Pakistan’s population has reached 241.49 million, revealed the latest digital census. Pakistan’s 2023 digital census outcomes have been officially disclosed, offering an in-depth look at the nation’s changing demographic scene.
The data, released via an official notification, unveils a staggering population of 241.49 million, portraying the complex and lively nature of Pakistan’s society.
The nation has witnessed an annual growth rate of 2.55%, highlighting the dynamic nature of its populace. The census provides a detailed breakdown of each province’s population, giving insight into Pakistan’s diverse composition.
Punjab has emerged as the most populous province with 127.68 million residents. Its growth rate of 2.53% showcases its sustained significance.
Sindh, contributing 55.69 million individuals, boasts a growth rate of 2.57%, underscoring its transformational role.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has a population of 40.85 million and a growth rate of 2.38%, solidifying its place in shaping Pakistan’s identity.
Balochistan’s population stands at 14.89 million with a growth rate of 3.20%, reflecting resilience and potential.
Karachi, a hub of activity, hosts over 23.8 million residents. Its annual growth of 4.10% reinforces its reputation for continuous growth.
Lahore, steeped in history, exceeds 2.27 million with a yearly expansion rate of 2.72%, reflecting its enduring allure.
Quetta’s population reaches 4.26 million, indicating ongoing expansion and progress. Rawalpindi’s population surpasses 1.14 million, highlighting its role as a growth center.
Islamabad’s population is 2.36 million, reaffirming its position as the nation’s heart. The 2023 digital census reveals Pakistan’s dynamic demographic landscape, emphasizing its ever-evolving and diverse population.
The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) carried out the digital census from March 1 to May 22, 2023, followed by post-collection survey activities held between July 8 and 19 of the same year.
The census process involved the contribution of 121,000 personnel from provincial governments for its execution. Additionally, the armed forces and various law enforcement agencies were responsible for safeguarding the security of the data collection personnel.