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Table 1.1: Population Characteristics

   

Figure 1.1: Population Pyramid of Pakistan, 1998

Population*

145.5 Million

World Ranking** 6

Growth Rate

2.1%

Population Density

166 persons/ Sq. Km.

Urban Population

32.52%

Broad Age-Groups

 

   < 15 years

43.4%

   15-64 years

53.09%

   > 65

3.5%

Population Doubling Time

33 years

Sex Ratio (Male : Female)

108.5 : 100

*Based on 2002 estimations, NIPS, Islamabad

**Population Reference Bureau

Census Report of Pakistan 1998, Pakistan Census Organization, GoP

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Table 1.2: Selected Demographic Indicators of Pakistan

 

Year

Total

Urban

Rural

Figure 1.2: Singulate Mean Age at Marriage by Sex, (1951-2000), Pakistan
Crude Birth Rate

                       

1999 30.2 27.8 32.2

2000 29.1 25.8 31.2
Crude Death Rate 1999 8.3 7.1 9.2
2000 7.8 6.7 8.8

Dependency Ratio

1999 

88.4

 

 

2000

86.3

   
 

 

 

Male

Female

Singulate Mean Age at Marriage

1999   26.3 22.1

2000

 

26.3

22.1
Total Fertility Rate 1999 4.5    
2000 4.3    

Pakistan Demographic Survey 1999 & 2000, Federal Bureau of Statistics, Statistics Division, GoP

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Table 1.3: Area, Population by Sex, Sex Ratio, Population Density, Urban Proportion, Household Size and Annual Growth Rate, 1998, Pakistan

 

Pakistan

NWFP

FATA

Punjab

Sindh

Balochistan

Islamabad

Area (SQ. KM.)

796,096

74,521

27,220

205,345

140,914

347,190

906

Both Sexes   

132,352,279

17,743,645

3,176,331

73,621,290

30,439,893

6,565,885

805,235

  Male

68,873,686

9,088,936

1,652,047

38,094,367

16,097,591

3,506,506

434,239

  Female

63,478,593

8,654,709

1,524,284

35,526,923

14,342,302

3,059,379

370,996

Sex Ratio

108.5

105.0

108.4

107.2

112.2

114.6

117.0

Population Density (SQ. KM.)

166.3

238.1

116.7

358.5

216.0

18.9

888.8

Urban Proportion

32.5

16.9

2.7

31.3

48.8

23.9

65.7

Average Household Size

6.8

8.0

9.3

6.9

6.0

6.7

6.2

Population 1981

84,253,644

11,061,328

2,198,547

47,292,441

19,028,666

4,332,376

340,286

1981-1998 Average Annual Growth Rate

2.69

2.82

2.19

2.64

2.80

2.47

5.19

Census Report of Pakistan 1998, Pakistan Census Organization, GoP

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Figure 1.3: Population of Pakistan (1901-2002) from Census

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Table 1.4: Percentage Population by Religion, Mother Tongue, and Disability 1998, Pakistan

 

Muslim

Christian

Hindu (Jati)

Qadiani

Scheduled Cast

Others

 

All Areas

96.16

1.69

1.40

0.35

0.33

0.06

  Rural   

96.49

1.10

1.80

0.18

0.34

0.08

  Urban

95.51

2.82

1.22

0.34

0.06

0.04

 

Urdu

Punjabi

Sindhi

Pushto

Balochi

Saraiki

Others

All Areas

7.57

44.15

14.10

15.42

3.57

10.53

4.66

  Rural   

1.48

42.51

16.46

18.06

3.99

12.97

4.53

  Urban

20.22

47.56

9.20

9.94

2.69

5.46

4.93

 

All

Blind

Deaf & Mute

Crippled

Insane

Mentally Retarded

Having More than one Disability

Both Sexes (Urban)

2.59

8.32

7.24

15.81

7.82

8.15

8.22

  Male

2.88

7.93

7.02

16.83

7.18

7.50

7.25

  Female

2.26

8.88

7.56

14.34

7.44

9.62

9.60

Both Sexes (Rural)

2.52

7.92

7.53

20.52

5.94

7.32

8.23

  Male

2.83

7.44

7.40

21.40

5.72

6.78

7.37

  Female

2.19

8.59

7.71

19.30

6.23

8.07

9.41

Census Report of Pakistan 1998, Pakistan Census Organization, GoP

*State of World Refugees and UNHCR Global Report 2002, UNHCR

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Figure 1.4: Estimated Number of Refugees in Pakistan, 1980 to Current*

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Table 1.5: Percentage Population (15 Years & Above) by Sex, Age Group, Marital Status, and Rural/Urban, 1998, Pakistan

 

