Demographics of pakistan

Pakistan population 2019 in crores

Other Languages Numerous other languages are spoken by relatively small numbers of people, especially in some of the more remote and isolated places in, for example, the Northern Areas of Pakistan. Punjabi is very old language and it was known as Sanskrit in Vedic-period ca B. Persian Dari is also the native tongue of many Afghan refugees currently residing in Pakistan. Siraiki itself is Sindhi word and means northern. Main article: Ethnic groups in Pakistan Pakistan's diversity is more visible along cultural differences and less along linguistic, religious or genetic lines. As of , men were expected to live around According to historians, the social fabric of Sindh comprises elements of Arabic society. The Muslims are divided into different sects which are called Madhab i. Hindkowans and the Brahui , and the various peoples of the Gilgit—Baltistan , constitute roughly 4. The Pakhtun and Baloch represent two of the major populations that are linguistically Iranian , while the majority Punjabis, Hindkowans, Sindhis and Saraikis are the major linguistically Indo-Aryan groups. Pakistan Demographics There have been very drastic and dramatic social changes in Pakistan. If added to the census, Afghan refugees would boost the percentage of the Pukhtuns and "others" categories. Iranian family of languages Pashto and Balochi are classified as members of the Iranian family of languages.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. Today, the estimated Pakistan population is approximately Read More Definitions According to historians, the social fabric of Sindh comprises elements of Arabic society.

Demographics of pakistan

The Pakhtun and Baloch represent two of the major populations that are linguistically Iranianwhile the majority Punjabis, Hindkowans, Sindhis and Saraikis are the major linguistically Indo-Aryan groups. East of this island and west of the port sits a large expanse of water and mangroves.

Pakistan population 2019

The remaining groups that comprise large percentages include the Muhajirs at 7. The Pukhtuns are the second-largest group at roughly It is predicted that in about 35 years, if this growth continues, the population of Pakistan will eventually become double of what it was back in The population is predicted to near million by and get to million by Sindhi language contains Arabic words and is affected by Arabic language to a great extent. Obviously, history cannot be changed, so the efforts have been switched to educating its population instead. Compared to the other countries in the region, the growth rate of Pakistan is about 2. In other words, Pakistan, had it not slowed down its population increase, would actually be 52 percent richer than it is right now. For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period. Share This! They constitute a variety of races and ethnic groups, although largely of Caucasoid stock. Most believe that the large majority of Pakistanis belong to the Indo-Aryan ethnic group. It is considered to be one of the most highly advanced and highly developed civilizations of those ancient times.

He remained here for three years and set up Arabic rule in the area. In addition, inter-marriages between ethnic groups within the country are not uncommon.

India demographics

Brahui is a major language of western Pakistan. Pashtuns Pakhtuns make up the second largest group and Sindhi are the third-largest ethnic group. Punjabi dialects: Majhi This dialect is "the standard Punjabi language" and spoken in the heart of Punjab where most of the Punjabi population lives. English is widely spoken throughout the government of Pakistan, mainly because it is actually the official language of the government of the country. Photo courtesy of NASA. It includes Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur districts. Ambala, Hissar, Sirsa, Kurukhetra etc. The most popular language in Pakistan is Punjabi, a language in which 88 percent of the population speaks. Doabi The word "Do Aabi" means "the land between two rivers" and this dialect is spoken between the rivers of Beas and Sutlej. Multani becomes more and more different as you move down south, as the influence of Sindhi increases, it is also known as Siraiki there. They constitute a variety of races and ethnic groups, although largely of Caucasoid stock. Major languages The official language of Pakistan is English.

If it did not make any effort to slow down its population increase, then there would actually be The Hanafi school is divided into Barelvis and Deobandis schools.

In addition, the median age is only If added to the census, Afghan refugees would boost the percentage of the Pukhtuns and "others" categories.

For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

population of pakistan in 1947

This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

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Demographics of Pakistan