Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 75.28 75.45 75.75 76.05 76.36 76.97
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.20 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 3.2
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.80 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 9
Inflation Rate (%) 1.10 5.2 4.7 4.9 5 5.3
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -6960.70 -6047 -6047 -6047 -6047 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -595.20 -558 -541 -524 -518 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -20.00 -12 -12 -12 -12 -9
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.60 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.70 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 -0.7
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.20 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 3.2
GDP (USD Billion) 20.82 22 22 22 22 23
GDP per capita (USD) 618.30 634 634 634 634 642
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1804.00 1817 1817 1817 1817 1841
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (AFN Million) 265637.00 257000 257000 257000 257000 261500
GDP From Agriculture (AFN Million) 139181.00 135000 135000 135000 135000 141000
GDP From Construction (AFN Million) 65138.00 69900 69900 69900 69900 70000
GDP From Manufacturing (AFN Million) 51872.00 52400 52400 52400 52400 52770
GDP From Mining (AFN Million) 4206.00 3720 3720 3720 3720 3960
GDP From Services (AFN Million) 274350.00 271500 271500 271500 271500 276000
GDP From Transport (AFN Million) 140570.00 143000 143000 143000 143000 148500
GDP From Utilities (AFN Million) 235.00 247 247 247 247 254
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.80 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 9
Population (Million) 29.70 32.5 32.5 32.5 32.5 33.1
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 1.10 5.2 4.7 4.9 5 5.3
Core Inflation Rate (%) 2.70 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.70 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
GDP Deflator (Index Points) 262.40 283 283 283 283 292
Food Inflation (%) -0.50 6 5 4 3.5 4
Cpi Housing Utilities (Index Points) 110.70 108 108 108 110 109
Cpi Transportation (Index Points) 119.80 107 107 107 113 107
Consumer Price Index Cpi (Index Points) 113.00 118 116 117 117 123
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -6960.70 -6047 -6047 -6047 -6047 -6368
Current Account (USD Million) -595.20 -558 -541 -524 -518 -516
Current Account to GDP (%) -20.00 -12 -12 -12 -12 -9
Imports (USD Million) 7792.60 6721 6721 6721 6721 7060
Exports (USD Million) 831.93 674 674 674 674 692
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 7.60 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.70 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 -0.7
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 180.85 178 178 178 178 175
Government Spending (AFN Million) 174187.00 186000 186000 186000 186000 191000
Government Spending To GDP (%) 11.90 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.2
Government Budget Value (AFN Million) -10433.20 -6750 -6750 -6750 -6750 -6190
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Business Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Mining Production (%) 3697.10 4060 4060 4060 4060 4700
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 1076.30 1147 1147 1147 1147 1178
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes) 186.30 210 210 210 210 224
Changes In Inventories (AFN Million) 544374.00 432100 432100 432100 432100 481000
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Spending (AFN Million) 1112235.00 1230000 1230000 1230000 1230000 1250000


This page has economic forecasts for Afghanistan including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Afghanistan economy.