Pakistan News

    Unstacked Data Statistics Pakistan

  • 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...

    When the final census results are announced, census block and census circle level details will allow for better examination of data...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    It has allocated the required funds, procured the data processing equipment and made logistic arrangements...

  • PML-N challenges official statistics of Covid-19 cases

    ISLAMABAD: Stating that the coronavirus cases are under-reported in the country, the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has challenged the official figures and data and claimed that the number of Covid-19 patients has crossed the six-digit mark in the country...

    Government accused of leading Pakistan into ‘irreversible disaster’PML-N vice president and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the government...

  • ‘Lack of data on minerals in Pakistan a challenge to sector’s growth’

    ISLAMABAD: Although minerals, including gemstones, have great potential to contribute to Pakistan’s economy, the lack of real data on minerals in the country is one of the fundamental challenges to the sector’s growth, Prof Saleem H...

    Mr Ali was delivering a lecture on ‘How Can Minerals Contribute to Pakistan’s Development Path?’ at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute...

  • How is data collected and tabulated for Pakistan's 2017 census?

    In the two decades since the last census of 1998, there has been a great transformation in ways in which census data is collected and analysed across the globe...

    Historically, censuses have been conducted manually by teams of enumerators and statisticians who gather, compile, and analyse data using paper-based forms...

  • The Pakistan govt is asking Facebook for user data - and the giant is complying

    The government of Pakistan has made 192 requests for data from Facebook, for the period between January 2015 and June 2015, stated a report from the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF)...

    The government of Pakistan has increased the number of requests submitted to the social media giant this year, in the last six-month period beginning July 2014 and ending December 2014, the government made 100 requests for data on 152 users/accounts,...

  • Data Science Lab in Pakistan makes Urdu-Hindi Dictionary

    The Data Science Lab (DSL) at Lahore’s Information Technology University has made an application called the Urdu-Hindi Dictionary which can help overcome this language barrier and offers a powerful custom search that will enable you to find the translation of any word in Arabic, Urdu, Hindi or English...

    Faisal Kamiran, director of the Data Science Lab...

  • ‘Pakistan lacks data, comprehensive legislation on torture’

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan lacks data, adequate monitoring and redressal mechanisms and comprehensive national legislation against torture, a member of the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) said on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on Tuesday...

    Speaking at an event held at the NCHR, commission member Chaudhry Mohammad Shafique said Pakistan is duty bound as a state party to the Convention against Torture to...

  • More
Back to top