Like most of the former Soviet republics, Kyrgyzstan has
long been seen as relatively far ahead in the social field,
with a well-developed health and social care system.
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be evidenced by medical indicators, which in many cases give
the impression of foreign conditions. There were 20 doctors
per 10,000 residents in 2012. Unemployment and
underemployment have long been hidden in the agricultural
industries, which functioned as an employment buffer.
Old-age pensions are paid at the age of 60 for men and at
55 for women, and the sickness benefit has so far fully
covered the loss of income. The necessity of economic reform
means that many subsidies on goods and services are now
disappearing. In 1994, state price controls were removed.
The image of a well-developed affinity across ethnic borders
has proved to be poorly matched with reality. In connection
with the political liberation, for example, ethnic conflicts
between Kyrgyz and the Uzbek flare up in the city of Osh.
The emigration of non-Kyrgyz has been significant.
Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek
Bishkek, 1926–90 Frunze, capital of Kyrgyzstan; 1 million residents
(2019). Bishkek is located in Tjudalen near the border with Kazakhstan.
Business includes manufacturing of agricultural machinery, textiles and
shoes, and food. The city has universities (founded in 1951) and several
Bishkek was founded in 1825 as the Pishpek fortress (a name the city
came to retain until 1926) in connection with the Khanate of Kokand's conquest
of the area. Russian troops occupied the site in 1862, which has since been a
major military fortification.