Bulgarians in Kazakhstan

Bulgarians in Kazakhstan
Българи в Казахстан
Total population
4,523[1] (2009 census)

Bulgarians in Kazakhstan (Bulgarian: Българи в Казахстан; Kazakh: Қазақстандағы болгарлар; Russian: Болгары в Казахстане) are an ethnic minority in Kazakhstan, and make up a small percentage of the population.

Number and share[edit]

Censuses[edit]

Number and share of Bulgarians according to the census over the years by regions:[2][3][4][5][1]

Number Share (in %)
1970 1979 1989 1999 2009 1970 1979 1989 1999 2009
Kazakhstan 10,420 10,064 10,228 6,915 4,523 0,080 0,068 0,063 0,046 0,028
Akmola Region 372 279 286 208 168 0,038 0,028 0,026 0,024 0,022
Aktobe Region 1,241 1,267 1,457 1,045 689 0,225 0,200 0,198 0,153 0,090
Almaty 297 394 402 273 219 0,038 0,041 0,037 0,024 0,016
Almaty Region 690 621 600 405 239 0,054 0,042 0,036 0,025 0,013
Astana 120 138 147 129 116 0,066 0,059 0,052 0,040 0,018
Atyrau Region 1,264 973 864 436 257 0,371 0,260 0,203 0,099 0,050
East Kazakhstan Region 988 941 841 524 284 0,063 0,056 0,047 0,034 0,020
Jambyl Region 305 385 325 114 99 0,038 0,041 0,031 0,011 0,009
Karaganda Region 2,289 2,260 2,313 1,664 1,116 0,146 0,131 0,132 0,117 0,083
Kostanay Region 395 360 459 301 159 0,040 0,033 0,037 0,029 0,017
Kyzylorda Region 50 50 36 16 11 0,010 0,008 0,006 0,002 0,001
Mangystau Region 88 160 118 79 34 0,055 0,064 0,036 0,025 0,007
North Kazakhstan Region 123 122 150 101 64 0,014 0,013 0,016 0,013 0,010
Pavlodar Region 1,510 1,419 1,544 1,300 907 0,216 0,175 0,163 0,161 0,122
South Kazakhstan Region 498 521 397 183 77 0,038 0,033 0,021 0,009 0,003
West Kazakhstan Region 190 174 289 137 84 0,037 0,029 0,045 0,022 0,014

Prominent ethnic Bulgarians from Kazakhstan[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ethnic composition: 2009 census (data for regions)". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Ethnic composition: 1970 census (data for regions)". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Ethnic composition: 1979 census (data for regions)". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Ethnic composition: 1989 census (data for regions)". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Ethnic composition: 1999 census (data for regions)". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Олег Димов: Ние сме последните българи на изток" (in Bulgarian). duma.bg. Retrieved 7 December 2016.