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Cities in PAKISTAN



In April 2010, President Asif Ali Zardari announced measures to The population of Pakistan is 204,924,861 (2017). The population density is just over 257 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The natural population growth rate is 1.43%.(2017)
Birth rate per 1000 inhabitants is 21.9 (2017)
Mortality rate per 1000 inhabitants is 6.3 (2017)
Life expectancy is 68.1 years. (men 66.4 and women 70.1 years (2017)

Population composition:

The population consists of numerous ethnic groups. The most important are the Punjabi, Sindhi, Pathans, Baloch and Muhajir.


The main language is Urdu (national and official) and English (official). Other languages spoken include Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtu and Baloch.


The majority of the population is Muslim (96%), of which 80% is Sunni and 20% Shiite. There are also small minorities (Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Parsis and Ahmadis).


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