Afghanistan Population

Population now

37,129,051
Male:19,115,739(51.48 %)
Female:18,013,312(48.52 %)
Births in 2019:464,966
Deaths in 2019:94,423

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:63.39 years
Female:66.15 years
Total:64.72 years
Median Age:17.35 years
Birth Rate:31.22
Death Rate:6.34
Growth Rate:3.92 %
Fertility Rate:4.19

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
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Afghanistan Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19609M5M4M1.070.58%51.2932.407.4532.2931.5833.1317.828.40%13.89
19619M5M4M1.070.61%51.4031.907.4532.7432.0333.5917.688.68%14.16
19629M5M5M1.060.64%51.4931.417.4533.1932.4734.0317.588.98%14.43
196310M5M5M1.060.67%51.5730.947.4533.6232.9034.4717.529.28%14.72
196410M5M5M1.060.69%51.6430.477.4534.0633.3434.9017.479.59%15.03
196510M5M5M1.050.72%51.7030.007.4534.5033.7735.3417.429.90%15.35
196610M5M5M1.050.75%51.7429.537.4534.9334.2035.7717.2910.23%15.68
196710M5M5M1.050.78%51.7529.067.4535.3634.6436.2017.1810.57%16.02
196811M5M5M1.050.81%51.7428.587.4535.8035.0736.6317.0810.92%16.38
196911M6M5M1.040.84%51.7028.117.4536.2335.5137.0717.0011.28%16.76
197011M6M5M1.040.87%51.6527.627.4536.6835.9537.5216.9111.64%17.18
197111M6M6M1.040.90%51.5727.147.4537.1336.3937.9716.7512.02%17.63
197212M6M6M1.040.93%51.4826.647.4537.5936.8538.4316.6112.41%18.10
197312M6M6M1.040.97%51.3726.147.4538.0637.3138.9016.5012.81%18.58
197412M6M6M1.031.00%51.2625.637.4538.5437.7939.3916.4213.22%19.03
197513M6M6M1.031.04%51.1425.117.4539.0438.2939.8916.3713.64%19.44
197613M7M6M1.031.08%51.0324.587.4539.5638.8040.4116.2414.07%19.83
197713M7M6M1.031.12%50.9224.037.4540.0939.3340.9516.1214.52%20.18
197813M7M7M1.031.16%50.8123.477.4540.6539.8941.5016.0214.97%20.44
197913M7M7M1.031.21%50.7022.907.4541.2340.4742.0915.9615.44%20.55
198013M7M7M1.031.27%50.6022.307.4541.8541.0942.7115.9616.00%20.46
198113M7M6M1.041.33%50.4921.677.4542.5141.7443.3715.8316.56%20.16
198213M6M6M1.041.40%50.3921.027.4543.2242.4344.0815.7217.15%19.69
198312M6M6M1.041.47%50.2820.347.4543.9643.1644.8415.6117.75%19.13
198412M6M6M1.041.55%50.1619.657.4644.7543.9345.6415.4918.37%18.61
198512M6M6M1.041.64%50.0218.947.4645.5744.7346.4715.3219.00%18.20
198612M6M6M1.041.74%49.8618.237.4646.4245.5547.3515.2419.65%17.92
198712M6M6M1.041.83%49.6817.537.4647.2946.4048.2415.2020.31%17.76
198812M6M6M1.041.94%49.4816.847.4648.1647.2549.1415.1821.00%17.82
198912M6M6M1.042.05%49.2716.187.4649.0348.0950.0215.1021.09%18.19
199012M6M6M1.052.15%49.0815.587.4749.8648.8950.8714.9321.18%18.92
199113M7M6M1.052.25%48.9515.047.4850.6349.6451.6714.9421.27%20.07
199214M7M7M1.062.36%48.8814.567.5051.3350.3252.3914.9621.36%21.59
199315M8M7M1.072.45%48.8814.157.5451.9750.9453.0514.9621.44%23.31
199416M8M8M1.072.55%48.9413.807.5752.5451.5053.6414.9821.53%24.98
199517M9M8M1.072.63%49.0113.497.6153.0652.0054.1815.0421.62%26.41
199618M9M9M1.072.72%49.0713.207.6353.5352.4754.6814.9521.71%27.53
199718M9M9M1.072.80%49.0712.927.6454.0052.9255.1614.8621.81%28.39
199819M10M9M1.072.88%48.9612.637.6254.4753.3855.6414.7821.90%29.13
199919M10M9M1.062.96%48.7312.317.5754.9653.8656.1514.7321.99%29.97
200020M10M10M1.063.04%48.3611.967.4955.4854.3856.6814.6822.08%31.03
200121M11M10M1.063.14%47.8611.577.3956.0454.9357.2514.7122.17%32.38
200222M11M11M1.073.23%47.2511.177.2756.6455.5257.8514.7822.26%33.95
200323M12M11M1.073.33%46.5610.757.1457.2556.1258.4714.8822.35%35.62
200424M12M12M1.073.43%45.7810.336.9957.8856.7459.1015.0022.50%37.25
200525M13M12M1.073.53%44.919.916.8358.5057.3659.7315.1422.70%38.72
200626M13M13M1.073.63%43.949.506.6559.1157.9660.3515.0922.91%39.99
200727M14M13M1.073.70%42.869.116.4659.6958.5460.9315.0423.11%41.11
200827M14M13M1.063.77%41.708.746.2560.2459.0961.4915.0123.32%42.15
200928M14M14M1.063.82%40.478.406.0460.7559.5962.0015.0123.53%43.25
201029M15M14M1.063.84%39.238.105.8261.2360.0562.4815.0523.74%44.48
201130M15M14M1.063.86%38.027.825.6061.6760.4862.9215.2423.95%45.88
201231M16M15M1.063.88%36.867.565.3862.0960.8963.3515.4824.16%47.41
201332M16M15M1.063.88%35.807.335.1762.4961.2963.7815.7624.37%49.01
201433M17M16M1.063.89%34.847.124.9862.9061.6764.2016.0524.59%50.59
201534M17M16M1.063.91%33.986.924.8063.2962.0564.6116.3424.80%52.10
201635M18M17M1.063.92%33.216.754.6463.6762.4165.0216.6025.02%53.52
201736M18M17M1.063.92%32.606.634.5064.0162.7265.3816.8525.25%54.87
201836M19M18M1.063.92%31.916.494.3464.3663.0665.7717.0925.50%56.17
201937M19M18M1.063.92%31.226.344.1964.7263.3966.1517.3525.75%57.47

