Population (Female) rose 1.89% to 16.9 mil in Afghanistan in 2019

Population (Female) (mil), 2019
Society | Afghanistan | January 1, 2020
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Female population rose 1.89% to 16.9 mil in Afghanistan in 2019, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, female population in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 17.2 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 3.65 mil in 1950. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, female population in Iran amounted to 40.4 mil, 95.4 mil in Pakistan, 4.61 mil in Tajikistan and 2.80 mil in Turkmenistan in 2019.

Afghanistan has been ranked 40th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of female population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Female) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Afghanistan mil 23.6 23.8 23.9 24.0 24.2
China mil 618 614 608 603 598
India mil 693 692 692 691 690
Iran mil 43.8 43.8 43.8 43.7 43.6
Iraq mil 29.5 29.8 30.2 30.5 30.8
Kazakhstan mil 9.31 9.30 9.29 9.27 9.25
Kyrgyzstan mil 3.51 3.51 3.52 3.53 3.53
Pakistan mil 115 115 115 115 115
Tajikistan mil 6.38 6.44 6.50 6.55 6.61
Turkmenistan mil 2.99 2.98 2.98 2.97 2.96
Uzbekistan mil 16.3 16.2 16.2 16.1 16.1