Afghanistan has a population of 29,7 million people, and a land mass of 652 000 km2. Life expectancy is 59 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 590, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP vokste in 2015 with 1,5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 19,1 billion.
Afghanistan is ranked at place 183 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Afghanistan is ranked at place 166. Out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Afghanistan in 2015 were NOK 19 millioner. The same year, Norway imported goods from Afghanistan at a value of 1 millioner.