Pakistan’s Population Reaches 207.7 Million: Census Results

Pakistan’s population has reached 207.7 million, said Pakistan Bureau of Statistics in a census summary published moments ago.

According to census results, the total population of Pakistan remained 207,774,520 till the end of June 2017.

Punjab lead the charts with over 110 million population while Sindh had some 47 million residents; KPK had 30 million while Balochistan had 12 million residents.

Interestingly, Islamabad houses 2 million individuals.

PBS said that this data is shared as provisional summary and complete details of the census will be shared with public at a later stage.

The Provisional summary results show an overall increase in population by 57% over the year 1998, while the population increased by 146.6 % since Census-1981.

There is a decline in the population growth rate at national level and in Punjab and Sindh Provinces, while an increase has been observed in the Provinces of KP, Balochistan and FATA.

The trends of urbanization in Pakistan as per the provisional results of the Census are given below:

Not to mention, Pakistan’s population was mere 84 million in 1981, which grew to 132 million in 1998 to ultimately reach 207.7 million in 2017.

Also to note that urban share of population grew from 28.30% in 1981 to 36.38% in 2017.

As per the Provisional results, the urban population shows a growing trend with 36.38 % of the population living in urban areas.

The comparative position of Provinces and Areas shows similar trend in urban population with a slightly higher increase in the Punjab.

On the other hand a significant decrease has been observed in the percentage of urban population in ICT which gone down from 65.72% to 50.58%, indicating that growth occurred in the rural areas of Islamabad. Amongst the provinces, Sindh is the most urbanized province, where 52.02% population lives in urban areas.

 


  • Looking at the population size, there are immense business opportunities.
    Look at all the clothes these 207 Million people will need,food, transportation, healthcare, deaths/funerals, the list goes on.
    Guess, people should know, Pakistan is a force to reckon with.

    • A mass market of illiterate poverty isn’t much of a force. But I’m sure the government will find a way to extract WHT from every starving family in the country.

      • Yes man.
        We need business minded people in our country, who can explore all opportunities in right directions.

    • Nature has a way of fixing overly large populations. It’s very ruthless. People will fight amongst themselves for a greater share of the ever shrinking pie. It’s already happening and will only accelerate in future.

        • Hanumaan Ji listen! I am a son of human, my forefathers were human. I am a special creation and I am proud of that.

              • Living with girlfriend is normal practice but marrying your cousin is not? Is this the teaching of your Gaumatah worshipping religion?

                • This is how it goes in the civilised world….while you keep your women in Burkhas

                  I have no religious conscience however i feel worshipping a Gaumata is still better than worshipping a rapist paygaambar

                  You’re frustruated cos you dont get to enjoy such rights and freedom….marrying and reprofucing with your own siblings make you spastic…thatswhy Muslims have ZERO nobel prizes in science (just one though) and ZERO modern day inventions

                  Btw why did you upvote yourself?

                  • We don’t need your “Nobel prizes” and cousins are not your siblings. Better build toilets in houses of your far away villages. Then come back and speak.

                    • Our every home even in villages got toilets.

                      What are you doing on propakistani then? Get back to your slum.

                      This eid i am gonna have gaumatah kabab, nihari, biryani, koftey and more.

    • We don’t know the city population results yet. These are provisional results. Final results will only be announced next year.

  • Benediction of Allah Swt Islamic Republic of Pakistan is prospered in populations, but we can do better in our Great Country is still half empty! we have great resources we are a giant agricultural land full of intelligence the fourth most intelligent peoples of this planet we can progress, the Criminal Political foreign influenced families like Nawaz Shairf & Asif Zardari, we must eliminate from our political landscape and do provide best Justice the world is ours Masha’Allah, Long Live Islamic Civilisation Long Live IR Pakistan Zindabaad


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