Afghanistan Economy

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Afghanistan is a country located in the South Asian(Middle Eastern) region of the world. Despite having an average annual GDP growth of around 10% per year over the last ten years, Afghanistan has one of the lowest GDP per capita, at around $900. The economic engines of Afghanistan are the transportation industry(fueled by the country's fifty three airports) and the agricultural industry(pomegranates, grapes, apricots, and various other forms of produce). Significantly, a sizable, growing portion of the country's total revenue comes from expatriates from outside the country giving aid, as well as relief from international organizations.

Major Afghanistan Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Components of GDP (View all 1)
Afghanistan General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (NSA) 2017 12.57% of GDP 1.34%
Afghanistan Household Final Consumption Expenditure (DISCONTINUED) (NSA) 2016 112.1% of GDP 1.77%
Afghanistan Net Trade in Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 -6.977B USD
Afghanistan Trade (NSA) 2017 51.24% of GDP 7.51%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (NSA) 2017 145.61 4.98%
Afghanistan Inflation (NSA) 2017 4.98% 13.51%
Employment (View all 1)
Afghanistan Unemployment Rate (NSA) 2018 1.54% -1.09%
Financial Services Sector Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Afghanistan Bank Liquid Reserves to Bank Assets Ratio (NSA) 2017 97.85% 17.78%
GDP (View all 1)
Afghanistan Real GDP Growth Outlook (NSA) 2024 5.50% Chg Yr 10.00%
Governance and Policy (View all 1)
Afghanistan Profit Tax (NSA) 2018 0.00%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Afghanistan General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2024 8.10% of GDP 3.85%
Government Receipts and Outlays (View all 1)
Afghanistan Expenses (NSA) 2017 504.16B AFN -6.14%
Afghanistan General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (NSA) 2017 12.57% of GDP 1.34%
Afghanistan Military Expenditure (NSA) 2017 13.02B AFN 3.22%
Afghanistan Profit Tax (NSA) 2018 0.00%
Afghanistan Tax Revenue (NSA) 2017 127.24B AFN 9.49%
Infrastructure (View all 1)
Afghanistan Secure Internet Servers (NSA) 2018 54.02 /mil ppl 21.72%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Afghanistan Net Trade in Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 -6.977B USD
Military (View all 3)
Afghanistan Military Expenditure (NSA) 2017 13.02B AFN 3.22%
Population (View all 1)
Afghanistan Population Density (NSA) 2017 54.42 2.52%
Afghanistan Population Outlook (NSA) 2024 39.06M 1.33%
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