Kabul: The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) announced on Tuesday that the country’s population estimate in 1400 solar year is 33.6 million.
According to the NSIA, of the total population, about 17.1 million (51.0%) are men and about 16.5 million (49.0%) are women.
It added that of 33.6 million people, 23.8 million (70.8%) belong to the rural community, 8.3 million (24.7%) are urban population and 1.5 million (4.5%) are nomads.
The population of the country is estimated by administrative, urban, rural and gender units, which includes 34 provinces, including 364 main districts, 24 temporary districts and 34 provincial capitals.
It says that the publication of the population estimate shows the country’s population status and provides easy access to population information to national and international institutions to build policies, programs and make big decisions.