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Afghanistan Population



Highlights of Analysis:

  • Afghanistan Population is increasing
  • Afghanistan Population Density is increasing
  • Afghanistan Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Afghanistan Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Afghanistan population is expected to increase by 462294 people. Afghanistan contributes 0.58% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Afghanistan is 65.078 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Afghanistan owns 0.00438% of land i.e. 652860 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 40 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Afghanistan Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Afghanistan Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Afghanistan Population (in million) 28.8 38.05 46.69
Afghanistan Global Rank 42nd 37th 35th
Afghanistan Global Population Share 0.41% 0.48% 0.54%
Afghanistan Global Population Density 45.65 62.06 79.41
Afghanistan Global Population Density Rank 16th 18th 20th
Afghanistan Average Life Expectancy 61.22 65.07 67.76
Afghanistan Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 166th 167th 166th
Afghanistan Fertility Rate 5.81 4.03 2.98
Afghanistan Fertility Rate Global Rank 12th 35th 49th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Afghanistan population is expected to increase by 462294 people. 
  • Afghanistan population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Afghanistan will have more death than births from 2086 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Afghanistan Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 37th-33rd. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Afghanistan population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.26%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Afghanistan is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2082. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Afghanistan contributes 0.58% of world's total population. 

Afghanistan
 Population Fact

Afghanistan
 Total Population Trend

Afghanistan
 Population Growth Rate

Afghanistan
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 28.8 Million 42nd
2020 38.05 Million 37th
2030 46.69 Million 35th
2040 54.91 Million 32nd
2050 61.92 Million 33rd
2060 67.3 Million 31st
2070 70.82 Million 33rd
2080 72.32 Million 35th
2090 71.99 Million 38th
2100 70.4 Million 40th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 28.8 Million 2.85%
2020 38.05 Million 2.11%
2030 46.69 Million 1.67%
2040 54.91 Million 1.24%
2050 61.92 Million 0.82%
2060 67.3 Million 0.48%
2070 70.82 Million 0.16%
2080 72.32 Million -0.12%
2090 71.99 Million -0.33%
2100 70.4 Million -0.44%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 28.8 Million 0.41%
2020 38.05 Million 0.48%
2030 46.69 Million 0.54%
2040 54.91 Million 0.59%
2050 61.92 Million 0.63%
2060 67.3 Million 0.65%
2070 70.82 Million 0.66%
2080 72.32 Million 0.66%
2090 71.99 Million 0.65%
2100 70.4 Million 0.62%

Afghanistan Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Afghanistan population density is 97.69 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Afghanistan Ranks in range of 18th-26th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Afghanistan. 

Afghanistan
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 45.65 16th
2020 62.06 18th
2030 79.41 20th
2040 97.67 22nd
2050 115.92 24th
2060 133.4 26th
2070 147.83 28th
2080 157.75 30th
2090 162.08 32nd
2100 160.3 34th

Afghanistan Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Afghanistan is 65.078 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Afghanistan ranks 167th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Afghanistan
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 61.22 166th
2020 65.07 167th
2030 67.76 166th
2040 69.71 164th
2050 71.28 165th
2060 72.69 167th
2070 74.01 170th
2080 75.3 171st
2090 76.62 172nd
2100 0

Afghanistan Average Fertility Rate

  • In Afghanistan, Women gives birth to 4.036 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Afghanistan rank is in range of 35th-72nd in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Afghanistan
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 5.81 12th
2020 4.03 35th
2030 2.98 49th
2040 2.45 59th
2050 2.12 64th
2060 1.92 72nd
2070 1.8 115th
2080 1.75 163rd
2090 1.74 194th
2100 1.74 193rd

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Afghanistan population was 7752118 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.01%.Currently Afghanistan population is around 28803167 and by year 2030 its expected to be 46699545 .Afghanistan ranks 42nd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Afghanistan in 2010 was 61.226, in 2020 its 65.078 and by 2050 it will be 71.285.As mentioned in Highlight's Afghanistan population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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