Khost · Population

Question: What is the population of Khost? Answer: Khost (خوست), Afghanistan (capital: Khowst) - last known population is ≈ 593 700 (year 2018). This was 1.699% of total Afghanistan population. In this year, Khost population density was 140.2 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2006-2018 (+1.48%/year), Khost population in 2019 would be: 602 451*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1982-2006] +3.72 %/year
[2006-2018] +1.48 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: 33.358508, 69.859741

Khost on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1982e, 2006e, 2018e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Central Statistics Organization, Afghanistan en.
State of Afghan Cities report 2015 (Volume-I English)
• Länderberichte - Statistisches Bundesamt (y.1982)
• The international atlas (1999) y. 1979c.
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).