Kazakhstan regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Kazakhstan's hate crime laws consist of general and specific penalty-enhancement provisions. Hate crimes statistics include cases of hate speech. Hate crime data are collected by the Interior Ministry, the Prosecutor's Office and the National Security Committee.


Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 14 - 64
2017 Not available Not available Not available
2016 150 Not available 17
2015 Not available Not available Not available
2014 44 44 Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

A "Victim Compensation Fund" has been established by law, in order to compensate specifically defined categories of victims of certain crimes, including violent crimes, and the relatives of deceased victims.

Key observation

ODIHR observes that the law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan have not recorded the bias motivations of hate crimes.