Working woman after registration of pregnancy and childbirth leave may apply for the appointment of social payments for pregnancy and childbirth from the SSIF. The amount of payment depends on the average monthly income of the woman from which social contributions were paid for the last 12 months. At the end of last year, the average amount of such payment amounted to 391 170 KZT.
After the baby is born, she can apply for an appointment:
- a one - time state allowance for the birth of a child from the budget, the amount of which is: for the birth of the first, second, third child-95,950 KZT, for the fourth or more child -159,075 KZT.
In 2018, 395 thousand people received this allowance. Over the past 3 years, the amount of this allowance has increased by 38%. In 2019, 42 billion KZT is provided for the payment of this allowance.
- payments for child care up to 1 year from the SSIF in the amount of 40% of the average monthly income for the last 2 years. The average size of the payments in 2018 amounted to 32 361тенге per month.
In total, in 2018, about 400 thousand parents received payments from the SSIF in case of motherhood and childhood for a total of 165 billion KZT.
In addition, the state subsidizes mandatory pension contributions for working women during the period of child care up to one year. This year, 5.8 billion KZT was allocated for subsidies.