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.