UNFPA Afghanistan

Home to one of the world’s youngest, fastest growing populations, Afghanistan faces challenges exacerbated by conflict, weak governance and cultural barriers, especially in the case of impoverished women and children. UNFPA programmes invest in reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and socioeconomic development; humanitarian assistance and youth issues are priorities in all three areas. Assistance is channelled to replicable programmes in provinces with high rates of poverty and maternal and infant mortality, and where communities are actively engaged in their development.

Data overview Voir plus

Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Santé maternelle et néonatale

  • Naissances assistées par un professionnel de santé qualifié en

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

  • Taux de prévalence des contraceptifs (toutes méthodes confondues)

  • Besoin non satisfait

Éducation

Fécondité

Taux de fécondité global, 2010-2015

Espérance de vie

Espérance de vie à la naissance (en années), 2010-2015

Pratiques nuisibles

Mariage d'enfants à 18 ans, en pourcentage, 2006-2017

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Afghanistan Voir plus

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Espérance de vie

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of Afghanistan in 2018 Voir plus

Sexual and reproductive health coordination body during crisis

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency sexual and reproductive health coordination body was in place

School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards

Fistula treatment

675 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

86 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

52 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

74585 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Sexual and reproductive health coordination body during crisis

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency sexual and reproductive health coordination body was in place

School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards

Fistula treatment

675 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

86 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

52 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

74585 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure Voir plus

Programme activities

  • Revenus
  • Principales
  • Non - core

Actualités