I. Social indicators
The number of births (live) in the January of 2010 reached 6127 and it shows an increase of 729 children or 13.5 percent. The number of mothers delivered child was 6097 showing an increase of 718 mothers or 13.3 percent compared to the compared with the same period of previous year. A number of infant mortality stood at 137 hence showing an increases by 15.1 percent or 18 infants and number of maternal deaths was 6 increased by 2 mothers, and child mortality under 5 has reaching 30 which is increased by 12 children compared to the same period of previous year.
As the end of January 2010, the number of registered unemployed in labor and welfare service divisions of aimags and the capital reached 36.3 thous, that increased by 4936 persons or 15.7 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year. The 19.8 thousand females registered themselves as unemployed that constitutes 54.5 per cent of total registered unemployed.
As the end of January 2010, 1.5 thousand registered unemployed found jobs, in terms of 20.5 per cent out of them have found work in government or state-owned enterprises and remaining 79.5 percent is in companies, cooperatives or other types of employers, such as small-scale private businesses...
Monthly average wages and salaries of employees covered in sample survey on wages for 4th quarter of 2009 is estimated at 308.1 thous.tog and it shows an increase of 5.8 per cent. As the 4th quarter of year 2009, monthly average wages and salaries for males resulted 332.7 thous.tog and it is higher by 48.2 thous.tog or 16.9 per cent than the wages and salaries for females.
In January 2010, 154.4 thousand persons covered in social insurance and paid
contribution, which constitutes 76,8 thousands or 49.8 per cent are insurers from of establishments and enterprises, and 77.6 thousands or 50.2 per cent were insurers of government budget organizations.
In January 2010, 27.6 bln.tog allocated for pension from the social insurance fund and 75.0 per cent of total is for retirement pension, 11.9 per cent is pension for disabled persons, 6.8 per cent is for breadwinner loss pension and 6.3 military pensions.
In January of 2010, 140.4 thousand people received social welfare pensions and benefits, and regarding this purpose 3.6 bln.tug allocated in reporting period.
The number of infectious disease cases was 2.4 thousand and it has showing a decrease of 20.0 percent or 592 cases compared to the January of 2009. In terms of the number of persons infected by varicella decreased by 71.8 percent or 163 persons, viral hepatitis by 29.0 percent or 230 persons, shigellosis by 24.5 percent or 46 persons, trichomoniasis by 13.6 percent or 52 persons, gonococcal infection by 8.9 percent or 44 persons and syphilis by 8.2 percent or 30 persons respectively.
As January of 2010, the total number of confirmed cases of a pandemic of the influenza A/H1N1 virus was 61. Out of them, 9 cases or 14.8 percent are recorded in Ulaanbaatar city, and 52 cases or 85.2 per cent were in local areas.
Particularly, in Uvurkhangai was 23 cases or 37.7 percent, in Orkhon 10 cases or 16.4 percent, in Dundgovi 9 cases or 14.8 percent, in Darkhan-Uul 6 or 9.8 percent, in Tuv 3 or 4.9 percent and 1 case or 1.6 percent recorded in Dornogovi. In January of 2010 death 1 caused by this virus recorded in Ulaanbaatar. The total number of crimes committed in January 2010 has estimated at 1624 and it shows a decrease of 129 crimes or 7.4 percent compared with the same period of the previous year.
However some types of offences were increased, particular crimes such as crime against the right of ownership, crime against social security, crime against child, family and social morality, and crime against environmental protection rules came down by 8.2-34.4 per cent has affecting to decline of crime cases.
By places that crime committed, 26.8 percent of total offences were committed in dwellings (gers or apartments), 15.7 per cent in street, 9.1 per cent is committed in establishments, 6.8 per cent in bar/night club/ dancing floors/hotels, 5.7 per cent in pasture, 5.2 per cent in market places and 30.7 per cent committed in other places.
II.Macro economical indicators
In January 2010, compared with the previous month, the national consumer price index increased by 2.3 percent, compared with the same period of the previous year by 5.7 percent , respectively. The national aggregate index of food
and non-alcoholic beverages group increased by 4.6 percent, and 1.6 percent in housing, water, electricity and fuels group which was major contribution to the increase in the overall index by 2.3 percent, compared with December 2009. Therefore, the prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco group increased by 0.2 percent, the prices of clothing, footware and cloth group by 0.9 percent, the prices of furnishings, household goods group by 0.4 percent, the prices of communication group by 0.3 percent, the prices of recreation and culture group by 0.1 percent, the prices of restaurants and hotels group by 3.4 percent, respectively. But the prices of health group decreased by 0.3 percent, the prices of transport, education, miscellaneous goods and service groups were stable.
