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Religion in Kazakhstan, Religious demographics of Kazakhstan

yerbolatovyerbolatov 1 week - Alien
edited October 2015 in General
The Demographics of Kazakhstan enumerate the demographic features of the population of Kazakhstan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status, religious affiliations, and other aspects of the population.

The proportion of men makes up 48.3%, the proportion of women 51.7%.
The population of Kazakhstan is various by its ethnical compound.
Representatives of 130 nationalities live here.
The local ethnos – Kazakhs make the largest part of the population – 58.9%, while Russian – 25.9%, Ukrainians – 2.9%, Uzbeks – 2,8%, Uighur, Tatar and German - 1.5% each, and other groups 4,3%.

There are more than 100 ethnic groups living in peace in Kazakhstan.
The majority of Kazakhstan's citizens are Sunni of the Hanafi school, traditionally including ethnic Kazakhs, who constitute about 63.6% of the population, as well as ethnic Uzbeks, Uighurs, and Tatars.

Less than 1% are part of the Shafi`i (primarily Chechens) and Shi'a. There are a total of 2,300 mosques, all of them affiliated with the "Spiritual Association of Muslims of Kazakhstan", headed by a supreme mufti.

The Eid al-Adha is recognized as a national holiday. :)


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