Afghanistan Country Data

CountryAfghanistan
Country CodeAFG
Urban population percentage of total (2012)23.86
Urban population (2012)7,114,762
Land area (sq. km, 2011)652,230
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$94,013,759
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$385,148,128
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$7,152,304,412
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)7.22
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)164
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)5
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)3
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)275
Tax payments (number, 2013)20
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)36.3
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)53.90
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)5.45
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.3
GDP (current US$, 2012)$20,496,777,409
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)14.39
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)687
Labor force (2012)7,512,205
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)60.07
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)47.42
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)2.28
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)50.31
Population growth (annual %, 2012)2.44
Population (Total, 2012)29,824,536