The total population in Afghanistan was estimated at 28.6 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Afghanistan had a population of 8.8 million people.

Population in Afghanistan is expected to be 31.20 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Population is projected to trend around 33.10 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.80 8.80 12.40 6.70 percent [+]
Population 29.70 28.60 29.70 8.77 Million [+]


Afghanistan Population

The population of Afghanistan represents 0.51 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 197 people on the planet is a resident of Afghanistan. This page provides - Afghanistan Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Afghanistan Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
29.70 28.60 29.70 8.77 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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