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Afghanistan Afghanistan: 2,218 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Afghanistan is a land locked country in South Asia.
With 36,37 million people Afghanistan has the 39th highest population in the world. With 5,26 births per women Afghanistan has a high fertility rate in the international comparison. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Afghanistan in the year 2050 will rise to 61,93 million and in the year 2100 to 70,41 million. The life expectency in Afghanistan is 62,3 years.

Afghanistan has an area of 652.860 sq. km and ranks 39th among all countries in the world. The borderline with its neighboring countries totals 5.529 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2016 was 19,47 billion US $ and ranks 115th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita totals 562 US $ and is therefore in the lower ranks in the international comparison. Die unemployment rate in the year 2017 amounts to 8,5 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1946
ISO country code AF
Internet Domain .af
License plate AFG
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Afghanistan

All datasets for Afghanistan by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (133)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (125)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (837)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (694)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Education expenditure, public (% of GDP)
Geography and Agriculture (404)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (25)
Internet users
Mobile phones
Fixed telephone lines