In January 2010, compared with the previous month, the consumer price index
decreased by 0.2 percent in Arkhangai aimag, in a range of 0.2-5.7 percent increased in remaining 20 aimags and the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.
According to the report of the Bank of Mongolia, at the end of January 2010, the
money supply (broad money or M2) expanded to 2871.0 bln.togrogs which reflects the decrease of 9.0 bln.togrogs or 0.3 percent over the December 2009, and an increase of 669.8 bln.togrogs or 30.4 percent compared with January 2009.
At the end of January 2010, the currency issued in circulation reached 350.8 bln.togrogs and decreased by 21.0 bln.togrogs or 5.6 percent compared with the December 2009 and increased by 4.2 bln.togrogs or 1.2 percent compared with January 2009. The amount of loans outstanding at the end of January 2010 was 2674.4 bln.togrogs, hence an increase of 19.4 bln.togrogs or 0.7 percent compared with December 2009, by 2.5 bln.togrogs or 0.1 percent compared with
January 2009, respectively.
Meanwhile, principals in arrears increased by 0.7 bln.togrogs or 0.6 percent over the December of 2009, reaching 122.5 bln.togrogs which was 4.6 percent of total loans outstanding and decreased by 2.3 bln.togrogs or 1.0 percent compared with January 2009.
The amount of non-performing loans reached 458.2 bln.togrogs, which was 17.1 percent of the total loans outstanding and it is decreased by 3.8 bln.togrogs or 0.8 percent over the December of 2009, and increased by 262.0 bln.togrogs or 2.3 times compared with January 2009.
In January 2009, in the stock market, there were 20 trading days and 1.0 mln.shares in total value of 646.1 mln.togrogs were traded.
The number of shares traded is decreased by 84.6 thous.stocks or 7.5 percent compared with December 2009, by 1.4 mln.stocks or 56.5 percent compared with
January 2009, respectively. The value of traded stocks is increased by 70.8 òln.togrogs or 12.3 percent compared with the December 2009, by 173.5 mln.togrogs or 36.7 percent compared with the same period of the previous year.
In January of 2010, the total revenue and grants of the General Government budget amounted to 154.7 bln.togrogs and total expenditure and the net lending were 220.1 bln.togrogs representing a deficit of 65.5 bln.togrogs in the General Government budget overall balance. The higher deficit by 36.7 bln.togrogs against the same period of the previous year was due to total revenue increase, which was by 11.1 point lower than the total expenditure increase.
The current revenue of the General Government budget amounted to 140.0 bln.togrogs and the current expenditure reached 207.7 bln.togrogs. Thus, the budget current balance was in deficit of 67.7 bln.togrogs.
Compared with the same period of the previous year, the tax revenue increased by 49.4 bln.togrogs or 64.8 percent. This was mainly due to increases of 26.2 bln.togrogs or 339.2 times in windfall tax revenue, of 8.2 bln.togrogs or 66.7 percent in social security contributions, of 10.4 bln.togrogs or 6.1 times in royalty, of 2.4 bln.togrogs or 9.9 percent in value added tax.
Compared with the same period of the previous year, the non-tax revenue increased by 6.9 bln.togrogs or 92.4 percent. This was mainly due to increase of 2.5 bln.togrogs or 6.1 times in navigation revenue, of 3.2 bln.togrogs or 78.3 percent in revenues from budget entities.
Compared with the same period of the previous year, the total expenditure and the net lending of the General Government budget reached 220.1 bln.togrogs reflecting the increase of 107.6 bln.togrogs and 95.7 percent. This was mainly due to increase of 5.5 bln.togrogs or 14.2 percent in wages and salaries and 93.2 bln.togrogs or 3.0 times in subsidies and transfers, in January 2010. In January 2010, spending of 10.4 bln.togrogs on capital expenditure was higher by 0.9 bln.togrogs or 10.0 percent over the same period of the previous year. Increase in capital expenditure was due to the increase of 1.0 bln.togrogs or 10.4 percent in domestic sources of the capital expenditure.
For the first month of 2010, Mongolia traded with 70 countries from all over the world and total external trade turnover reached 295.5 mln.US dollars, of which exports made up 163.5 mln.US dollars and imports did 132.0 mln.US dollars.
