Demography Of Pakistan


Pakistan’s estimated population in 2017 is 207,774,520 according to the 2017 Census of Pakistan.  Pakistan is the world’s fifth-most-populous country. During 1950–2012, Pakistan’s urban population expanded over sevenfold, while the total population increased by over fourfold. In the past, the country’s population had a relatively high growth rate that has been changed by moderate birth rates. Between 1998–2017, the average population growth rate stood at 2.40%.

Dramatic social changes have led to rapid urbanization and the emergence of megacities. During 1990–2003, Pakistan sustained its historical lead as the second-most urbanized nation in South Asia with city dwellers making up 36% of its population. Furthermore, 50% of Pakistanis now reside in towns of 5,000 people or more.

Pakistan has a multicultural and multi-ethnic society and hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world as well as a young population.

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Urban population has gone up from 28.3% to:

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Sindh is the most urbanized province, where ______ of the population is living in urban areas.

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The urban population growth rate is 3.45%, whereas the rural population growth rate is:

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FATA population increased from 2.1 m in 1981 to ______ in 1998.

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The Balochistan population has also a nominal fall from 5.1% to:

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According to 1998 Census, the biggest city is Karachi with a total population of ______.

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The population of Punjab has risen from 47.2 in 1981 to ______ in 1998.

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According to 1998 Census every third person now lives in a:

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The NWFP growth rate has declined from 3.32% to:

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According to the 1998 Census, the urban population in Balochistan has increased from 15.6% in 1981 to ______.

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The overall urban population at the national level has increased from 28.3% in 1981 to ______ in 1998.

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According to 1998 Census, the second biggest city is Lahore with a total population of:

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According to 1998 Census there is a decline in the rate of population growth in all areas except:

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In 1981, Pakistan was the worlds ninth most populous country and in 1998 ______.

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The sex ratio is slightly higher in urban areas because of:

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According to 1998 Census the total population increased over the last census held in 1981 by:

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The 1998 Census showed a greater trend towards:

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The overall sex-ratio is ______ which was 110.6% in 1981.

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The 1998 Census showed the average growth rate of ______ as against 3.06% during 1972-81.

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The population of NWFP has gone up from 11 m in 1981 to ______ in 1998.

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