Kazakhstan KZ

2,941,452

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

110,880

Indicated decisions 2014

16.8 million

Population

1.9 million

Christians
105,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Kazakhstan
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Population- 17.54% (23rd); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 17.65% (25th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    70/187
  • Internet Access

    59.31% (51st)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Kazakh (56.2%); Russian (27.2%); Ukrainian (3.5%); German (2.4%); Uzbek (2.2%); Tatar (1.7%); Uyghur (1.4%).
  • Common Languages

    Kazakh
  • Economy

    Nation has large oil and mineral reserves; One of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
    A small minority profit from the natural resources, while the majority are in poverty.
    Toxic waste, radiation, pollution, and desert expansion are major issues.
  • History / Politics

    Gained independence in 1991 from the Soviet Union.
    Multiparty democracy supposedly, but only one president since 1991, and he is authoritarian.
    Corruption and material greed are major issues for the country.
  • Spirituality

    Most Kazakhs are Muslim; They practice Islam with shaman and indigenous practices.
    Islamic countries send a lot of Muslim missionaries to the nation.
    Evangelicals face discrimination by the government, strict Muslims, and the Orthodox church.
    This diverse population faces a lot of family brokenness, alcoholism, and drug addiction.
  • Prayers

    Pray for an openness in the nation to the Gospel of Christ.
    Pray that Christian ministers can work among the people to improve the family issues.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.