Central Asia

Minimum Wages in Central Asian Countries 2017

November 16, 2017
When speaking about Central Asian countries, I'm referring to the five former Soviet Union member states - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The total population of these countries is about 70 million. Recommended reading: Population changes in the former Soviet Union, also...

Minimum wages in Central Asia

November 14, 2013
Previously I have written articles covering minimum wages in Baltic states and Caucasus, today I would like to look into another part of former Soviet Union - Central Asia.   $ month Kazakhstan 121 Kyrgyzstan 17 Tajikistan 52...

Population changes in former Soviet Union

November 08, 2013
15 former Soviet Union republics, then and now. In 1990 in the Soviet Union lived 287.728 million people. In 2012 in the former republics lived 290.587 million people, which is 0.98% increase. A pretty small increase for 22 years.   The thing is, not all former Soviet republics have developed equally in...