Pakistan

Rural

Urban

Both Sexes

Never Married

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Never Married

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Never Married

Married

Widowed

Divorced

15 & Above

31.2

63

5.4

0.3

28.5

65.6

5.6

0.4

36.3

58.4

5

0.3

15 -- 19

86.5

13.1

0.3

0.1

83.5

16.1

0.3

0.1

91.8

7.9

0.3

0.1

20 -- 24

54.4

44.9

0.5

0.2

48.2

51

0.5

0.2

65.3

34.2

0.4

0.2

25 -- 29

26.9

71.9

0.9

0.3

22.5

76.2

1

0.4

34.7

64.3

0.7

0.3

30 -- 34

12.3

85.8

1.5

0.4

10.7

87.3

1.6

0.5

15

83.3

1.3

0.4

35 -- 39

6.4

90.7

2.4

0.5

5.8

91.2

2.5

0.5

7.3

90

2.2

0.5

40 -- 44

4.5

90.9

4.1

0.5

4.3

91.1

4.1

0.5

4.9

90.7

4

0.5

45 -- 49

3.2

89.9

6.4

0.5

3.1

90.2

6.2

0.5

3.5

89.4

6.7

0.4

50 -- 54

3.6

85.3

10.7

0.5

3.4

85.8

10.2

0.5

3.8

84.2

11.6

0.4

55 -- 59

3

82.3

14.2

0.4

2.9

83.4

13.3

0.5

3.2

80.3

16.1

0.4

60 -- 64

4.1

73.8

21.6

0.5

3.9

75

20.6

0.5

4.6

71

23.9

0.4

65 -- 69

3.6

70

26

0.4

3.4

71.7

24.5

0.5

4

66.3

29.3

0.4

70 -- 74

5.2

59.8

34.5

0.5

4.8

61.3

33.4

0.5

6.4

55.9

37.3

0.4

75 & Above

7.3

48.6

43.6

0.5

6.7

50

42.9

0.5

9

44.8

45.7

0.5

MALE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 & Above

36.8

59.8

3.2

0.2

34.2

62.1

3.5

0.2

41.3

55.8

2.7

0.2

15 -- 19

93.7

6

0.3

0

92.1

7.6

0.3

0

96.5

3.3

0.2

0

20 -- 24

70.1

29.4

0.4

0.1

64.3

35.1

0.5

0.1

79.5

20.1

0.3

0.1

25 -- 29

38.4

60.7

0.7

0.2

32.9

66

0.8

0.2

47.3

52

0.5

0.2

30 -- 34

16.9

81.7

1.1

0.3

14.9

83.6

1.3

0.3

20.2

78.8

0.8

0.2

35 -- 39

8.3

89.9

1.5

0.3

7.7

90.3

1.7

0.3

9.3

89.2

1.2

0.3

40 -- 44

5.5

92

2.2

0.3

5.4

91.9

2.5

0.3

5.8

92.1

1.8

0.3

45 -- 49

3.9

92.5

3.3

0.3

3.9

92.3

3.5

0.3

4.1

92.8

2.9

0.3

50 -- 54

4

90.4

5.3

0.3

3.9

90.3

5.5

0.3

4.3

90.5

4.9

0.3

55 -- 59

3.2

89.1

7.4

0.3

3.2

89.1

7.4

0.3

3.4

89

7.3

0.3

60 -- 64

4

84.8

10.8

0.3

3.8

85.3

10.6

0.3

4.5

83.8

11.3

0.3

65 -- 69

3.3

82

14.4

0.3

3.2

82.6

13.9

0.3

3.6

80.5

15.6

0.3

70 -- 74

4.5

76

19.2

0.3

4.1

77.2

18.4

0.3

5.6

72.8

21.3

0.3

75 & Above

6.5

65

28.2

0.3

5.9

66.4

27.4

0.3

8.3

60.9

30.4

0.4

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 & Above

25.2

66.5

7.8

0.5

22.5

69.2

7.8

0.5

30.4

61.4

7.8

0.4

15 -- 19

78.9

20.7

0.3

0.1

74.5

25

0.4

0.1

86.7

12.9

0.3

0.1

20 -- 24

38.6

60.5

0.5

0.3

32.9

66.1

0.6

0.4

49.4

49.8

0.5

0.3

25 -- 29

14.8

83.7

1

0.5

12.2

86.2

1.1

0.5

19.8

78.7

1

0.5

30 -- 34

7.1

90.3

1.9

0.6

6.2

91.2

1.9

0.7

8.8

88.8

1.8

0.6

35 -- 39

4.3

91.6

3.4

0.7

3.9

92

3.3

0.8

4.9

90.9

3.5

0.7

40 -- 44

3.4

89.9

6

0.7

3.3

90.3

5.8

0.7

3.7

89.1

6.5

0.7

45 -- 49

2.5

87.2

9.7

0.7

2.3

88.1

8.9

0.7

2.7

85.4

11.3

0.6

50 -- 54

3

79.6

16.7

0.7

2.9

80.9

15.5

0.7

3.2

76.8

19.4

0.6

55 -- 59

2.7

74.4

22.2

0.6

2.6

76.7

20

0.6

3.1

69.4

27

0.6

60 -- 64

4.2

60.9

34.2

0.6

4

63.1

32.2

0.6

4.7

56

38.7

0.6

65 -- 69

3.9

55.6

39.9

0.6

3.7

58.6

37.1

0.6

4.5

48.7

46.4

0.5

70 -- 74

6.1

39.9

53.4

0.6

5.7

41.8

51.9

0.6

7.3

34.9

57.2

0.6

75 & Above

8.2

29.2

61.9

0.6

7.6

30.5

61.3

0.6

9.8

25.6

63.9

0.7

Census Report of Pakistan 1998, Pakistan Census Organization, GoP

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Table 1.6: Population of Pakistan's Major Cities & Urbanization Rate, 1998, Pakistan

City*

Population

% of Total Urban Population

Figure 1.5: Urbanization Rate in Pakistan (1951-1998) from Censuses

Karachi

9,339,023

21.7

Lahore

5,443,495

12.7

Faisalabad

2,008,861

4.7

Rawalpindi

1,409,768

3.3

Multan

1,197,384

2.8

Hyderabad

1,166,894

2.7

Gujranwala

1,132,509

2.6

Peshawar

982,816

2.3

Quetta

759,941

1.8

Islamabad

529,180

1.2

Sargodha

458,440

1.1

Sialkot

421,502

1

*Population living at Metropolitan and Cantonment areas are included

Census Report of Pakistan 1998, Pakistan Census Organization, GoP

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Figure 1.6: Percentage Distribution of Number of Rooms per Household by Residence in Pakistan, 1998

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