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Afghanistan - Total population

36,296,400 (persons) in 2017

In 2017, population for Afghanistan was 36.3 million persons. Population of Afghanistan increased from 10.6 million persons in 1968 to 36.3 million persons in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 2.57 %.

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What is population?

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

What is Afghanistan population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 36,296,400 2.58 %
2016 35,383,128 2.82 %
2015 34,413,603 3.12 %
2014 33,370,794 3.41 %
2013 32,269,589 3.56 %
2012 31,161,376 3.47 %
2011 30,117,413 3.19 %
2010 29,185,507 2.78 %
2009 28,394,813 2.43 %
2008 27,722,276 2.29 %
2007 27,100,536 2.53 %
2006 26,433,049

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