Pakistan's population reaches 194.9 million

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Islamabad - According to the figures of last Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey quoted in Annual Plan 2016-17, this figure included 86.3 million urban and 108.5 million rural population.



By APP

Published: Mon 5 Sep 2016, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Mon 5 Sep 2016, 2:00 AM

Country's population touched the figure of 194.9 million till middle of the current year which included 100.4 million males and 94.4 million females.
According to the figures of last Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey quoted in Annual Plan 2016-17, this figure included 86.3 million urban and 108.5 million rural population.
The urban population has 44.5 million males and 41.8 females population whereas rural population included 55.9 million males and 52.6 million females.
The total fertility rate (TFR) was registered at 3.8 while the crude birth rate for per thousand children is 24.8.
The figures further revealed that crude death rate for per thousand remained 6. The current population growth rate is 1.9 percent while the contraceptive prevalence rate in the country is 35 percent.
The life expectancy is 69.6 year with 70 years for women and 69.3 for men. 
 


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