Kandahar Population 2021

511,949
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Kandahar's 2021 population is now estimated at 511,949. In 1950, the population of Kandahar was 82,199. Kandahar has grown by 13,947 since 2015, which represents a 2.80% 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 Kandahar, which typically includes Kandahar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Kandahar Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035800,4613.31%25,682
2034774,7793.33%24,965
2033749,8143.34%24,251
2032725,5633.35%23,497
2031702,0663.35%22,788
2030679,2783.35%22,048
2029657,2303.35%21,286
2028635,9443.32%20,464
2027615,4803.29%19,627
2026595,8533.24%18,725
2025577,1283.18%17,779
2024559,3493.09%16,784
2023542,5653.00%15,790
2022526,7752.90%14,826
2021511,9492.80%13,947
2020498,0022.72%13,190
2019484,8122.67%12,588
2018472,2242.64%12,137
2017460,0872.64%11,825
2016448,2622.64%11,521
2015436,7412.63%11,209
2014425,5322.63%10,922
2013414,6102.63%10,627
2012403,9832.64%10,383
2011393,6002.63%10,102
2010383,4982.63%9,843
2009373,6552.63%9,577
2008364,0782.64%9,357
2007354,7212.63%9,104
2006345,6172.63%8,871
2005336,7462.63%8,631
2004328,1152.55%8,161
2003319,9542.46%7,686
2002312,2682.46%7,501
2001304,7672.46%7,311
2000297,4562.47%7,156
1999290,3002.46%6,973
1998283,3272.46%6,806
1997276,5212.46%6,634
1996269,8872.46%6,492
1995263,3952.46%6,328
1994257,0672.46%6,174
1993250,8932.46%6,019
1992244,8742.47%5,891
1991238,9832.46%5,740
1990233,2432.46%5,603
1989227,6402.46%5,461
1988222,1792.47%5,345
1987216,8342.46%5,208
1986211,6262.46%5,084
1985206,5422.46%4,955
1984201,5872.46%4,849
1983196,7382.46%4,726
1982192,0122.46%4,613
1981187,3992.46%4,495
1980182,9042.46%4,400
1979178,5043.74%6,430
1978172,0743.77%6,245
1977165,8293.76%6,010
1976159,8193.77%5,807
1975154,0123.77%5,589
1974148,4233.77%5,387
1973143,0363.76%5,183
1972137,8534.00%5,308
1971132,5454.23%5,381
1970127,1644.23%5,162
1969122,0024.23%4,947
1968117,0554.24%4,758
1967112,2973.00%3,266
1966109,0311.78%1,908
1965107,1231.78%1,873
1964105,2501.78%1,844
1963103,4061.78%1,810
1962101,5961.78%1,778
196199,8181.78%1,744
196098,0741.78%1,719
195996,3551.78%1,686
195894,6691.78%1,657
195793,0121.78%1,625
195691,3871.78%1,602
195589,7851.78%1,571
195488,2141.78%1,544
195386,6701.78%1,515
195285,1551.78%1,492
195183,6631.78%1,464
195082,1990.00%

Kandahar 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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