Afghanistan
  • Population
    33,332,025
    [July 2016 est.]
    Note: Estimates may be unreliable for this country.
  • Languages
    Afghan Persian or Dari [official] (50%)
    Pashto [official] (35%)
    Turkic languages (11%)
    30 minor languages (4%)
    [2015 est.]
  • Religions
    Islam (99.7%)
    Sunni Islam (85-90)%)
    Shi'a Islam (10-15%)
    Other (0.3%)
    [2009 est.]
  • Ethnicities
    Pashtun
    Tajik
    Hazara
    Uzbek
    Baloch
    Turkmen
    Nuristani
    Pamiri
    Aimaq
    Others
  • Australians with Afghan Ancestry
    53,082 [2016 census]
Afghans in Australia
  • Population
    46,799
    [2016 census]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Afghanistan.
  • Average Age
    30
  • Gender
    Male (58.9%)
    Female (41.1%)
  • Religion
    Islam (91.1%)
    Not Stated (6.9%)
    No Religion (1.3%)
    Other (0.8%)
  • Ancestry
    Afghan (66.3%)
    Hazara (16.3%)
    Not Stated (9.3%)
    English (2.0%)
    Other (6.1%)
  • Languages
    Dari (50.3%)
    Hazaragi (20.7%)
    Persian [excluding Dari] (12.1%)
    Pashto (7.2%)
    Other (9.7%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (64.6%)
    Not Well (28.1%)
  • Diaspora
    Queensland (34.8%)
    New South Wales (31.3%)
    Western Australia (13.7%)
    South Australia (11.5%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (30%)
    2001-2006 (31.3%)
    2007-2011 (29.4%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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