According to the Statistics Committee of the MNE RK, the number of workers aged 15 years and older at the results of the I–quarter of 2019 amounted to 9.1 million people. The economy of the republic employed 8.7 million people or 66.6% of the population aged 15 years and older.
Among the employed population, the number of self-employed amounted to 2,063. 3 million people, the number of employees – 6.6 million people.
The number of men was 4.5 million persons or more than half, and the number of women was 4.2 million persons (48.4 %) from the total number of employed persons.
The number of unemployed in the first quarter of 2019 amounted to 442.8 thousand people.
The unemployment rate was 4.8%.
The share of men in the number of unemployed in the first quarter of 2019 amounted to 209.3 thousand people, women – 233.5 thousand people.
According to the results of the I–quarter of 2019, the share of young people aged 15-28 years in the total number of unemployed was 3.9% or 83.7 thousand people.