Afghanistan has a population of 34.4 million people, and a land mass of 652 000 km2. Life expectancy is 63 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 507, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 3.9%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 19.2 billion.
Afghanistan is ranked at place 173 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Afghanistan is ranked at place 165, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Afghanistan in 2020 were NOK 32 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Afghanistan at a value of NOK4 million.