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Population in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

32 225 560
people

As of February 1, 2023 the population (permanent residents) in Afghanistan is 32 225 560 people, including children under the age of 6 - 3 194 359 people, teenagers (schoolchildren) aged 7 to 17 years - 3 830 813 people, young people from 18 to 29 years old - 3 838 870 people, adults aged 30 to 60 years - 13 885 188 people, elderly people over 60 years old - 7 025 172 people, and the centenarians in Afghanistan over 80 years old - 451 158 people.

43


place is occupied by Afghanistan in the ranking of countries by population

Population size in Afghanistan by age groups

Children under 6 years old
3 194 359 / 9.91%
Teenagers from 7 to 17
3 830 813 / 11.89%
Young people from 18 to 29
3 838 870 / 11.91%
Adults from 30 to 59
13 885 188 / 43.09%
Elderly over 60
7 025 172 / 21.8%
Centenarians over 80
451 158 / 1.4%

Gender composition of the population in Afghanistan

Total in Afghanistan permanent residents 14 308 149 men (44.4%) and 17 917 411 women (55.6%).

Age
Men
Women
Percentage of women
0 – 4
921 651 / 6%
737 321 / 5.7%
47.4%
5 – 9
921 651 / 6%
723 142 / 5.6%
47.2%
10 - 14
822 396 / 5.3%
652 246 / 5.1%
47.2%
15 - 19
694 783 / 4.4%
567 170 / 4.5%
47.7%
20 - 24
822 396 / 5.3%
680 604 / 5.3%
48.7%
25 - 29
1 219 415 / 8.1%
1 020 906 / 7.7%
48.6%
30 - 34
1 191 056 / 7.9%
1 020 906 / 7.7%
49.1%
35 - 39
1 091 801 / 7.2%
992 548 / 7.5%
50.8%
40 - 44
1 006 726 / 6.6%
935 831 / 7.1%
51.2%
45 - 49
921 651 / 6%
864 935 / 6.6%
51.5%
50 - 54
1 049 264 / 6.9%
1 049 265 / 7.9%
53.3%
55 - 59
1 105 981 / 7.3%
1 205 236 / 9%
55.2%
60 - 64
921 651 / 6%
1 077 623 / 8.1%
57%
65 - 69
638 066 / 4%
850 755 / 6.5%
60.1%
70 - 74
269 405 / 1.4%
453 736 / 3.7%
65.5%
75 - 79
340 301 / 1.9%
708 963 / 5.5%
69.7%
80+
241 047 / 1.2%
638 067 / 5%
74.9%

Education level

Education level of residents in Afghanistan: have higher education 22.6% (7 282 977 people), incomplete higher education — 3% (966 767 people), secondary vocational — 35.6% (11 472 299 people), 11 classes — 15.6% (5 027 187 people), 9 classes — 8.6% (2 771 398 people), 5 classes — 8.3% (2 674 721 people), have no education — 0.3% (96 677 people), illiterate — 0.7% (225 579 people).

Higher education
7 282 977 / 22.6%
Incomplete higher
966 767 / 3%
Secondary vocational
11 472 299 / 35.6%
Elementary school
5 027 187 / 15.6%
Middle school
2 771 398 / 8.6%
High school
2 674 721 / 8.3%
Without education
96 677 / 0.3%
Illiterate
225 579 / 0.7%

Employment, unemployment and pensioners in Afghanistan

Total in Afghanistan the number of officially employed population is 18 948 629 people (58.8%), pensioners 8 700 901 people (27%), a officially registered and registered unemployed 3 609 263 people (11.2%).

Employed population
18 948 629 / 58.8%
Unemployed
3 609 263 / 11.2%
Pensioners
8 700 901 / 27%

Disability

Total in Afghanistan have a disability 2 597 380 people, what constitutes 8.06% from the entire population. Disabled of the group I are 505 941 (1.57.%), disabled of the group II are 1 231 016 (3.82.%), disabled of the group III are 1 182 678 (3.67.%), disabled children 280 362 (0.87.%).

Total disabled
2 597 380 / 8.06%
Disabled of the group I
505 941 / 1.57%
Disabled of the group II
1 231 016 / 3.82%
Disabled of the group III
1 182 678 / 3.67%
Disabled children
280 362 / 0.87%