Population of Afghanistan

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date22 Feb 2024

The current population of Afghanistan is 43,144,206 as of April 19, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Afghanistan is projected at 43,372,950 or 43.37 million as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Afghanistan is projected at 42,239,854 or 42.24 million people for the year 2023.

Afghanistan ranks number 36th in the world by population in the list of 237 countries/territories. Afghanistan is ranked 15th among 51 countries/territories in Asia.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Afghanistan population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
202240,580,49041,128,7711,096,5622.6660.52
202341,677,05242,239,8541,125,6042.6650.53
202442,802,65643,372,9501,140,5872.6300.53
202543,943,24344,515,7931,145,1012.5720.54
202645,088,34445,667,5501,158,4132.5370.55
202746,246,75746,827,6241,161,7332.4810.56
202847,408,49047,990,9121,164,8452.4270.57
202948,573,33549,158,0721,169,4742.3790.58
203049,742,80950,330,8371,176,0562.3370.59
203150,918,86551,506,4371,175,1432.2820.60
203252,094,00852,685,4581,182,9002.2450.61
203353,276,90853,866,5581,179,3002.1890.62
203454,456,20855,046,6301,180,8452.1450.62
203555,637,05356,226,8551,179,6052.0980.63
203656,816,65857,410,1441,186,9722.0680.64
203758,003,63058,600,2491,193,2382.0360.65
203859,196,86859,792,9411,192,1461.9940.66
203960,389,01460,985,5901,193,1511.9570.67
204061,582,16562,180,3421,196,3531.9240.68
204162,778,51863,375,8471,194,6581.8850.69
204263,973,17664,572,4731,198,5931.8560.69
204365,171,76965,768,8231,194,1091.8160.70
204466,365,87866,964,9901,198,2251.7890.71
204567,564,10368,161,2691,194,3331.7520.72
204668,758,43669,355,6711,194,4711.7220.73
204769,952,90770,546,0521,186,2901.6820.74
204871,139,19771,729,3741,180,3541.6460.75
204972,319,55172,905,7801,172,4571.6080.75
205073,492,00874,075,2341,166,4511.5750.76
205174,658,45975,237,1711,157,4251.5380.77
205275,815,88476,389,9631,148,1591.5030.78
205376,964,04377,532,2351,136,3831.4660.79
205478,100,42678,663,8901,126,9281.4330.80
205579,227,35479,788,2071,121,7051.4060.81
205680,349,05980,899,8321,101,5451.3620.81
205781,450,60481,998,4021,095,5961.3360.82
205882,546,20083,084,2721,076,1441.2950.83
205983,622,34484,152,3041,059,9201.2600.84
206084,682,26485,205,1111,045,6951.2270.85
206185,727,95986,241,1471,026,3761.1900.85
206286,754,33587,254,8551,001,0391.1470.86
206387,755,37488,248,606986,4641.1180.87
206488,741,83889,228,558973,4411.0910.88
206589,715,27990,189,815949,0731.0520.88
206690,664,35291,131,134933,5641.0240.89
206791,597,91692,059,516923,2001.0030.90
206892,521,11692,972,912903,5920.9720.91
206993,424,70893,861,812874,2080.9310.91
207094,298,91694,723,569849,3070.8970.92
207195,148,22395,562,571828,6950.8670.93
207295,976,91896,383,675813,5140.8440.93
207396,790,43297,187,281793,6990.8170.94
207497,584,13197,970,493772,7250.7890.95
207598,356,85698,732,058750,4040.7600.95
207699,107,26099,473,737732,9540.7370.96
207799,840,214100,196,491712,5540.7110.96
2078100,552,768100,896,716687,8970.6820.97
2079101,240,665101,578,603675,8770.6650.98
2080101,916,542102,242,085651,0860.6370.98
2081102,567,628102,881,221627,1860.6100.99
2082103,194,814103,500,474611,3200.5910.99
2083103,806,134104,100,265588,2620.5651.00
2084104,394,396104,677,122565,4520.5401.00
2085104,959,848105,228,197536,6980.5101.01
2086105,496,546105,752,837512,5820.4851.01
2087106,009,128106,254,728491,2010.4621.02
2088106,500,329106,734,775468,8920.4391.02
2089106,969,221107,193,821449,1990.4191.03
2090107,418,420107,630,910424,9800.3951.03
2091107,843,400108,041,524396,2480.3671.04
2092108,239,648108,430,416381,5350.3521.04
2093108,621,183108,801,262360,1590.3311.05
2094108,981,342109,153,078343,4720.3151.05
2095109,324,814109,487,140324,6530.2971.05
2096109,649,467109,802,281305,6280.2781.06
2097109,955,095110,094,664279,1380.2541.06
2098110,234,233110,366,921265,3760.2401.06
2099110,499,609110,621,216243,2130.2201.07
2100110,742,822110,854,784223,9250.2021.07