Afghanistan Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202038M20M18M1.063.92%30.536.204.0465.0863.7366.5417.6326.03%58.77
202139M20M19M1.063.90%29.946.113.9265.3764.0066.8617.9026.31%60.10
202240M20M19M1.063.87%29.366.033.8065.6764.2767.1818.1926.62%61.43
202341M21M20M1.063.84%28.775.943.6765.9664.5567.4918.5026.93%62.78
202442M21M20M1.063.81%28.195.863.5566.2664.8267.8118.8127.27%64.12
202542M22M21M1.063.78%27.605.773.4366.5565.0968.1319.1327.61%65.46
202643M22M21M1.063.74%27.105.723.3466.7965.3168.4019.5027.98%66.80
202744M23M21M1.063.68%26.615.683.2567.0365.5368.6719.8628.36%68.14
202845M23M22M1.053.64%26.115.633.1667.2865.7668.9320.2128.75%69.47
202946M24M22M1.053.58%25.625.593.0767.5265.9869.2020.5629.16%70.80
203047M24M23M1.053.53%25.125.542.9867.7666.2069.4720.8929.59%72.12
203148M24M23M1.053.47%24.665.522.9267.9766.3969.7021.2230.03%73.44
203248M25M24M1.053.39%24.215.512.8668.1866.5769.9321.5630.49%74.75
203349M25M24M1.053.33%23.755.492.8068.3866.7670.1621.9030.97%76.05
203450M26M24M1.053.25%23.305.482.7468.5966.9470.3922.2431.47%77.34
203551M26M25M1.053.18%22.845.462.6868.8067.1370.6222.5831.98%78.62
203652M26M25M1.053.10%22.415.472.6368.9867.2970.8322.9232.51%79.89
203753M27M26M1.053.01%21.995.492.5969.1767.4571.0423.2533.05%81.14
203853M27M26M1.052.92%21.565.502.5469.3567.6271.2523.5833.62%82.38
203954M28M26M1.052.83%21.145.522.5069.5467.7871.4623.9034.19%83.60
204055M28M27M1.052.75%20.715.532.4569.7267.9471.6724.2434.79%84.81
204156M28M27M1.042.65%20.325.572.4169.8868.0871.8624.6035.40%86.00
204256M29M28M1.042.55%19.935.612.3870.0568.2272.0524.9636.02%87.16
204357M29M28M1.042.46%19.545.652.3470.2168.3772.2325.3236.65%88.30
204458M30M28M1.042.37%19.155.692.3170.3868.5172.4225.6837.28%89.43
204559M30M29M1.042.27%18.765.732.2770.5468.6572.6126.0437.92%90.52
204659M30M29M1.042.18%18.425.802.2470.6968.7872.7826.4038.57%91.60
204760M31M29M1.042.08%18.095.872.2170.8468.9172.9526.7639.21%92.65
204861M31M30M1.041.99%17.755.942.1970.9969.0373.1327.1239.86%93.67
204961M31M30M1.041.90%17.426.012.1671.1469.1673.3027.4940.52%94.67
205062M32M30M1.041.81%17.086.082.1371.2969.2973.4727.8641.17%95.64

Highest City Populations in Afghanistan

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Kabul4,104,2453,043,532
2Herat573,227272,806
3Mazar-e Sharif499,035303,282
4Kandahar483,757391,190

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