TABLES- AFGHANISTAN

AFGHANISTAN

TABLE 1
Basic statistics and population

Physical areas:  
.
 
 Area of the country 1995
65 209 000 .
ha
Cultivable area 1978
8 000 000 .
ha
Cultivated area 1990
3 344 000 .
ha
- annual crops 1990
3 200 000 .
ha
- permanent crops 1990
144 000 .
ha
Population:  
.
 
Total population 1995
20 141 000 .
inhabitants
Population density 1995
31 .
inhab./km2
Rural population 1995
80 .
%
Water supply coverage:  
.
 
Urban population 1993
38 .
%
Rural population 1993
17 .
%
 

 

TABLE 2
Water: sources and use

 Renewable water resources:  
.
 
Average precipitation  
- .
mm/yr
   
- .
km3/yr
Internal renewable water resources  
55 .
km3/yr
Total (actual) renewable water resources
1995
65 .
km3/yr
Dependency ratio
1995
15.4 .
%
Total (actual) renewable water resources per inhabitant
1995
3 227 .
m3/yr
Total dam capacity  
- .
106 m3
Water withdrawal:  
.
 
- agricultural
1987
25 849 .
106 m3/yr
- domestic
1987
261 .
106 m3/yr
- industrial
1987
0 .
106 m3/yr
Total water withdrawal  
26 110 .
106 m3/yr
per inhabitant
1987
1 702 .
m3/yr
as % of total (actual) renewable water resources  
40.2 .
%
Other water withdrawal  
- .
106 m3/yr
Average groundwater depletion  
- .
106 m3/yr
Wastewater - Non-conventional water sources:      
Wastewater:  
.
 
- produced wastewater  
- .
106 m3/yr
- treated wastewater  
- .
106 m3/yr
- reused treated wastewater  
- .
106 m3/yr
Desalinated water  
- .
106 m3/yr
 

 

TABLE 3
Irrigation and drainage

 Irrigation potential  
- .
ha
Irrigation:  
.
 
1. Full or partial control irrigation: equipped area
1967
2 385 740 .
ha
- surface irrigation  
- .
ha
- sprinkler irrigation
1963
114 000 .
ha
- micro-irrigation  
- .
ha
% of area irrigated from groundwater
1967
15.4 .
%
% of area irrigated from surface water
1967
84.6 .
%
% of area irrigated from non-conventional sources
1967
0.0 .
%
% of equipped area actually irrigated  
- .
%
2. Spate irrigation area  
- .
ha
3. Equipped wetland and inland valley bottoms (i.v.b.)  
- .
ha
Total irrigation (1+2+3)
1967
2 385 740 .
ha
- as % of cultivated area  
71 .
%
4. Flood recession cropping area  
- .
ha
Total water managed area (1+2+3+4)
1967
2 385 740 .
ha
- as % of cultivated area  
71 .
%
- increase over last 10 years  
- .
%
- power irrigated area as % of water managed area  
- .
%
Full or partial control irrigation schemes: Criteria  
.
 
Large-scale schemes > - ha  
- .
ha
Medium-scale schemes  
- .
ha
Small-scale schemes < - ha  
- .
ha
Total number of households in irrigation  
- .
 
Irrigated crops:  
.
 
Total irrigated grain production  
- .
tons
as % of total grain production  
- .
%
Harvested crops under irrigation (full or partial control)  
- .
ha
- permanent crops: total  
- .
ha
- annual crops: total  
- .
ha
. wheat
1990
1 030 000 .
ha
 
- .
ha
 
- .
ha
 
- .
ha
. other annual crops  
- .
ha
Drainage - Environment:  
.
 
Drained area  
- .
ha
as % of cultivated area  
- .
%
- drained areas in full or partial control irrigated areas  
- .
ha
- drained areas in equipped wetland and i.v.b  
- .
ha
- other drained areas  
- .
ha
- total drained area with subsurface drains  
- .
ha
- total drained area with surface drains  
- .
ha
Flood-protected area  
- .
ha
Area salinized by irrigation  
- .
ha
Population affected by water-borne diseases  
- .
inhabitants
 

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