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Meeting on delimitation issue today

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq has convened a meeting of the parliamentary leaders at the Parliament House in Islamabad today to discuss delimitation of constituencies of the National Assembly. In their previous meeting, the parliamentary leaders discussed different suggestions to reach an understanding on the bill for new delimitation of constituencies after the census…

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Upcoming elections unlikely on basis of 1998 census: NA speaker

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary leaders at a meeting on Wednesday sought clarification from the government whether or not it wants to take the matter of delimitation of constituencies to the Council of Common Interests (CCI). The meeting was chaired by Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq at the parliament house in Islamabad on Wednesday. It was…

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Parliamentary leaders to meet today to discuss delimitation

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary leaders in the National Assembly will meet again today in an effort to arrive at consensus on the issue of delimitation of constituencies. Earlier, they held a consultative meeting in Islamabad under the chairmanship of Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and reviewed the constitutional amendment in detail and presented their proposals. However,…

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Karachi’s population could have been shown less for political reasons: Arif Hasan

KARACHI: Renowned Town Planner and architect Arif Hasan said on Wednesday that Karachi’s population could have been shown to be less deliberately in order to benefit the status quo. Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Arif Hasan said that it was not possible that Karachi’s population stood at 15 million. “If you increase the population of…

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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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Video: A look into rapid growth of Pakistan population

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics has brought to the fore the census results that show the population is fast on the upward spiral. According to the recent census results, population of Pakistan exceeded 207.7 million. Know more in this video report.

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PPP questions census results as unbelievable

Making strong pitch against the census results, PPP leader Saeed Ghani said such results have been presented in the present census that cannot be believed. Talking to Samaa, the PPP leader said, “Given the fact that most urbanization took place in Punjab, how is it possible that 52 percent of Sindh population shifted to cities.”…

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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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Population census 2017: Men outnumber women in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The provisional results of the 6th Population and Housing Census 2017 point out to the fact that men in Pakistan are in larger quantity than women.  According to the press release of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the number of men in the country stand at 106,449,322 while the number of women are 101,314,780….

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Provisional census results put Pakistan’s population at 207.774 million

ISLAMABAD: The provisional results of the 6th Population and Housing Census were presented on Friday and as per the findings, Pakistan’s populations stands at 207.774 million. According to the press release of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, as many as 32 million households were included in the census throughout Pakistan. Out of the total lot,…

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Three men, 96 children: Pakistan’s population booms

BANNU: Three men who have fathered nearly 100 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan’s skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years. But in a country where experts warn the surging populace is gouging into hard-won economic gains and social services, the three patriarchs are unconcerned. Allah,…

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US ambassador condemns attack on census team

US ambassador to Pakistan David Hale Thursday condemned yesterday’s terrorist attack on census team in Lahore that left six people including four security men dead and 15 others wounded. “The attack is a deliberate attempt to weaken democracy in Pakistan,” the envoy said wile addressing Leaders in Islamabad today. Watch what else he said.

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Lahore blast: Army Chief says census to be completed at any cost

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday said that the soldiers and civil enumerators who embraced martyrdom today in Lahore in suicide attack were on Census duty.   According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), he said conduct of Census is a national obligation. The Army Chief also…

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Census 2017: 2nd block of phase-I begins today

ISLAMABAD: The population and household count in the second block of the phase one under the 6th population and housing census in sixty-three districts across the country will start today. Briefing media in Islamabad, the Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa said the house listing operation in the second block of phase one will start today…

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2nd block of census first phase-i to begin from Friday

ISLAMABAD: The second block under first phase of the 6th population and household census will begin from Friday and conclude on April 13.     During this stage 6445 blocks of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 125 of FATA, 20188 of Punjab, 9081 of Sindh, 2814 of Balochistan, 1222 of AJK and 360 of Gilgit Baltistan will be covered….

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Census 2017: Last day of house-listing today

The first phase of national housing and population census, that begun on Wednesday, is underway in 63 districts of Pakistan. The census commenced with the house-listing operation that will continue till March 18. It will be followed by population counting. Watch this report…

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First phase of census continues countrywide

ISLAMABAD: The first phase of national housing and population census continued on Thursday across the country. This phase will continue till April 15th. During the first phase, census process will be completed in 63 districts of the country including 16 in Punjab, eight in Sindh, 13 in KP and Orakzai Agency of FATA, 15 districts…

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Census to begin in Pakistan today

A sixth census is going to start after nineteen years years in the country today. Sindh’s eight cities including Karachi, Punjab’s 16th districts, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are included in the first phase of census. Watch this report

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