronger investment decrease in 2010
in EKR compared to the average level of RK:
3.8
3.1
3.0
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
112.0
104.0
Мангистауская
Mangistau
Кызылординская
Kyzylorda
Костанайская
Kostanay
Карагандинская
Karaganda
Жамбылская
Zhambyl
Западно-Казахстанская
West Kazakhstan
Атырауская
Atyrau
Алматинская
Almaty
Актюбинская
Aktobe
Акмолинская
Akmola
99.3
89.9
124.7
119.9
72.6
73.0
97.4
121.6
105.9
114.9
0
50
100
150
200
% compared to previous year
8
Agriculture
bln. tenge

The volume production in agriculture
increased until 2009, it decreased in 2010 to
153.1 billion Tenge:
180
1,641.4
160
1,404.5
1,600
1,442.6
140
1,089.4
120
165.7
100
80
60
557.4
533.6
402.0
97.1
0
East Kazakhstan region
RK
10.6
11.6
4.2
Павлодарская
Pavlodar
11.4
Южно-Казахстанская
South Kazakhstan
800
Мангистауская
Mangistau
600
Кызылординская
Kyzylorda
0
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
0.1
Северо-Казахстанская
North Kazakhstan
200
37.5
г. Астана
City of Astana
1,200
400
70.1 75.1 77.9
55.1 58.2
20
0.1
Восточно-Казахстанская
East Kazakhstan
1,000
117.4
г. Алматы
City of Almaty
1,400
153.1
825.6
763.8
615.4
698.9
40
1,800
• The share of the region’s volume of
production
in
agriculture
in
total
Kazakhstan’s
volume
of
industry’s
production.
In
2010
10.6%
agricultural
production of the country was produced in EKR:
0.3
3.1
14.8
Костанайская
Kostanay
5.8
Карагандинская
Karaganda
4.7
Жамбылская
Zhambyl
3.7
Западно-Казахстанская
West Kazakhstan
1.3
Атырауская
Atyrau
15.1
Алматинская
Almaty
5.7
Актюбинская
Aktobe
7.5
Акмолинская
Akmola
0
5
10
15
20
% of total
9
Real Sector
Growth of industrial production volumes was observed
throughout the study period, excluding crisis year 2008, when
manufacturing volumes showed the decrease:

bln. tenge
1,000
822.9
800
641.3
600
485.9 470.2 492.1
416.6
400
200
143.3
350
260.2
222.8
171.0173.8 182.0
126
0
161
35
26
365
633
463
Million Tenge
116 115
62
75
50
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Mining industry output
Manufacturing output
Electricity, gas and water production and distribution
• The share of industrial production in the Kazakhstan’s level
increased from 8% in 2000 to 5.2% in 2011:
%
16
14
12
10.33 10.48
10
8
6
8.0
8.6
7.4
6.4
5.8
4
2
1.70
12.05
12.39
9.21
5.0
6.4
13.19
9.97
7.99
2010
335
86
30
•
Real sector industries, showing the
highest values of production in 2010 were
metallurgical industry, agriculture, mining of metal
ores, construction, machine industry, chemical
industry, coal and lignite, etc. These industries
have significant share of total production in the
Republic of Kazakhstan:
6.2
4.6
1.38
7.47
7.38 7.16
5.4
5.3
1.56
5.2
Share in Share
RK level
in
2010
GRP
Metallurgy and manufacture of
finished metal products
255 901
15,1
20,6
Agriculture
153 133
10,6
12,3
Mining of metal ores
102 739
15,7
8,3
81 326
4,2
6,5
67 151
7,4
5,4
62 083
7,4
5,0
Machine engineering
56 955
15,1
4,6
Production of other non-metallic
mineral products
41 190
20,4
3,3
Chemical industry
21 673
17,5
1,7
Mining of coal and lignite
7 888,6
6,0
0,6
Construction
Production of food products,
beverages and tobacco
Production and distribution of
electricity, gas and water
1.14
0
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
10
SME
RK
East Kazakhstan region
6% 1%
4%
• SME share of the region's GRP is
increasing with a moderate pace, but it is
below the RK’s average level:
%
• The number of registered legal entities as
of October 1, 2012 equals 19 223. The SME
number is 19 049. The structure of the
enterprises number is close to the RK average
level:
1%
40
35
30.4
31.6
33.4
27.6
30
25
20
Small
18.9 19.7
15
Medium
10
Large
93%
20.3
20.7
19.0
2005
2006
24.6
25.2
27.3
26.9
2008
2009
2010
2011
17.9
5
95%
2007
East Kazakhstan region
RK
11
Interbudgetary Relations
Budget revenues of EKR region in 2011 amounted to 186.8 trillion Tenge,
including 133.9 trillion Tenge of transfers from the national budget.
Expenses amounted to 185.8 trillion Tenge, including 1.1 trillion Tenge of
transfers to the national budget. Thus, the region is subventional.

Name
Cash
execution
Million Tenge
Revenues
including income transfers
Expenses
including transfers
Budget deficit (surplus)
186
133
185
1
Expenses
Deficit (-),
surplus (+)
2000
33378
32908
470
2001
30460
31096
-636
2002
27746
29036
-1290
2003
35728
35199
529
200000
5000
2004
43208
43603
-395
180000
4000
2005
50491
52427
-1936
976.4 2000
2006
69794
67816
1977
1000
2007
95764
91983
3781
2008
111424
116368
-4943
2009
134860
134070
791
2010
156969
158893
-1924
2011
186769
185792
976
3781.2
3000
160000
Million Tenge
768.7
888.8
792.3
147.7
976.5
Revenues
1977
140000
120000
100000
-636
80000
60000
790.8
529
470
-395
-1290
0
-1000
-1924.3 -2000
-1936
-3000
40000
-4000
20000
-4943.4
0
-5000
-6000
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Revenues
Expenses and credits
Deficit (-), surplus (+)
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East Kazakhstan Region Development Program for 20112015
Main target indicators:
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Increase GRP Volume Index to 129.9%;
Increase the share of processing industry in GRP to 26.7%;
Increase the share of non-resource exports in total exports to 80.6%;
Increase the share of innovative enterprises to 17.7%;
Increase in the share of local content in the procurement of government
agencies and organizations, strategic companies - goods to 61.5%;
Increase the share of domestic production of building materials to 80.0%;
Increase the gross value added of light industry by 50%;
Increase the chemical industry to 12,5 Billion Tenge;
Increase total revenue of service providers in the field of tourism activity not
less than 15% of 2008 level (2 776.7 mln);
Productivity growth in agriculture by 2 times;
Increase the export potential of agriculture to 34.4 million dollars.;
Increase the number of jobs created by 3.1% (13,986 people);
Increase the number of employed people in 2015 (732600 people)
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