Pakistan Civil Society

 

  • 204,924,861 (July 2017 est.)
    note: provisional results of Pakistan’s 2017 national census estimate the country’s total population to be 207,774,000
    country comparison to the world: 6
    noun: Pakistani(s)
    adjective: Pakistani
    Punjabi 44.7%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.4%, Sindhi 14.1%, Sariaki 8.4%, Muhajirs 7.6%, Balochi 3.6%, other 6.3%
    Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
    Muslim (official) 96.4% (Sunni 85-90%, Shia 10-15%), other (includes Christian and Hindu) 3.6% (2010 est.)
    0-14 years: 31.36% (male 33,005,623/female 31,265,463)
    15-24 years: 21.14% (male 22,337,897/female 20,980,455)
    25-54 years: 37.45% (male 39,846,417/female 36,907,683)
    55-64 years: 5.57% (male 5,739,817/female 5,669,495)
    65 years and over: 4.48% (male 4,261,917/female 4,910,094) (2017 est.)
    population pyramid:
    total dependency ratio: 65.3
    youth dependency ratio: 57.9
    elderly dependency ratio: 7.4
    potential support ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.)
    total: 23.8 years
    male: 23.7 years
    female: 23.8 years (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 168
    1.43% (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 80
    21.9 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 74
    6.3 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 150
    -1.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 144
    the Indus River and its tributaries attract most of the settlement, with Punjab province the most densely populated
    urban population: 36.7% of total population (2018)
    rate of urbanization: 2.53% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
    Karachi 15.4 million; Lahore 11.738 million; Faisalabad 3.311 million; Rawalpindi 2.156 million; Gujranwala 2.11 million; ISLAMABAD (capital) 1.061 million (2018)
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
    15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
    25-54 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
    55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
    total population: 1.06 male(s)/female (2017 est.)
    23.4 years
    note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2012/13 est.)
    178 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 53
    total: 52.1 deaths/1,000 live births
    male: 55.2 deaths/1,000 live births
    female: 48.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 25
    total population: 68.1 years
    male: 66.1 years
    female: 70.1 years (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 168
    2.62 children born/woman (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 75
    35.4% (2012/13)
    2.6% of GDP (2014)
    country comparison to the world: 187
    0.98 physicians/1,000 population (2015)
    0.6 beds/1,000 population (2014)
    improved:
    urban: 93.9% of population
    rural: 89.9% of population
    total: 91.4% of population
    unimproved:
    urban: 6.1% of population
    rural: 10.1% of population
    total: 8.6% of population (2015 est.)
    improved:
    urban: 83.1% of population
    rural: 51.1% of population
    total: 63.5% of population
    unimproved:
    urban: 16.9% of population
    rural: 48.9% of population
    total: 36.5% of population (2015 est.)
    0.1% (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 107
    150,000 (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 35
    6,200 (2017 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 29
    degree of risk: high
    food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
    vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria
    animal contact disease: rabies (2016)
    8.6% (2016)
    country comparison to the world: 150
    31.6% (2012)
    country comparison to the world: 11
    2.8% of GDP (2017)
    country comparison to the world: 164
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 57.9%
    male: 69.5%
    female: 45.8% (2015 est.)
    total: 8 years
    male: 9 years
    female: 7 years (2015)
    total: 6.6% ILO data cited at World Bank, accessed 7/25/18
    male: 5.7%
    female: 9.4% (2015 est.)
    country comparison to the world: 133
  • Source: CIA – The World Factbook