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NSIA Estimates Afghanistan’s Population at 33.6 Million

The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) estimates Afghanistan’s population to be 33.6 million in the current solar year of 1400 (March 2021- March 2022), an increase from last year’s estimate of 32.9 million.

According to the statistics, 51% (17.1 million) of the population is male and 49% (16.5 million) is female.

Of the total population, 23.8 million (70.8%) are rural areas residents, 8.3 (24.7%) million are living in cities and 1.5 million (4.5%) are Kochis--nomads--according to NSIA figures.

The NSIA estimates Kabul's population to be 5.38 million, with 2.7 million males and 2.6 million females.

Young people aged 10-14 make up the highest age group of Kabul province’s population at 774,000, and the smallest age group 60 - 64, at 93,000, according to estimates.

Of the total population in Kabul province, at least 4.6 million live in the city of Kabul, according to the report.

NSIA Estimates Afghanistan’s Population at 33.6 Million

According to the statistics, 51% (17.1 million) of the population is male and 49% (16.5 million) is female.

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The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) estimates Afghanistan’s population to be 33.6 million in the current solar year of 1400 (March 2021- March 2022), an increase from last year’s estimate of 32.9 million.

According to the statistics, 51% (17.1 million) of the population is male and 49% (16.5 million) is female.

Of the total population, 23.8 million (70.8%) are rural areas residents, 8.3 (24.7%) million are living in cities and 1.5 million (4.5%) are Kochis--nomads--according to NSIA figures.

The NSIA estimates Kabul's population to be 5.38 million, with 2.7 million males and 2.6 million females.

Young people aged 10-14 make up the highest age group of Kabul province’s population at 774,000, and the smallest age group 60 - 64, at 93,000, according to estimates.

Of the total population in Kabul province, at least 4.6 million live in the city of Kabul, according to the report.

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