Paktika · Population

Question: What is the population of Paktika? Answer: Paktika (پکتیکا), Afghanistan (capital: Sharan) - last known population is ≈ 449 100 (year 2018). This was 1.286% of total Afghanistan population. In this year, Paktika population density was 23 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2006-2018 (+1.47%/year), Paktika population in 2024 would be: 490 128*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1982-2006] +1.62 %/year
[2006-2018] +1.47 %/year


GPS coordinates: 32.264539, 68.524715

Paktika 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 using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).