Irreligion in Kazakhstan

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Share of nonbelievers by rayons and cities 2009Irreligion in the Kazakhstan notes that over 3% of Kazakhstan citizens can identified as irreligious.

Religious affiliation of the population of Kazakhstan
(preliminary results of the censusи 2009 г.[1])
The respondents' answers about the attitude to religion Absolute numbers
thousand man
Доля
of population
%
Islam 11 237,9 70,19
Christianity 4 190,1 26,17
Judaism 5,3 0,03
Buddhism 14,6 0,09
other religions 30,1 0,19
unbelievers 450,5 2,81
did not answer 81,0 0,51
all in all 16 009,6 100,00
Religious affiliation of ethnic groups in Kazakhstan
(preliminary results of the census 2009 г.[2])
Ethnic group Islam Christianity Judaism Buddhism other religions unbelievers did not answer total
Kazakhs 9928705 39172 1929 749 1612 98511 26085 10096763
Russians 54277 3476748 1452 730 1011 230935 28611 3793764
Uzbeks 452668 1794 34 28 78 1673 722 456997
Ukrainians 3134 302199 108 49 74 24329 3138 333031
Uighurs 221007 1142 34 33 63 1377 1057 224713
Tatars 162496 20913 47 58 123 16569 4023 204229
Germans 2827 145556 89 66 192 24905 4774 178409
Koreans 5256 49543 211 11446 138 28615 5176 100385
Turks 96172 290 7 6 20 321 199 97015
Azerbaijanis 80864 2139 16 16 24 1586 647 85292
Belarusians 526 59936 25 9 20 5198 762 66476
Dungan 51388 191 4 15 19 179 148 51944
Kurds 37667 203 11 6 9 285 144 38325
Tajiks 35473 331 2 6 30 307 128 36277
Poles 235 30675 14 4 45 2486 598 34057
Chechens 29448 940 6 3 16 653 365 31431
Kirghiz 22500 206 6 6 4 352 200 23274
Other nationalities 54533 82254 1286 1433 210 13266 4233 157215
All: 11239176 4214232 5281 14663 3688 451547 81010 16009597

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