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Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable
NUR-SULTAN CITY
17 | 05 | 2019
Key Investment Event
By invitation only

Human Resources

Human Resources
Human Resources
Kazakhstan - a country with a young, educated and highly skilled population
Kazakhstan is included in the category of countries with a very high level of human development. Very High Human Development, UN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2018
99,8%
Adult Literacy Rate (at the age of 15+)
99,9%
Literacy Rate young population (between the ages of 15 and 24)
Source: UN Human Development Index 2018
Thousands of specialists in various industries are graduated annually.
Graduates of universities of Kazakhstan in 2018 in the following specialties:
  • Service, economics and management
    14,9%
  • Medicine and pharmaceuticals
    14,4%
  • Education
    14,2%
  • Production
    11,6%
  • Communications, telecommunications and information technology
    9,3%
  • Agriculture, veterinary and ecology
    6,8%
  • Building
    6,1%
  • Transport
    6%
  • Jurisprudence
    5,2%
  • Power industry
    3,8%
  • Oil and gas and chemical production
    2,4%
  • Metallurgy and mechanical engineering
    1%
  • Other
    4,3%
Average monthly salary by type of economic activity for 2018
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
$290
Financial and insurance activities
$960
Information and communication
$688
Health and social services
$320
Building
$599
Industry
$672
Education
$284
Transport
$588
Source: stat.gov.kz
Employed population by main types of economic
activities for 2018 *
  • Agriculture
    14%
  • Industry
    12.7%
  • Building
    7.3%
  • Trading
    15.8%
  • Transport
    7.3%
  • Information and communication
    1.9%
  • Financial and insurance activities
    2.1%
  • Professional, scientific and technical activities
    2.8%
  • Education
    12.5%
  • Health care social services
    5.7%
  • Other
    17.9%
Source: stat.gov.kz
International scholarship "Bolashak" was established in 1993
The purpose of the program - training of personnel and specialists to the priority sectors of the economy. The program includes the passage of academic studies (master's and doctoral studies), as well as scientific and industrial internships at leading companies and universities in the world
10 096
To date, trained professionals
  • 2 858 Undergraduate
  • 5 098 Magistracy
  • 136 Graduate School
  • 129 Doctorate
  • 1 875 Internship
Fellow students were trained in the following countries:
48,8%37,1%4,7%4,8%4,6%
  • UK and Ireland – 48,8%
  • USA and Canada – 37,1%
  • Countries of Europe – 4,7%
  • Asia and Oceania – 4,8%
  • Russian Federation – 4,6%.
Nazarbayev University
In June 2010, a unique international-level educational project “Nazarbayev University” was launched in Astana. The university is intended to become a national brand of Kazakhstan. The strategic development model of Nazarbayev University is based on partnership with leading universities that are in the ranking of the best universities in the world.
Each school and university center is created in collaboration with leading universities and research centers in the world, such as: University College London, iCarnegie, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Pittsburg, Duke University, National University of Singapore, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cambridge and etc.
State Standard for Technical and Vocational Education (TaVE)
Kazakhstan has approved a state standard for technical and vocational education. The main approach to the preparation of competent and qualified professionals - the introduction of dual education, ie the production of both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the workplace.
This approach is used primarily in the training of specialists in technical and agricultural educational institutions with the active support of enterprises.
Dual training is being introduced in more than 300 colleges in Kazakhstan and covers 22,000 students, including in priority sectors and specialties.
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