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Location:
- Central Asia, a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe.
- Neighbours: Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China.

Climate:
- continental, cold winters and hot summers, arid and semiarid.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes in the south;
- mudslides around Almaty.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:2,724,900km2
Population*:18.5million
Pop. density*:6.8people/km2
GDP*:133.8EUR billion
GDP/capita*:7,246.8EUR

Currency: Tenge
Code: KZT
Since: 1993


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:23%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:77%
Overall Property*:20%
Overall Motor*:21%

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Statistics

Kazakhstan 3Q2019 Ranking

Kazakhstan 3Q2019 Market Portfolio


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Latest news

KAZAKHSTAN: growth of Motor Hull GWP for 10 months exceeded 31% y-o-y

According to the National Bank of Kazakhstan, from January to October, Motor Hull increased by 31.4% y-o-y, to KZT 21.8 billion (~EUR 50.25 million), and its share in the portfolios of local insurers, as of November 1, 2019, amounted to roughly 8.3%, writes Allinsurance.kz.



















KAZAKHSTAN: the life sector grew by more than 74% y-o-y

The National Bank of Kazakhstan reports that as of May 1, 2019, market GWP increased by 19.9% y-o-y amounting to KZT 166.8 billion. Paid claims grew by 51.5% y-o-y, to KZT 37.9 billion, Allinsurance.kz reports.