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Afghanistan

 

Pakistan

 Afghanistan
All information: Afghanistan
 
 Pakistan
All information: Pakistan
 
Area:652,860 km² 796,100 km²
Population:35,530,000 197,016,000
Official language:Pashto Urdu

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Government

Government form:Presidential islamic republic Federal parliamentary republic
Independent since:1919 n.Chr. 1947 n.Chr.
Capital:Kabul Islamabad


Population

Inhabitants per km²:54.4 247.5
Life expectancy males:62.8 years 65.6 years
Life expectancy females:65.4 years 67.7 years
Birthrate:32.51 ‰ 27.70 ‰
Deathrate:6.59 ‰ 7.23 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.60 ‰ -1.20 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:30 33
Civil rights:3 22
Health:9 19
Security:31 36
Climate:62 67
Cost of Living:33 100
Popularity:52 26


Economy

Currency: Afghani (1 AFN = 100 Puls) Pakistanian Rupee (1 PKR =100 Paisa)
Unemployment rate:1.5 % 3.0 %
Inflation rate:4.98 % 4.09 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:71.40 % 34.10 %
Average income:474 € 1,338 €
Corruption index:16 (very bad) 33 (bad)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:16,549 Mio €0.47 M € 258,215 M €1.31 M €
Gross national product:16,735 Mio €0.47 M € 263,901 M €1.34 M €
Exported goods:972 M €0.03 M € 24,520 M €0.12 M €
Imported goods:6,880 M €0.19 M € 54,051 M €0.27 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:34,903 km0.98 km 263,775 km1.34 km
Airports:430.001 1510.001


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:5.53 bn kWh155,530.18 kWh 92.33 bn kWh468,642.25 kWh
Energy production:1.21 bn kWh34,083.80 kWh 109.70 bn kWh556,807.70 kWh
Energy imports:4.40 bn kWh123,838.73 kWh 490.00 m kWh2,487.11 kWh
CO2 emissions:9.81 m t276.08 t 166.30 m t844.09 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+93 +92
Internet domain:.af .pk
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:118,7693 2,940,24315
Mobile phones:23,929,713674 144,525,637734
Internet server:2230 365,8132
Internet users:3,764,670106 30,566,154155



Climate

Detailed info for: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Daytime temperatures:24.3 °C 31.5 °C
Nighttime temperatures:10.5 °C 17.6 °C
Relative humidity:51 % 51 %
Absolute humidity:7 g/m³ 14 g/m³
Rain days per year:42 37.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.6 8.1


Native languages

Pashto:52.4 % 13.1 %
Punjabi:n/a 48.2 %
Dari:32.1 % n/a
Sindhi:n/a 11.8 %
Saraiki:n/a 9.8 %
Uzbek:8.8 % n/a
Urdu:n/a 7.6 %
Balochi:0.9 % 3.0 %
Hindko:n/a 2.4 %
Turkmen:1.9 % n/a
Brahui:n/a 1.2 %
other:3.9 % 2.9 %


Religions

Islam:99.0 % 95.0 %
Hinduism:n/a 2.0 %
Christianity:n/a 1.6 %
other:1.0 % 1.4 %