Afghanistan

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

18

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

176

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

99

U5MR by sex 2012, male

102

U5MR by sex 2012, female

95

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

120

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

71

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

36

Total population (thousands) 2012

29824.5

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

1053.4

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

103

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

570

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

60.5

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

29

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

54

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

33

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

12.2

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

59

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

9

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

4.6

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

20.4

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

60.6

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

85.4

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

53

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

28.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

45.6

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

23.2

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

5.4

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

75

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

86

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

71

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

71

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

68

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

71

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

71

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

60

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

60.5

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

63.9

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

53.3

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

<0.1

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

4.3

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

1.6

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

14

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

1.4

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

<0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

<0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

<0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

1.8

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

53.9

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

5.5

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

114.1

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

81

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

62.9

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

46.4

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

84.1

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

42.8

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

21.1

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

29824.5

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

16317

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

4964.4

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

4.2

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

2.1

Crude death rate, 1970

27.6

Crude death rate, 1990

16.3

Crude death rate, 2012

8.1

Crude birth rate, 1970

53.1

Crude birth rate, 1990

50.5

Crude birth rate, 2012

35.3

Life expectancy, 1970

36.7

Life expectancy, 1990

48.6

Life expectancy, 2012

60.5

Total fertility rate, 2012

5.1

Urbanized population (%), 2012

23.8

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

5.5

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

3.6

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

570

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

1400

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

1.5

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

4.7

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

6710.9

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

37.2

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

23

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

37

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

104.3

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

71

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

54.9

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

21.2

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

47.9

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

14.6

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

38.6

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

32.9

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

3.6

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

330

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

460

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

32

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

10.3

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

11

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

9.6

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

15

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

40.4

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

37.4

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

90.2

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

74.4

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

74.8

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

74.1

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

18

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

307

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

176

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

134

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

99

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

2.8

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

2.7

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

2.6

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

2.6

Reduction since 1990 (%)

44

Reduction since 2000 (%)

26

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

Total fertility rate, 1970

7.7

Total fertility rate, 1990

7.7

Total fertility rate, 2012

5.1

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

0

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

1.8

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

7752.8

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

26

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

19.8

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

25.6

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

90

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

83.7

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

60.3

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

35.3

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

1.9

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

60

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

33.1

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.8

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

74.3

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

30.5

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2.4

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

48.2

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

54.2

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

0.9

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

77.8

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

50.4

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.5

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

4.9

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

4.9

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

45.6

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

23.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

2

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

31.4

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

58.1

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.9

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

15.6

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

76.3

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

4.9

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

55.6

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

51.6

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

0.9

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

40

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

79

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

0.2

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

4.6

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

23

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

1

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

1

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

1.1

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

0.2

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

3.9

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

73.1

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

73.6

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

72.7

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

72.3

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

80.2

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

61.8

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

2.2

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

1.4

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

5.2

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

52.6

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

52.2

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

56.8

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

40.2

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

41.5

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

38.8

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

43.3

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

27.3

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