Afghanistan population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
19507,436,5617,480,46187,8001.1740.30
19517,524,3617,571,53794,3511.2460.30
19527,618,7127,667,53397,6411.2730.30
19537,716,3537,764,54696,3851.2410.29
19547,812,7387,864,285103,0941.3110.29
19557,915,8327,971,931112,1971.4070.29
19568,028,0298,087,727119,3961.4760.29
19578,147,4258,210,201125,5531.5290.29
19588,272,9788,333,826121,6971.4600.29
19598,394,6758,468,211147,0731.7370.29
19608,541,7488,622,466161,4361.8720.29
19618,703,1848,790,140173,9121.9790.29
19628,877,0968,969,047183,9012.0500.29
19639,060,9979,157,465192,9352.1070.29
19649,253,9329,355,514203,1642.1720.29
19659,457,0969,565,147216,1022.2590.29
19669,673,1989,783,147219,8982.2480.29
19679,893,09610,010,030233,8682.3360.29
196810,126,96410,247,780241,6312.3580.29
196910,368,59510,494,489251,7892.3990.29
197010,620,38410,752,971265,1752.4660.29
197110,885,55911,015,857260,5962.3660.29
197211,146,15511,286,753281,1952.4920.29
197311,427,35011,575,305295,9092.5570.30
197411,723,25911,869,879293,2392.4710.30
197512,016,49812,157,386281,7762.3180.30
197612,298,27412,425,267253,9872.0440.30
197712,552,26112,687,301270,0812.1290.30
197812,822,34212,938,862233,0411.8010.30
197913,055,38312,986,369-138,028-1.0630.30
198012,917,35512,486,631-861,447-6.9020.28
198112,055,90811,155,195-1,801,426-16.1840.25
198210,254,48210,088,289-332,387-3.2950.22
19839,922,0959,951,44958,7080.5900.21
19849,980,80310,243,686525,7675.1340.21
198510,506,57010,512,22111,3030.1080.22
198610,517,87310,448,442-138,863-1.3290.21
198710,379,01010,322,758-112,504-1.0900.20
198810,266,50610,383,460233,9072.2530.20
198910,500,41310,673,168345,5113.2370.20
199010,845,92410,694,796-302,256-2.8260.20
199110,543,66810,745,167402,9983.7510.20
199210,946,66612,057,4332,221,53418.4770.22
199313,168,20014,003,7601,671,12011.9480.25
199414,839,32015,455,5551,232,4697.9790.27
199516,071,78916,418,912694,2464.2290.29
199616,766,03517,106,595681,1213.9820.29
199717,447,15617,788,819683,3263.8420.30
199818,130,48218,493,132725,3003.9220.31
199918,855,78219,262,847814,1314.2270.32
200019,669,91319,542,982-253,861-1.2990.32
200119,416,05219,688,632545,1612.7690.32
200219,961,21321,000,2562,078,0879.9040.33
200322,039,30022,645,1301,211,6605.3520.35
200423,250,96023,553,551605,1812.5700.36
200523,856,14124,411,1911,110,0994.5480.37
200624,966,24025,442,944953,4083.7480.38
200725,919,64825,903,301-32,695-0.1260.39
200825,886,95326,427,1991,080,4924.0890.39
200926,967,44527,385,307835,7253.0520.40
201027,803,17028,189,672773,0042.7420.40
201128,576,17429,249,1571,345,9664.6030.41
201229,922,14030,466,4791,088,6773.5740.43
201331,010,81731,541,2091,060,7833.3630.44
201432,071,60032,716,2101,289,2203.9410.45
201533,360,82033,753,499785,3582.3270.45
201634,146,17834,636,207980,0592.8300.46
201735,126,23735,643,4181,034,3612.9020.47
201836,160,59836,686,7841,052,3722.8690.48
201937,212,97037,769,4991,113,0572.9470.49
202038,326,02738,972,2301,292,4073.3170.50
202139,618,43440,099,462962,0562.3990.51
var infolinks_pid = 3315183; var infolinks_wsid = 0;