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  • Transgender population to be counted in population census for first time

    For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the country's transgender community will be included in the national population census...

    The Lahore High Court on Monday instructed the federal government, National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) and the interior ministry to include the transgender community in the census while hearing a petition filed by a transgender individual Waqar Ali in November 2016...

  • MQM-P demands fresh census to show ‘true population’ of Karachi

    KARACHI: Rejecting the provisional results of the sixth population census, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan chief Dr Farooq Sattar on Sunday demanded that a new census be conducted to ensure justice to the people of Karachi, whose “15 million people have been missing in the census results”...

    The demand was made at a public meeting held at the Liaquatabad flyover in protest over the census results that showed the population of...

  • Census results show 59.7pc growth in Karachi's population, 116pc in Lahore's since 1998

    Census data on the populations of the largest cities in Pakistan shows explosive growth in urban centres since the last census, which was conducted nearly two decades ago...

    According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics' data, the two biggest population centres, Karachi and Lahore, have seen some staggering growth since 1998: with Karachi's population growing close to 60pc to reach 14...

  • Chief census commissioner rejects opposition's objections over population results

    Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa on Tuesday turned down the objections raised by political parties over the recent census results, claiming that the verification of "every individual" was ensured...

    Briefing the Senate Committee on Privatisation and Statistics about the recent population census, Bajwa said that the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) had verified the national identity cards of 20 per cent of the population through...

  • Karachi’s rural population increases by over 275pc in census

    KARACHI: While the urban population of Karachi division comprising six districts has increased by over 63 per cent since the previous census conducted in the country 19 years ago, a surge of over 275pc was recorded in the rural population of the division during the corresponding period...

    In the 1998 census, the total population of Karachi division was 9...

  • ‘Population census failed to produce complete details of Karachi’

    KARACHI: The Sindh government and the Pakistan Peoples Party have deep reservations about the initial results of the population census which will be discussed at length on the return of Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah from Haj, said Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah...

    He said that though billions of rupees were spent by the government on the census, it failed to produce complete details of Karachi and its population...

  • Qaim wants population census on agenda of next CCI meeting

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has urged the federal government to put the issue of population census on the agenda of the next meeting of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) scheduled to be held on March 25 in Islamabad...

    Referring to the single-point agenda of the CCI meeting regarding the National Flood Protection Plan (NFPP), the chief minister recalled that in the last CCI meeting the matter of census was...

  • Population census to be held in March

    ISLAMABAD: With a gap of over 17 years, the government on Saturday gave final touches to arrangements for carrying out population and housing census in March this year...

    The governing council of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, approved a revised timeline for the census...

  • CCI postpones population census

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests has decided to postpone the population and housing census...

    A statement issued by the prime minister’s secretariat said a fresh date for conducting the census would be announced after consultations with the stakeholders...

  • Population census scrapped once again?

    KARACHI: A mammoth census exercise scheduled to be completed by March next year looks likely to be delayed, or even scrapped altogether...

    The government announced its decision to hold the census in March this year...

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