Mandi Bahauddin Tando Allahyar Even though it is just the 36th largest country by area,Pakistan has the 7th highest population in the world and is on track to surpass the million population milestone. As one of the most populous countries in the world, Pakistan is also home to some of the world's megacities. Its most populous city, Karachiis not only the largest in Pakistan but is also the 7th most populous city in the world, boasting a population that exceeds 11 millon people.
Pakistan Population , The country of Pakistan has a history that dates back to almost 2, years B. It is considered to be one of the most highly advanced and highly developed civilizations of those ancient times.
Finally becoming a sovereign state and eventually recognized as an official mark on the map of the world on August 14,this country is known for having deep roots in the Islamic religion.
Last collected in the yearthe population, at that point, stood at a reported , This number came from a report that was published by the World Bank in Back inthe estimated population was around Over the next ten years, the estimated population grew by about 34 million people.
Today, the estimated Pakistan population is approximately Since the yearwhen the country became a sovereign state, the population of Pakistan has increased significantly, particularly because more and more people felt comfortable moving their families and businesses to the area.
Compared to the other countries in the region, the growth rate of Pakistan is about 2.
It is predicted that in about 35 years, if this growth continues, the population of Pakistan will eventually become double of what it was back in The reason for this slow population increase may be that the country spent a lot of time and effort to slow down the population growth.
As a result of these efforts, it is a lot poorer than what is was a long time ago. If it did not make any effort to slow down its population increase, then there would actually be But on the other end, they would also be a lot richer as a country.
In other words, Pakistan, had it not slowed down its population increase, would actually be 52 percent richer than it is right now. Obviously, history cannot be changed, so the efforts have been switched to educating its population instead.
Life Expectancy In the yearthe life expectancy of a Pakistani citizen was only at As of the yearthe life expectancy has jumped up to 63 years of age.
If Pakistan’s population growth rate from was predicted to be 2% per year, then the country’s current population should have been million, instead of million. Overpopulation has come as one of the biggest problems of our country and the government tends to pay no heed to it. Demographics of Pakistan As of 1 January , the population of Pakistan was estimated to be ,, people. This is an increase of % (4,, people) compared to population of ,, the year before. Weekly SPI for the week ended on is with % change over previous week.. Read more.
The improvement was a direct result of improved medical facilities and better educated health professionals available in the country. The downside, unfortunately, is that doctors and nurses are still in short number for the citizens that need them.
There is only 1 nurse for every 3, people in the country. If the country is looking to improve health among its citizens and continue to grow their life expectancy rate, then the number of available doctors and nurses needs to continue to grow.
The life expectancies of males and females are generally the same in Pakistan. As ofmen were expected to live around These numbers are according to the National Institute of Population Studies. Demographics There have been very drastic and dramatic social changes in Pakistan.
These vital changes have ushered in a new era of urbanization and the creation of a couple of megacities within the country. As ofthe country became one of the most urbanized cities in all of South Asiamainly because city dwellers made up about 36 percent of its entire population at that point.
About 50 percent of Pakistani citizens live in a place where at least 5, other citizens reside as well. Most Pakistani people come from the ancestral group known as the Indo-Iranians. The largest ethnic group in Pakistan consists of those of Punjabi ethnicity, while Pashtuns and Sindhis are the second and third largest ethnic groups in the country, respectively.
There is a special mixed ethnic group between the Punjabi ethnicity and the Sindhi ethnicity, and this group makes up about 10 percent of the entire Pakistani population.
When we consider the foreigners who live in Pakistan, a majority of them come from Afghanistan. The most popular language in Pakistan is Punjabi, a language in which 88 percent of the population speaks. Second is the language Saraiki, which is spoken by 10 percent of the population; and coming in third is the language Pashto, spoken by 15 percent of the population.
English is widely spoken throughout the government of Pakistan, mainly because it is actually the official language of the government of the country.
Many government officials, civil servants, and members of the military speak English in their daily conversations and meetings.
Components of Population Change One birth every 6 seconds One death every 22 seconds One net migrant every 2 minutes Net gain of one person every 8 seconds.The country of Pakistan has a history that dates back to almost 2, years B.C.
It is considered to be one of the most highly advanced and highly developed civilizations of those ancient times. Finally becoming a sovereign state (and eventually recognized as an official mark on the map of the world) on August 14, , this country is known for having deep roots in the Islamic religion.
WOA! World Population Awareness is a non-profit web publication seeking to inform people about overpopulation, unsustainability, and overconsumption; the impacts, including depletion of natural resources, water, oil, soil, fertilizers, species loss, malnutrition, poverty, displacement of people, conflict; and what can be done about it: women's advancement, education, reproductive health care.
Weekly SPI for the week ended on is with % change over previous week.. Read more. Pakistan hosts more than million registered Afghans who have been forced to flee their homes. In , UNHCR's work in Pakistan includes working with the authorities to give refugees access to health and education services, strengthening social cohesion between refugees and their host communities and helping refugees who decide voluntarily to return home.
Most people in Pakistan fail to comprehend that over population is the root cause of so many problems in Pakistan which includes youth unemployment, pollution,crammed spaces and traffic jams.
Pakistan. has 8 cities with more than a million people, 59 cities with between , and 1 million people, and cities with between 10, and , people..
The largest city in Pakistan is Karachi, with a population of 11,, people.