Afghanistan Afghanistan

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Afghanistan, is a country located at Southern Asia, it has an area of 652,860 Km2.

Afghanistan, with a population of 34,263,000 people, it is ranked at 42º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 52 people per km2.

It's capital is Kabul and its currency is Afghanis

Afghanistan is holding the 136 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 1,305 millions of euros (1,490 millions of dollars), ( 7.4% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €40 euros per inhabitant$45 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Afghanistan, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.478 points in 2021, leaving it in 180th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Afghanistan are business, you must know it's in the 173th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Afghanistan, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Kabul: Monthly Rainfall
Afghanistan Economy
Annual GDP [+]2022€13,772M
Annual GDP [+]2022$14,502M
GDP per capita [+]2022€402
GDP per capita [+]2022$423
Debt (M.€.) [+]20201,305
Debt ($M) [+]20201,490
Debt (%GDP) [+]20207.40%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€40
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$45
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-42
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-49
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-0.33%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20212,246.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]20212,658.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019541.8
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019606.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202110.88%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]202191.1
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2021107.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20214.05%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021230.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2021273.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20204.97%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202117.79%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€67
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$79
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€17
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$19
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2021€2
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2021$3
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021€7
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021$8
Corruption Index [+]202224
Fragile States Index [+]2018106.6
RTI Raking [+]2022
NMW [+]2020$71.6
Doing Business [+]2020173º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201555.33
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202020.0%
Exports [+]2023€835.1M
Exports [+]2023$903.0M
Exports % GDP [+]20225.65%
Imports [+]2023€5,608.1M
Imports [+]2023$6,064.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202238.13%
Trade balance [+]2023€-4,773.0M
Trade balance [+]2023$-5,161.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2022-32.48%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201596º
Density [+]202252
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023163º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017409.5
% Immigrant [+]20200.44%
% Emigrant [+]202017.77%
Birth Rate [+]202235.14‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017181.6
Crude death rate [+]20226.91‰
Fertility Rate [+]20224.52
% risk of poverty [+]201654.5%
Population [+]202234,263,000
Immigrant stock [+]2020144,098
Emigrant stock [+]20205,853,838
HDI [+]20210.478
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2023146º
Life expectancy [+]202262.88
Suicides [+]20151,796
Suicide rate [+]20156.32
Number of homicides [+]20211,613
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20214.02
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20220.14
Consumption GWh [+]20225,994
Generation GWh [+]2022831
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]07/07/20247,998
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]07/07/2024235,214
Fully vaccinated [+]12/31/202318,370,386
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]07/07/2024233.43
Doses administered [+]12/31/202322,964,750