Kazakhstan

Background Information

Region

Europe & Central Asia

World Bank income group

Upper middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

23% (UNFPA, 2023)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

1,544,668 (UIS, 2022)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

2,353,083 (UIS, 2022)

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18 (% of women aged 20-24)

7%

Source: UNSDG , 2015

Adolescent birth rate (per 1,000 women ages 15-19)

23

Source: UN Human Development Reports , 2021

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15

No data available

Percentage of married women employed in the last 12 months (% of married or in-union women 15-49)

49%

Source: DHS , 1999

Education Snapshot Back to Top

Number of years of free primary and secondary education guaranteed in legal frameworks (Years)

11

Source: UIS , 2022

Percentage of upper secondary schools providing life skills-based HIV and sexuality education within the formal curriculum or as part of extra-curricular activities

No data available

Proportion of schools with access to single-sex basic sanitation facilities

No data available

Source: UIS

Women as a percentage of teachers in tertiary education Women as a percentage

Source: UIS , 2020

Men as a percentage of teachers in pre-primary education Men as a percentage

Source: UIS , 2023

Expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure % GDP spent on education

Source: UIS , 2021

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in reading

  • Female 94%

  • Male 88%

Female: UIS, 2021

Male: UIS, 2021

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in mathematics

  • Female 71%

  • Male 71%

Female: UIS, 2019

Male: UIS, 2019


Experiencing bullying in the last 12 months in lower secondary education

  • Female 74%

  • Male 70%

Female: UNESCO, 2019

Male: UNESCO, 2019

Youth not in education, employment or training

  • Female 9%

  • Male 8%

Female: ILO, 2019

Male: ILO, 2019


Completion rate

Primary school age
  • Female 100%

  • Male 100%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Lower secondary school age
  • Female 100%

  • Male 100%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 96%

  • Male 95%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015


Out-of-school rate

Primary school
  • Female 0%

  • Male 0%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Lower secondary school
  • Female 0%

  • Male 1%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Upper secondary school
  • Female 2%

  • Male 3%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Legal Frameworks Back to Top

Presence of legislation on child protection, to prevent corporal punishment in schools

3

Limited protection from violence in educational institutions

Source: HerAtlas , 2019

Presence of legislation protecting the right to education without discrimination based on sex/gender

2

Only enshrines the right to education or provides for a limited protection of this right

Source: HerAtlas , 2019

Presence of legislation to protect and facilitate education of pregnant adolescent girls

2

No explicit protection of the right to education of pregnant and parenting girls

Source: HerAtlas , 2019

Existence of processes to support coordinated action on gender equality in and through education by ministries, civil society, youth organizations and other actors

Data coming soon!

Existence of systematic processes to review and update curricula and learning resources, with a view to eradicating gender stereotypes and promoting gender equality

Data coming soon!

Training on gender-responsive pedagogies is embedded in teacher training programmes

Data coming soon!


Programs Back to Top

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Transforming Education Summit National Statement of Commitment Back to Top