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Pakistani couples have babies because of social pressure, says Tariq Jameel

Population hit 207m mark in last census

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December 6, 2018

 

Sikhs to be counted separately in next census, rules top court

Option for Sikhism should be included in the form, said Justice Ijazul Ahsan

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October 25, 2018

 

Mustafa Kamal thinks the Sindh CM should have fought harder against the census results

“The Sindh CM should have taken up the case and should have fought for it,” said PSP chief Mustafa Kamal. “Instead, he became a partner in crime.”

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August 1, 2018

 

Never adopted discriminatory attitude towards Karachi: Ahsan Iqbal

KARACHI: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that the government had never adopted a discriminatory attitude towards Karachi.  Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal participated in the opening ceremony of the first Executive Passport Office in Karachi. He said that the government had never discriminated against the city. “Those who are intent on disrupting the law…

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December 12, 2017

 

Next general election to be held on basis latest census: CCI

ISLAMABAD: The 33rd meeting of the Council of Common Interests was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair. The Chief Ministers of all four provinces and other members of the Council attended the meeting. The meeting deliberated upon different issues including delimitation of constituencies and provisional results of Census-2017. Later…

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November 14, 2017

 

PML-N govt fails to convince Opposition over delimitation

ISLAMABAD: Deadlock continues to hover over the consultation regarding fresh delimitation in the light of latest census as National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq again called meeting of the parliamentary leaders at 11am tomorrow (Wednesday). Today’s meeting of parliamentary leaders in National Assembly came to a close without any progress over the issue of delimitation…

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November 7, 2017

 

Displaying political strength in Karachi, MQM-P demands fresh population census

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), while showing its political power in Karachi, rejected results of 2017 population census due to alleged discrepancies, and called for holding of fresh census, Samaa reported Sunday. The demand was made at a protest rally at Liaqatabad Number 10 where thousands of MQM supporters joined their leadership. Rejecting results…

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November 5, 2017

 

New delimitations possible after census-2017 results notification: ECP

ISLAMABAD: Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Babar Yaqoob on Tuesday said that the Commission will be able to start its work on new delimitation after notification of results of national census-2017. In a media briefing, he said that it will not be possible for the ECP to complete its work on review on new electoral…

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October 31, 2017

 

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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August 30, 2017

 

Pakistan census sparks political row over growth in major cities

Early results for Pakistan’s long-awaited census show explosive growth in its major cities, though the data sparked a political row Tuesday as it appeared to show the population of eastern Lahore had more than doubled. Pakistan had not held a census for nearly two decades due to years of bickering by politicians concerned it could…

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August 29, 2017

 

Karachiites are being treated as Red Indians in their own country: Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) – Pakistan chief Dr Farooq Sattar lashed out at the ‘injustice’ done to Karachi in the provisional results of the 6th countrywide housing and population census. According to him, Karachiites are being treated as Red Indians and third-class citizens in their own country. Sattar was addressing the media at Karachi…

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August 29, 2017

 

PSP leader Anees Advocate rejects census results

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party leader Anees Advocate rejected the provisional results of the 6th population census. He was addressing the media in Karachi on Tuesday. “Karachi is bigger than many countries,” he said. “The census exercise was bogus and the people of Karachi are being cheated. Is the Islamabad bureaucracy serving the country or sowing…

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August 29, 2017

 

Pakistan’s 10 most populous cities revealed

  ISLAMABAD: The population of the major cities of Pakistan has been released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, on Monday. As per the provisional results of the census, the population of Karachi stands at 14,910,352. It has registered an increase since 1998 where it last stood at 9,339,023. Lahore has registered an increase as…

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August 28, 2017

 

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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August 27, 2017

 

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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August 25, 2017

 

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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August 25, 2017

 

8 takeaways from the population census 2017 results

By Shahjahan Khurram ISLAMABAD: The provisional results for the 6th Population and Housing Census 2017 of Pakistan are out and here are some takeaways from the facts and figures.  1. Pakistan’s total population has grown by 57% since 1998 Ever since the last census was conducted (1998), Pakistan’s population has increased from 132,362,279 to 207,774,520,…

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August 25, 2017

 

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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August 25, 2017

 

COAS lauds troops for conducting census successfully

PANO AKIL: Chief Of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Pano Akil Garrison on Tuesday where he hailed the performance of Pakistan Army soldiers in conducting the population census and looking after other matters of internal security.  The army chief was briefed on operational preparedness and internal security matters. Interacting with officers and…

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July 4, 2017

 

6th population census concludes

ISLAMABAD: The sixth population census concluded successfully on Wednesday all across the country, covering 151 districts of all the four provinces, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). “Today was the last census day and this day was specially for counting of homeless people,” Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), official…

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May 24, 2017

 

Tension prevails at Chaman following Afghan cross border attack

CHAMAN: The situation at border remains tense for the third day following the killing of nine Pakistani civilians in a cross border attack carried out by Afghan forces, Samaa reported. According to details, trade activities remain suspended due to the closure of the border. Thousands of people were forced to leave their homes due to…

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May 7, 2017

 
 
 
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