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  • Statistics minister rejects Sindh's objections to census results

    The federal government on Wednesday rejected Sindh's objections on the recently released results of the national, with Minister for Statistics Kamran Michael asking critics to take their objections to the Council of Common Interest (CCI)...

    He claimed that the statistics gathered by civilian and armed officials are the same...

  • STATISTICS: THE KARACHI-LAHORE CENSUS CONUNDRUM

    Pakistan has experienced political controversy over every census, and the last one in 1998 saw many communities complaining of deliberate undercounting and political machinations...

    The largest complaint is coming from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), which had complained of undercounting in Karachi in 1998 as well, and is once again claiming that Karachi’s population count is being tampered with so as to deny the city its due...

  • Wah Cantt election statistics reveal interesting trends

    TAXILA: The statistics from the Cantonment Board elections in Wah, shared by the local election commission, have revealed that some interesting new records were set in the polls...

    The statistics, available with Dawn, reveal that despite the fact the local government elections were held after a gap of 17 years, the participation was lacklustre...

  • Alarming statistics of dementia

    LAHORE: Alzheimer’s Pakistan organized a seminar on the ‘Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia at a local hotel here on Saturday...

    Among others Dr Yasmin Raashid, patron, Alzheimer’s Pakistan, Dr Hussain Jafri, secretary general, Dr Ali Hashmi, Dr Yasmin Ehsan and Dr Shahdia Batool atttended the seminar...

  • Statistics show marked drop in terrorist attacks

    WASHINGTON: There has been a marked reduction in terrorist attacks and deaths in Pakistan in 2015, but terrorists seem to have become more lethal as the ratio of deaths per attack has increased...

    The statistics from a comparative study of the US State Department’s country reports on terrorism for 2014 and 2015 also show a greater decrease in the number of people injured in these attacks...

  • Record of 70 million Pakistanis not available with govt agencies: Bureau of Statistics

    “Out of Pakistan’s population of 196 million, data of 70 million people is missing and record is not available with the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and National Database and Registration Authority,” Chief Statistician Asif Bajwa said while briefing the senate panel...

    The chief statistician added that complete information regarding the country’s population can only be gained by performing a census...

  • Top statistics body fails to fix census timeline

    ISLAMABAD: The governing council of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday failed to come up with a timeline for holding the much-awaited population and housing census in the country...

    Agriculture census 2017 will be conducted and data on price statistics will be collected through Android technology using tablets, which will significantly curtail the time lag in data processing...

  • Pakistan's population has ballooned to 207.8m, provisional census results show

    Pakistan's population has surged to 207...

    The sixth population census in Pakistan, finally carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) earlier this year after a gap of nearly two decades, reveals an acceleration in the population growth rate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), even as growth in Punjab and Sindh has slowed compared to previous results...

  • Pakistan hosts second largest refugee population globally

    KARACHI: Pakistan hosts as many as 1...

    It was also stated that globally the ongoing conflict in Syria was producing the highest number of refugees, while the Afghan refugees in south-west Asia remained the world’s most protracted refugee population, with 95 per cent of this population being in Pakistan and Iran...

  • Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

    UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

    It was organised by a local NGO in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme...

  • Pakistan’s population to exceed 300m by 2050: UN

    ISLAMABAD: New projections released by the United Nations say Pakistan is among six of the 10 largest countries in the world whose population has been projected to exceed 300 million by 2050...

    At present, the country’s population has been estimated to be around 190m...

  • ‘Half of Pakistan’s expected 260m population will live in cities’

    ISLAMABAD: By 2030, the population of Pakistan is expected to swell to 260 million, with half of that number living in urban areas...

    We are now working on preparing a State of Pakistan Cities Report, which will serve as an important tool for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda, which was adopted at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador on October 20, 2016,” he said...

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