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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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August 25, 2017


Shocking statistics after population census in Pakistan

Some surprising facts and figures have surfaced after recent census in Karachi, revealing that population in the metropolis has crossed at least 177 countries. Watch this report…

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May 26, 2017


Sixth census to be completed today

ISLAMABAD: Sixth Housing and Population Census would stand completed with enumeration of homeless people today. However, the retrieval process of filled-in documents would continue till 24th of next month. Summary census data is expected to be available in July this year. Census has been carried out in two phases. In the first phase, from 15th…

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May 25, 2017


Final phase of 6th housing, population census begins

ISLAMABAD: The second and final phase of sixth national housing and population census is underway in the country. In this phase census will be conducted in eighty-seven districts including twenty-one each in Punjab and Sindh, twelve in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, six Agencies of FATA, seventeen in Balochistan and five each in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The…

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April 25, 2017


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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March 31, 2017


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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March 29, 2017


200,000 troops to take part in population and housing census: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Friday approved a plan to support conduct of 6th Population and Housing Census. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), up to 200,000 troops will take part in the process while continuing other security responsibilities. #COAS approves plan to support conduct of 6th Population &…

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January 27, 2017


Population census to be held from March

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics Monday announced to hold population census from March this year. Briefing media in Islamabad, Chief Statistician of the Bureau, Asif Bajwa said the census will be conducted in two phases simultaneously in all the four provinces. Asif Bajwa said services of forty-five thousand security personnel will be sought for this…

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January 2, 2017


SC takes govt to task over delay in population census

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court voiced displeasure over delay in census and directed the government to submit time frame for fresh population census in the country. A division bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the suo motu notice case against delay in holding population census. During the proceedings, Attorney General…

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November 18, 2016


Dar directs PBS to conduct credible population census

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar Saturday directed the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) authorities that utmost care should be taken to complete process of population and house census in a transparent manner. Such data can then form the basis for future planning, he said this while chairing 9th meeting of the Governing Council…

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January 2, 2016


6th population census to begin from March 28

ISLAMABAD: The process for conducting the 6th population census would start from March 28 next year across the country and to be completed in 19 days. The whole exercise would take 19 days. “The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) is undergoing preparatory process and it is hoped that the process would be completed smoothly”, Habibullah…

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November 2, 2015