The total population in Afghanistan was estimated at 32.2 million people in 2019, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics.

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Afghanistan had a population of 8.8 million people. This page provides - Afghanistan Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Afghanistan Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2020.

Population in Afghanistan is expected to reach 35.40 Million by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Population is projected to trend around 37.30 Million in 2021 and 39.20 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32.20 31.60 32.20 8.77 1960 - 2019 Million Yearly

Afghanistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.10 11.10 12.40 6.70 percent [+]
Population 32.20 31.60 32.20 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.