Population: Afghanistan

Yearly Population of Afghanistan

Afghanistan Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 7,752,117 3,652,874 4,099,243 None 7.5 19.4 11.9
1951 7,840,151 3,705,395 4,134,756 1.14 88,034 7.5 19.4 12.0
1952 7,935,996 3,761,546 4,174,450 1.22 95,845 7.5 19.4 12.2
1953 8,039,684 3,821,348 4,218,336 1.31 103,688 7.5 19.4 12.3
1954 8,151,316 3,884,832 4,266,484 1.39 111,632 7.5 19.4 12.5
1955 8,270,992 3,952,047 4,318,945 1.47 119,676 7.5 19.2 12.7
1956 8,398,873 4,023,073 4,375,800 1.55 127,881 7.5 19.2 12.9
1957 8,535,157 4,098,000 4,437,157 1.62 136,284 7.5 19.2 13.1
1958 8,680,097 4,176,941 4,503,156 1.70 144,940 7.5 19.2 13.3
1959 8,833,947 4,260,033 4,573,914 1.77 153,850 7.5 19.2 13.5
1960 8,996,967 4,347,394 4,649,573 1.85 163,020 7.5 18.8 13.8
1961 9,169,406 4,439,156 4,730,250 1.92 172,439 7.5 18.8 14.0
1962 9,351,442 4,535,392 4,816,050 1.99 182,036 7.5 18.8 14.3
1963 9,543,200 4,636,170 4,907,030 2.05 191,758 7.5 18.8 14.6
1964 9,744,772 4,741,527 5,003,245 2.11 201,572 7.5 18.8 14.9
1965 9,956,318 4,851,553 5,104,765 2.17 211,546 7.5 18.4 15.3
1966 10,174,840 4,964,718 5,210,122 2.19 218,522 7.5 18.4 15.6
1967 10,399,936 5,080,813 5,319,123 2.21 225,096 7.5 18.4 15.9
1968 10,637,064 5,202,606 5,434,458 2.28 237,128 7.5 18.4 16.3
1969 10,893,772 5,333,936 5,559,836 2.41 256,708 7.5 18.4 16.7
1970 11,173,654 5,476,630 5,697,024 2.57 279,882 7.5 17.9 17.1
1971 11,475,450 5,630,099 5,845,351 2.70 301,796 7.5 17.9 17.6
1972 11,791,222 5,790,327 6,000,895 2.75 315,772 7.5 17.9 18.1
1973 12,108,963 5,951,120 6,157,843 2.69 317,741 7.5 17.9 18.5
1974 12,412,960 6,104,377 6,308,583 2.51 303,997 7.5 17.9 19.0
1975 12,689,164 6,242,891 6,446,273 2.23 276,204 7.5 17.3 19.4
1976 12,943,093 6,369,361 6,573,732 2.00 253,929 7.5 17.3 19.8
1977 13,171,294 6,482,150 6,689,144 1.76 228,201 7.5 17.3 20.2
1978 13,341,199 6,565,176 6,776,023 1.29 169,905 7.5 17.3 20.4
1979 13,411,060 6,597,855 6,813,205 0.52 69,861 7.5 17.3 20.5
1980 13,356,500 6,568,227 6,788,273 -0.41 -54,560 7.5 16.9 20.5
1981 13,171,679 6,472,949 6,698,730 -1.38 -184,821 7.5 16.9 20.2
1982 12,882,518 6,324,845 6,557,673 -2.20 -289,161 7.5 16.9 19.7
1983 12,537,732 6,149,028 6,388,704 -2.68 -344,786 7.5 16.9 19.2
1984 12,204,306 5,980,043 6,224,263 -2.66 -333,426 7.5 16.9 18.7
1985 11,938,204 5,846,315 6,091,889 -2.18 -266,102 7.5 16.2 18.3
1986 11,736,177 5,747,657 5,988,520 -1.69 -202,027 7.5 16.2 18.0
1987 11,604,538 5,686,382 5,918,156 -1.12 -131,639 7.5 16.2 17.8
1988 11,618,008 5,695,339 5,922,669 0.12 13,470 7.5 16.2 17.8
1989 11,868,873 5,814,528 6,054,345 2.16 250,865 7.5 16.2 18.2
1990 12,412,311 6,067,694 6,344,617 4.58 543,438 7.5 15.8 19.0
1991 13,299,016 6,477,343 6,821,673 7.14 886,705 7.5 15.8 20.4
1992 14,485,543 7,024,451 7,461,092 8.92 1,186,527 7.5 15.8 22.2
1993 15,816,601 7,639,816 8,176,785 9.19 1,331,058 7.5 15.8 24.2
1994 17,075,728 8,227,017 8,848,711 7.96 1,259,127 7.5 15.8 26.2
1995 18,110,662 8,718,035 9,392,627 6.06 1,034,934 7.7 16.0 27.7
1996 18,853,444 9,082,951 9,770,493 4.10 742,782 7.7 16.0 28.9
1997 19,357,126 9,344,885 10,012,241 2.67 503,682 7.7 16.0 29.6
1998 19,737,770 9,553,498 10,184,272 1.97 380,644 7.7 16.0 30.2
1999 20,170,847 9,784,258 10,386,589 2.19 433,077 7.7 16.0 30.9
2000 20,779,957 10,090,449 10,689,508 3.02 609,110 7.2 15.5 31.8
2001 21,606,992 10,489,238 11,117,754 3.98 827,035 7.2 15.5 33.1
2002 22,600,774 10,958,668 11,642,106 4.60 993,782 7.2 15.5 34.6
2003 23,680,871 11,466,237 12,214,634 4.78 1,080,097 7.2 15.5 36.3
2004 24,726,689 11,962,963 12,763,726 4.42 1,045,818 7.2 15.5 37.9
2005 25,654,274 12,414,590 13,239,684 3.75 927,585 6.5 16.0 39.3
2006 26,433,058 12,809,162 13,623,896 3.04 778,784 6.5 16.0 40.5
2007 27,100,542 13,161,572 13,938,970 2.53 667,484 6.5 16.0 41.5
2008 27,722,281 13,496,556 14,225,725 2.29 621,739 6.5 16.0 42.5
2009 28,394,806 13,850,751 14,544,055 2.43 672,525 6.5 16.0 43.5
2010 29,185,511 14,249,755 14,935,756 2.78 790,705 5.5 15.9 44.7
2011 30,117,411 14,702,050 15,415,361 3.19 931,900 5.5 15.9 46.1
2012 31,161,378 15,196,504 15,964,874 3.47 1,043,967 5.5 15.9 47.7
2013 32,269,592 15,715,314 16,554,278 3.56 1,108,214 5.5 15.9 49.4
2014 33,370,804 16,232,001 17,138,803 3.41 1,101,212 5.5 15.9 51.1
2015 34,413,603 16,727,437 17,686,166 3.12 1,042,799 4.6 17.2 52.7
2016 35,383,028 17,196,034 18,186,994 2.82 969,425 4.6 17.2 54.2
2017 36,296,111 17,644,126 18,651,985 2.58 913,083 4.6 17.2 55.6
2018 37,171,922 18,078,879 19,093,043 2.41 875,811 4.6 17.2 56.9
2019 38,041,757 18,512,030 19,529,727 2.34 869,835 4.6 17.2 58.3
2020 38,928,341 18,952,076 19,976,265 2.33 886,584 3.9 18.4 59.6
2021 39,835,000 19,400,000 20,435,000 2.33 906,659 3.9 18.4 61.0
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Afghanistan Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)