Aktobe region is a large industrial region of Kazakhstan. The basis of the industrial sector is the mining and chemical industry, ferrous metallurgy. Mineral reserves are: gas-144.9 billion m3, oil-243.6 million tons, oil and gas condensate-32.7 million tons. There are large deposits of chromite (1st place in the CIS), nickel-cobalt ores, phosphorite, potassium salts, etc.
In the region there are enterprises "CNPC-Aktobemunaygas", "Aktobenefteprovod" (Kenkiyak — Orsk oil pipeline, 362 km), plants "Aktyubrentgen", agricultural machinery, ferroalloys (AZF), chromium compounds (AZHS), "Aktobemunai", chemical plant, Aktobe-Shilisai production association, construction materials plant, furniture factory, Aktobe Sweets factory, aircraft repair plant, Zhanazhol gas condensate plant (2 million tons of oil and 0.8 billion m3 of gas per year), etc.
300 629 sq. km.
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Aktobe region is located in the north-western part of Kazakhstan and is located in two parts of the world – in Europe and Asia. The length of the territory from north to south is about 700 km, from east to west about 800 km. The area of the second largest region of the Republic of Kazakhstan is 300.6 thousand km2 and occupies about 11% of the country's territory.
(as of June 1, 2021, thousand people)
(January-March 2021, preliminary data,%)
(June 2021 to December 2020,%)
Average monthly salary 196060
(I quarter of 2021, tenge)
Unemployment rate 4,8
( I quarter of 2021,%)
*Excluding small businesses engaged in entrepreneurial activities.