Population of Afghanistan (2017)

Afghanistan population

34,211,950

Births this year: 1,369,965 Births today 2,411
Deaths this year 490,040 Deaths today 863

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 32,526,562 16,773,704 15,752,858 100 100 100 106.5
00-04 4,950,250 2,538,496 2,411,754 15.2 15.1 15.3 105.3
05-09 4,903,273 2,510,080 2,393,193 15.1 15 15.2 104.9
10-14 4,471,809 2,298,216 2,173,593 13.7 13.7 13.8 105.7
15-19 3,833,084 1,972,036 1,861,048 11.8 11.8 11.8 106
20-24 3,051,662 1,585,990 1,465,672 9.4 9.5 9.3 108.2
25-29 2,460,206 1,292,203 1,168,003 7.6 7.7 7.4 110.6
30-34 2,061,977 1,077,744 984,233 6.3 6.4 6.2 109.5
35-39 1,672,963 884,475 788,488 5.1 5.3 5 112.2
40-44 1,312,233 692,656 619,577 4 4.1 3.9 111.8
45-49 1,040,130 544,017 496,113 3.2 3.2 3.1 109.7
50-54 823,146 427,606 395,540 2.5 2.5 2.5 108.1
55-59 646,172 329,412 316,760 2 2 2 104
60-64 496,547 248,096 248,451 1.5 1.5 1.6 99.9
65-69 376,381 174,910 201,471 1.2 1 1.3 86.8
70-74 225,865 107,690 118,175 0.7 0.6 0.8 91.1
75-79 124,117 56,811 67,306 0.4 0.3 0.4 84.4
80-84 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
85-89 54,512 23,933 30,579 0.2 0.1 0.2 78.3
90-94 17,989 7,706 10,283 0.1 0 0.1 74.9
95-99 3,793 1,475 2,318 0 0 0 63.6
100+ 425 143 282 0 0 0 50.7

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 - 2017)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
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 - 2017)