Population Density rose 2.47 % to 45.7 km per capita in Afghanistan in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Afghanistan | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 45.7 km per capita in 2015 in Afghanistan, according to Faostat. This is 2.47 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 46.8 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 13.7 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, population density in Iran amounted to 75.0 km per capita, 232 km per capita in Pakistan, 57.2 km per capita in Tajikistan and 11.0 km per capita in Turkmenistan in 2015.

Afghanistan has been ranked 122nd within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Afghanistan km per capita 42.4 43.5 44.6 45.7 46.8
China km per capita 142 142 143 144 145
India km per capita 400 405 411 416 421
Iran km per capita 69.4 71.3 73.1 75.0 76.9
Iraq km per capita 45.2 45.7 46.3 46.9 47.6
Kazakhstan km per capita 5.96 6.05 6.13 6.22 6.31
Kyrgyzstan km per capita 28.1 28.4 28.8 29.2 29.8
Pakistan km per capita 221 225 229 232 236
Tajikistan km per capita 53.2 54.5 55.8 57.2 58.6
Turkmenistan km per capita 10.6 10.7 10.9 11.0 11.2
Uzbekistan km per capita 65.3 67.1 69.0 70.0 71.1