Herat Population 2021

635,579
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Herat's 2021 population is now estimated at 635,579. In 1950, the population of Herat was 82,468. Herat has grown by 30,004 since 2015, which represents a 4.95% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Herat, which typically includes Herat's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Herat Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,057,5733.32%33,937
20341,023,6363.33%33,001
2033990,6353.35%32,086
2032958,5493.36%31,156
2031927,3933.38%30,352
2030897,0413.41%29,619
2029867,4223.46%29,028
2028838,3943.53%28,594
2027809,8003.64%28,420
2026781,3803.78%28,470
2025752,9103.97%28,738
2024724,1724.19%29,129
2023695,0434.44%29,566
2022665,4774.70%29,898
2021635,5794.95%30,004
2020605,5755.17%29,769
2019575,8065.33%29,134
2018546,6725.41%28,073
2017518,5995.41%26,632
2016491,9675.41%25,264
2015466,7035.41%23,935
2014442,7685.41%22,707
2013420,0615.40%21,513
2012398,5485.41%20,467
2011378,0815.41%19,390
2010358,6915.41%18,395
2009340,2965.40%17,428
2008322,8685.41%16,581
2007306,2875.41%15,707
2006290,5805.41%14,902
2005275,6785.40%14,119
2004261,5593.92%9,864
2003251,6952.46%6,048
2002245,6472.46%5,903
2001239,7442.46%5,753
2000233,9912.47%5,630
1999228,3612.46%5,487
1998222,8742.46%5,356
1997217,5182.46%5,219
1996212,2992.47%5,109
1995207,1902.46%4,978
1994202,2122.46%4,859
1993197,3532.46%4,736
1992192,6172.47%4,634
1991187,9832.46%4,518
1990183,4652.46%4,408
1989179,0572.46%4,297
1988174,7602.47%4,205
1987170,5552.46%4,098
1986166,4572.46%4,000
1985162,4572.46%3,898
1984158,5592.47%3,815
1983154,7442.46%3,719
1982151,0252.46%3,629
1981147,3962.46%3,537
1980143,8592.47%3,461
1979140,3983.91%5,281
1978135,1173.94%5,123
1977129,9943.94%4,923
1976125,0713.95%4,748
1975120,3233.94%4,563
1974115,7603.94%4,389
1973111,3713.94%4,217
1972107,1543.12%3,242
1971103,9122.30%2,336
1970101,5762.30%2,284
196999,2922.30%2,229
196897,0632.30%2,185
196794,8781.54%1,437
196693,4410.78%726
196592,7150.78%720
196491,9950.79%717
196391,2780.78%710
196290,5680.78%704
196189,8640.78%698
196089,1660.78%694
195988,4720.78%689
195887,7830.78%682
195787,1010.78%677
195686,4240.78%673
195585,7510.78%667
195485,0840.78%662
195384,4220.78%655
195283,7670.79%653
195183,1140.78%646
195082,4680.00%

Herat Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Kabul4,335,7702.71%
Herat635,5794.95%
Mazar E Sharif563,8255.85%
Kandahar511,9492.80%

Other Cities in Afghanistan

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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