KAZAKHSTAN

Capital Astana
Area (km2) 2 724 900
Total population (thousands, 2021) 19 001
Population density (per km2) 7
National currency Kazakh tenge (KZT)
National statistical office www.stat.gov.kz
Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 49%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 32%
   hourly wage ..
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 9%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 23%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 52%
Life expectancy at birth, 2021
   females, years 74.0
   males, years 66.3
Life expectancy at 65, 2021
   females, years 14.7
   males, years 10.9
Total fertility rate, 2022
   average number of children per woman 2.2
Adolescent fertility rate, 2021
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 23.7
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2021
   age in years 29.5
 
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.3
1.0
-0.6
0.9
1.9
1.2
Unemployment rate
 (%)
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Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
3.7
3.6
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GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2022 604 751
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 30 562
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 34.2
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 27.2
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 18 318
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   KZT per USD, US=1, 2022 171.584
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
1
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
21

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2019 16 061
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2019 95 629
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2022 967
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2022 123
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 17 721
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 286 652
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 247 931
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 185 197