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Population (Total) fell 8.57% to 35.6 mil in Afghanistan in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Afghanistan | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 8.57% to 35.6 mil in Afghanistan in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 38.9 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 7.45 mil in 1950. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, total population in Iran amounted to 82.3 mil, 201 mil in Pakistan, 9.53 mil in Tajikistan and 5.57 mil in Turkmenistan in 2021.

Afghanistan has been ranked 39th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 place above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Afghanistan mil 47.8 48.1 48.4 48.7 48.9
China mil 1,277 1,266 1,255 1,244 1,233
India mil 1,416 1,414 1,412 1,409 1,406
Iran mil 87.8 87.8 87.7 87.6 87.5
Iraq mil 59.1 59.7 60.4 61.1 61.7
Kazakhstan mil 17.6 17.6 17.5 17.5 17.5
Kyrgyzstan mil 6.83 6.84 6.85 6.86 6.87
Pakistan mil 235 235 236 236 236
Tajikistan mil 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 13.0
Turkmenistan mil 5.76 5.74 5.72 5.70 5.67
Uzbekistan mil 31.9 31.7 31.6 31.5 31.3