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Pakistan Census 2017 Results: Pakistan Population By Provinces and Top Cities

Written by Abdul Hadi
(Last Updated On: 15/08/2017)

Holding census or counting the population of the country is important because of many reasons. Analyzing census and doing demographic research assist the government in making the better decisions and planning of resources and economic activities.

According to some sources, the census data of Pakistan Population 2017 has been released. The population of Pakistan has crossed the figure of 210 million or 21 Crore.  If the population of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are also taken into account then this figure touch 22 Crore. According to the Census Data 2017, during 1998 and 2017, the population of Pakistan raised by 8 Crore that is a serious issue needs to be catered on urgent basis.

Pakistan Population By Provinces

Here is the current population of Pakistani Provinces after Census 2017:

  • Punjab – 11 Crore 10 Lacs
  • Sindh – 3 Crore 10 Lacs
  • KPK – 3 Crore 10 Lacs
  • Baluchistan – 1 Crore 15 Lacs

Pakistan Population By Top Cities

Here is the current population of Pakistani cities after Census 2017:

  • Karachi – 1 Crore 77 Lacs
  • Lahore – 1 Crore 20 Lacs
  • Rawalpindi – 56 Lacs
  • Peshawar – 40 Lacs
  • Islamabad – 21 Lacs
  • Quetta – 20 Lacs

Distribution of Districts in Phases

Here is the distribution of districts in Phases for Census 2017.

Province S# Phase-I (15 March to 13th April, 2017)S#Phase-II (25th Aptil to 24th May, 2017)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Total Districts : 25

1Peshawar1Bannu
2Mardan2Kohat
3Swabi3Karak
4Charsadda4Tank
5Nowshera5Malakand
6Lakki Marwat6Upper Dir
7Dera Ismail Khan7Lower Dir
8Hangu8Chitral
9Abbottabad9Swat
10Haripur10Kohistan
11Mansehra11Bunner / Daggar
12Batagram12Shangla
13Torghar
FATA

Total Agencies : 7

1Orakzai Agency1Mohmand Agnecy
2Khyber Agency
3Kurram Agency
4Bajaur Agency
5South Waziristan Agency
6North Waziristan Agency
Punjab 

Total Districts : 36

1Jhang1Mianwali
2Chiniot2Bhakkar
3Faisalabad3Khushab
4Toba Tek Singh4Sargodha
5Dera Ghazi Khan5Chakwal
6Rajanpur6Jhelum
7Layyah7Sahiwal
8Muzaffargarh8Okara
9Lahore9Khanewal
10Hafizabad10Multan
11Narowal11Sheikhupura
12Sialkot12Nankana Shaib
13Vehari13Kasur
14Bahawalpur14Gujranwala
15Pakpattan15Mandi Bahauddin
16Attock

 

16Gujrat
17Bahawalnagar
18Rahim Yar Khan
19Lodhran
20Rawalpindi
Sindh 

Total Districts : 29

1Karachi West1Larkana
2Karachi South2Jacobabad
3Karachi East3Badin
4Korangi4Dadu
5Karachi Central5Kashmore
6Malir

 

6Thatta
7Hyderabad7Sujawal
8Ghotki8Mirpur Khas
9Umerkot
10Sanghar
11Tharparkar
12Sukkur
13Jamshoro
14Shikarpur
15Tnado Allah Yar
16Tnado Muhammad Khan
17Shahdadkot
18Khairpur
19Naushahro Feroze
20Matiari
21Shaheed Benazirabad
Balochistan 

Total Districts : 32

1Awaran1Sohbat Pur
2Quetta2Gawadar
3Lasbela3Loralai
4Dera Bugti4Qila Saifullah
5Kohlu5Kachhi (Bolan)
6Musa Khel6Sibi
7Washuk7Harnai
8Kharan8Barkhan
9Kalat9Sherani
10Jaffarbad10Mastung
11Nasirabad11Qila Abdullah
12Pishin12Chagahi
13Noshki13Panjgur
14Lehri14Zhob
15

 

Turbat (Census is likely to spread over both the phases)15

 

Ziarat
16Khuszdar
17Jhal Magsi
Islamabad Capital Territory

Total District : 1

1Islamabad
AJ&K

Total Districts : 10

1Muzaffarabad1Neelum
2Bagh2Hattian Bala
3Sudhnoti3Haveli
4Kotli4Poonch
5Bhimber5Mirpur
Gilgit-Baltistan

Total Districts : 10

1Gilgit1Hunza
2Baltistan2Shigar
3Ghanche3Kharmang
4Nagar4Astore
5Ghizer5Diamer

The last census in the country was held in 1998, and now it was held after nineteen years. It was the sixth census whose detailed results will be soon published by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics Census Department.

About the author

Abdul Hadi

Author is a C.A and professional blogger who has been writing since ten years. He specializes on various topics including Business, Technology, News, and local reviews. Abdul graduated from Skans School of accountancy in 2014. He like to produce useful guides for local readers. He also writes for different newspapers and blogs. You can reach him on Facebook

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