Kazakhstan has a population of 16.7 million people, and a land mass of 2.6 millioner km2. Life expectancy is 69 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 7510, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 133.6 billion.
Kazakhstan is ranked at place 35 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Kazakhstan is ranked at place 123, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Kazakhstan in 2016 were NOK 509 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Kazakhstan at a value of 97 million.