skip to Main Content
43 – Kazakhstan


Region Central Asia
Leader President Nursultan Nazarbayev
Population 18 064 000
Christian 26%
Main Religion Islam
Government Republic
Rank 43
Score 56
Previous Rank 42
Previous Score 55

Three issues dominate Kazakhstan at the moment: the succession of President Nazarbayev, its sizeable Russian minority, and the hundreds of Kazakh citizens who have joined radical Muslims in the Middle East. Persecution is strongest in the private, national and church spheres. This is typical for a situation in which Dictatorial Paranoia is the leading persecution engine. Pressure from Islamic Oppression is present mostly in the private, family and community spheres and is exerted by the social environment. The overall pressure in Kazakhstan is fired by a regime that seeks to increase its control more and more.

View full overview Donate now Download Prayer Slides

You can pray 1 Corinthians 15:58:

“Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labour in the Lord is not in vain.”


Back To Top