15 thousand repatriates arrived in Kazakhstan since the beginning of the year - MHSD RK

05 August 2016, 18:40

By July 1, 2016, Kazakhstan  received 6,840 families or 14,947 ethnic Kazakhs.

Most repatriates (66.7%), according to the MHSD of the RK,  arrives from Uzbekistan, 23.6% are from China, 4.2% - from Turkmenistan, 2.4% - from Mongolia, 3.1% - from other countries.

The largest number of repatriates is settled in Almaty, 2364 families (4729 people), South Kazakhstan region - 1572 families (3044), Mangistau oblast - 506 families (2311), Zhambyl region - 620 families (1254), the East-Kazakhstan  - 369 families (778), Akmola region - 272 families (571), Karaganda - 221 families (431), Kostanai region - 154 families (296), Aktobe region - 51 families (237), Pavlodar region - 90 families (231), Atyrau region -  84 families (145), North Kazakhstan region -  45 families (102), the West -Kazahstan - 6 families (26), Kyzylorda - 15 families (24), Astana - 341 families (549), in Almaty - 130 families (219).

The Ministry specified that people of working age make up 64.2%,  children up to 18 years - 29.7% and pensioners - 6,1%. 10.8% are with higher education, 17.8% with secondary vocational education, 68.1% with secondary education, 3.3% are without education.