According to the United Nations Human Development rankings for 2009, Afghanistan is ranked 181st out of 182 countries. More facts here.
By United Nations Department of Safety and Security - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7663204.stm, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34652908
Ratio of boys to girls in school - Afghanistan vs Canada below
Life Expectancy - Afghanistan vs Canada below
Average income - Afghanistan vs Canada below
In the Company of Warlords - CBC
This clip from the CBC National documentary, shows the Afghan sport of Buzkashi.