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Karachiites lash out against census results on social media

NEWS DESK: Provisional summary results of the 6th Population and Housing Census 2017 were presented in a meeting of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Friday. According to the results as reported by local media, Karachi’s population is barely 0.3 million more than Lahore. While Karachi sprawls over an area of 3,527 square-kilometres, Lahore…

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New census puts number of transgenders in Pakistan at 10,418

ISLAMABAD: As per the 6th Population and Housing Census of Pakistan 2017, there are 10,418 transgenders in the country.  This puts the percentage of transgenders in relation to the total population of the country, which stands at 207,774,520, at 0.24%. One look at the results states that there are more transgenders residing in the country’s urban…

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