Population of Afghanistan (2020)

Afghanistan population

36,427,544

Births this year: 4,819,447 Births today 3,280
Deaths this year 1,723,927 Deaths today 1,173

Afghanistan Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Sunni Muslim 80% 26,665,620 people
Shia Muslim 19% 6,333,085 people
other 1% 333,320 people

Afghanistan Population by Ethnic groups

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Pashtun 42% 13,999,451 people
Tajik 27% 8,999,647 people
Hazara 9% 2,999,882 people
Uzbek 9% 2,999,882 people
Aimak 4% 1,333,281 people
Turkmen 3% 999,961 people
Baloch 2% 666,641 people
other 4% 1,333,281 people

Afghanistan population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 36,442,719 18,761,706 17,681,013 100 100 100 106.1
00-04 5,036,926 2,582,803 2,454,123 13.8 13.8 13.9 105.2
05-09 4,847,180 2,485,803 2,361,377 13.3 13.2 13.4 105.3
10-14 4,863,329 2,489,557 2,373,772 13.3 13.3 13.4 104.9
15-19 4,400,042 2,265,409 2,134,633 12.1 12.1 12.1 106.1
20-24 3,724,486 1,919,423 1,805,063 10.2 10.2 10.2 106.3
25-29 2,962,983 1,537,323 1,425,660 8.1 8.2 8.1 107.8
30-34 2,398,903 1,256,636 1,142,267 6.6 6.7 6.5 110
35-39 2,010,529 1,048,352 962,177 5.5 5.6 5.4 109
40-44 1,625,216 857,013 768,203 4.5 4.6 4.3 111.6
45-49 1,265,054 665,245 599,809 3.5 3.5 3.4 110.9
50-54 988,269 513,491 474,778 2.7 2.7 2.7 108.2
55-59 766,221 393,978 372,243 2.1 2.1 2.1 105.8
60-64 582,985 292,857 290,128 1.6 1.6 1.6 100.9
65-69 424,695 207,813 216,882 1.2 1.1 1.2 95.8
70-74 296,309 133,852 162,457 0.8 0.7 0.9 82.4
75-79 154,730 71,322 83,408 0.4 0.4 0.5 85.5
80-84 68,220 29,926 38,294 0.2 0.2 0.2 78.1
85-89 21,524 8,927 12,597 0.1 0 0.1 70.9
90-94 4,532 1,780 2,752 0 0 0 64.7
95-99 550 186 364 0 0 0 51.1
100+ 36 10 26 0 0 0 38.5

Afghanistan Age structure and Population pyramid

Afghanistan Age structure and Population pyramid

Afghanistan Sex ratio

Afghanistan Sex ratio

Afghanistan Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Population (1950 - 2020)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2019 35,688,822 2.16 753,109 106.21 54.67
2018 34,935,713 2.24 766,544 106.33 53.51
2017 34,169,169 2.40 799,224 106.44 52.34
2016 33,369,945 2.59 843,383 106.50 51.11
2015 32,526,562 2.84 899,056 106.48 49.82
2014 31,627,506 3.08 945,006 106.36 48.44
2013 30,682,500 3.21 955,697 106.16 47.00
2012 29,726,803 3.19 917,636 105.91 45.53
2011 28,809,167 3.03 846,960 105.73 44.13
2010 27,962,207 2.77 754,916 105.69 42.83
2005 24,399,948 23.85 4,698,008 107.07 37.37
2000 19,701,940 17.47 2,929,418 106.19 30.18
1995 16,772,522 38.99 4,704,952 107.32 25.69
1990 12,067,570 3.76 437,072 104.96 18.48
1985 11,630,498 -11.97 -1,580,914 104.55 17.81
1980 13,211,412 4.99 628,458 103.56 20.24
1975 12,582,954 13.14 1,461,857 103.44 19.27
1970 11,121,097 11.93 1,185,739 104.17 17.03
1965 9,935,358 10.46 940,565 105.32 15.22
1960 8,994,793 8.76 724,769 107.01 13.78
1955 8,270,024 6.68 517,906 109.32 12.67
1950 7,752,118 112.22 11.87
Chart population Afghanistan Population (1950 - 2020)