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Kazakhstan Unemployment

Kazakhstan Unemployment

Unemployment in Kazakhstan

The unemployment rate in Kazakhstan averaged 5.0% in the decade to 2022, below the 7.4% average for Eastern Europe. The unemployment rate in 2022 was 4.9%. For more unemployment information, visit our dedicated page.

Kazakhstan Unemployment Chart

Note: This chart displays Unemployment Rate for Kazakhstan from 2018 to 2023.
Source: Agency of Statistics Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Unemployment Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Unemployment (% of active population, aop) 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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