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) 2016 12.33% of GDP 0.30%
Afghanistan Household Final Consumption Expenditure (NSA) 2016 112.1% of GDP 1.77%
Afghanistan Net Trade in Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 -6.972B USD
Afghanistan Trade (NSA) 2016 55.92% of GDP 0.21%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (NSA) 2016 137.90 4.38%
Afghanistan Inflation (NSA) 2016 4.38%
Employment (View all 1)
Afghanistan Unemployment Rate (NSA) 2017 8.84% -0.05%
Financial Services Sector Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Afghanistan Bank Liquid Reserves to Bank Assets Ratio (NSA) 2017 97.76% 17.66%
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) 2017 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) 2015 452.70B AFN -13.70%
Afghanistan General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (NSA) 2016 12.33% of GDP 0.30%
Afghanistan Military Expenditure (NSA) 2016 11.79B AFN -3.34%
Afghanistan Profit Tax (NSA) 2017 0.00%
Afghanistan Tax Revenue (NSA) 2015 92.75B AFN 14.56%
Infrastructure (View all 1)
Afghanistan Secure Internet Servers (NSA) 2017 44.38 /mil ppl 261.1%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Afghanistan Net Trade in Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 -6.972B USD
Military (View all 3)
Afghanistan Military Expenditure (NSA) 2016 11.79B AFN -3.34%
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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