The total external trade balance turned a surplus of 31.5 mln.US dollars. The surplus is decreased by 19.4 mln.US dollars, or 38.1 percent compared with the same period of the previous year.
Compared with the same period of the previous year, total external trade turnover increased by 5.6 mln.US dollars, or 1.9 percent, of which imports by 12.5 mln.US dollars, or 10.4 percent, but exports decreased by 6.9 mln.US dollars, or 4.0 percent respectively.
Compared with the same period of the previous year, the total export fell due to
declines of 90.5 percent in volume and 89.3 percent in value of gold, in unwrought or semimanufactured forms.
III.Economical sector indicators
In January 2010, 1860.5 thousand adult animals have been lost and it equals to 4.2 percent of the total livestock at the beginning of the year. The number of losses of adult animals exceeded yearly losses since the year of 2002. Out of losses of the adult animals, 57.1 percent were the goats. As of January 2010, the total industrial output reached 142.6 bln.togrogs demonstrating an increase of 15.4 percent or by 19.0 bln.togrogs (at 2005 constant prices), compared with the same period of the previous year. Compared with the same period of the previous year, 15.4 percent increase in output of the industrial sector reflected increases of products such as copper concentrate with 35%, molybdenum concentrate with 47%, zincum concentrate, flour spar concentrate, coal, crude oil, meat, fluor, alcoholic beverage, wine, beer, copper 99%, metal foundries and steel casting. As of January 2010, products manufactured in industrial sector amounting 281.9 mln.togrogs (at current prices) sold to the domestic and foreign markets.
As of the first month of 2010, total of 2.0 bln.togrogs worth of construction and installation work were carried out. Of which, 86.8 percent or 1.8 bln.togrogs were executed by domestic entities, and 13.2 percent or 0.2 bln.togrogs by foreign entities. In January 2010, 251.3 thous.passenger (duplicated) and 1260.7 thous.ton freight were carried by railway transport. Compared with the same period of the previous year, the carried freight inscreased by 226.0 thous.ton or 21.8 percent, and carried passengers by 0.4 thous.persons or 0.2 percent.
In January 2010, 130.7 ton freight and 24.1 thous.passenger (duplicated) were
carried by air transport. Compared with the same period of the previous year, carried freight increased by 21.0 ton or 19.1 percent, and carried passengers by 5.6 thous.persons or 30.3 percent. In January 2010, the total revenue of railway and air transportation reached 23.9 bln.togrogs which increased by 4.8 ln.togrogs or 25.2 percent compared with the same period of the previous year.
At the end of 2009, the total revenue of the hotels and restaurants sector reached 50.6 bln.togrogs and decreased by 3.6 bln.togrogs or 6.6 percent compared with the year of 2008. The Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology reveals that maximum precipitation was (26.9 mm) in Bulgan soum of Khovd aimag. The absolute high air temperature reached 9.4°C in Dalanzadgad soum of Umnugovi aimag, whereas absolute low air temperature was -47.0°C in Eroo soum of Selenge aimag and Tes soum of Zavkhan aimag. The highest cover of snow was 77 cm in Bayankhairkhan soum of Zavkhan aimag. The maximum wind speed reached 40 m/sec in Bugat soum of Gobi-Altai aimag in January 2010.
The air temperature of cities and the capital have lowered from 0.1oC to 4.7oC except Ulgii and Khovd cities compared with multiyear mean air temperature, in January 2010.
The concentration of sulphur dioxide exceeded from the maximum allowable concentration of air quality standard by 27 times around the Khan-Uul district, 22 times around the 1st micro district, 30 times around the 13th micro district, 21 times around the 32nd Toirog and 28 times around the Offitseruudiin ordon; the nitrogen dioxide exceeded by twice around the Khan-Uul district, 6 times around the west crossroad, 18 times around the 1st micro district, 22 times around the 13th micro district, 16 times around the 32nd Toirog and 11 times around the Offitseruudiin ordon; the particulate matter less than ten micrograms exceeded by 4 times around the Khan-uul district, 29 times around the 1st micro district, 30 times around the 13th micro district in the Ulaanbaatar city in January 2010. Also, particulate matter less than ten micrograms exceeded by 19 times in Darkhan soum of Darkhan-Uul aimag.
The National emergency and management agency reveals that there were 274 disasters in January, 2010. Damage of the disaster amount was 476.2 mln.togrogs, 33 people died, 154 dwellings have burnt fire and 1.8 million livestock had lost. By the types of disasters, there were 260 times object fires, 4 times strong snow storm and dust storm, twice earthquakes have registered.