Pakistan

Census Results


1951-02-28 31,883,037
1961-02-01 46,116,934
1972-10-16 65,309,000
1981-03-01 84,253,644
1998-03-02 130,578,000
2013-xx-xx

General Information


Official name the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Official name [native] the Islamic Republic of Pakistan «English»
جَمْهُورْيَة إِسْلامِی پَاکِسْتَان [Jamhūryat Islāmī Pākistān] «Urdu»
Capital Islamabad
Capital [native] Islamabad «English»
اسلام آباد  [Islāmābād] «Urdu»
Region South-central Asia
ISO code PK
Statistical agency Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

Name in Chinese 巴基斯坦伊斯兰共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية باكستان الإسلامية
Name in Spanish la República Islámica del Pakistán
Name in Russian Исламская Республика Пакистан
Name in French la République islamique du Pakistan

Administrative units

province
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1981-03-01
census
population
1998-03-02
census
Azad Jammu and KashmirMuzaffarabad13,2971,970,0002,580,000
Bagh District 1,368315,000393,000
Bhimbar District 1,516 302,000
Kotli DistrictKotli1,862365,000563,000
Mirpur DistrictMirpur1,010427,000334,000
Muzaffarabad DistrictMuzaffarabad6,117466,000746,000
Rawalakot DistrictRawalakot855407,000411,000
Sadhnoti District 569 224,000
Neelum District    
Hattian District    
Havaile (Kahuta) District    
BalochistanQuetta347,1904,332,3766,565,885
Awaran District 29,510110,353118,173
Barkhan District 3,51461,686103,545
Bolan District 7,499237,123288,056
Chagai District 50,545120,455202,564
Dera Bugti District 10,160103,821181,310
Gwadar District 12,637112,385185,498
Jaffarabad District 2,445265,342432,817
Kachhi District 3,61568,092109,941
Kalat District 6,622209,149237,834
Kech District 22,539379,467413,204
Kharan District 48,051128,040206,909
Khuzdar District 35,380276,449417,466
Killa Abdullah District 3,293176,341370,269
Killa Saifullah District 6,831148,362193,553
Kohlu Agency 7,61071,26999,846
Lasbella District 15,153188,139312,695
Loralai District 9,830235,038297,555
Mastung District 5,896132,044164,645
Musa Khel District 5,72891,174134,056
Nasirabad District 3,387129,112245,894
Panjgur District 16,891160,750234,051
Pishin District 7,819202,256367,183
Quetta City District 2,653381,566759,941
Sibi District 7,79698,482180,398
Zhob District 20,297213,285275,142
Ziarat District 1,48932,19633,340
FATAPeshawar27,2202,198,5473,176,331
Bajaur Agency  289,206595,227
Mohmand Agency  163,933334,453
Khyber Agency  284,256546,730
Kurram Agency  294,362448,310
Orakzai Agency  358,751225,441
North Waziristan Agency  238,910361,246
South Waziristan Agency  309,454429,841
F.R. Peshawar  37,06153,841
F.R. Kohat  57,24588,456
F.R. Bannu District  63,21319,593
F.R. Lakki Marwat  16,1496,987
F.R. Tank  30,18327,216
F.R. Dera Ismail Khan  55,82438,990
FCT IslamabadIslamabad906340,000805,235
Gilgit-BaltistanGilgit72,520..870,347
District GhancheKhaplu  88,366
District BaltistanSkardu  214,848
District AstoreGorikot  71,666
District DiamerChilas  131,925
District GhizerGahkuch  120,218
District GilgitGilgit  243,324
District Hunza-NagarSikanderabad   
Khyber PakhtunkhwaPeshawar74,52111,061,32817,735,912
Malakand Division 29,8722,466,7674,262,700
Hazara Division 17,0642,701,2573,505,581
Mardan Division 3,1751,506,5002,486,904
Peshawar Division 4,0012,281,7523,915,855
Kohat Division 7,014758,7721,307,969
Bannu Division 4,391711,7771,165,692
Dera Ismail Khan Division 9,005635,4941,091,211
PunjabLahore205,34547,292,44173,621,290
Rawalpindi Division 22,2544,552,4956,659,528
Sargodha Division 26,3583,930,6285,679,766
Faisalabad Division 17,9176,667,4259,885,685
Gujranwala Division 17,2077,522,35211,431,058
Lahore Division 11,7277,183,09712,015,649
Sahiwal Division 10,3023,612,4105,362,866
Multan Division 15,2115,408,5618,447,557
Dera Ghazi Khan Division 38,7813,746,8376,503,590
Bahawalpur Division 45,5884,668,6367,635,591
SindhKarachi140,91419,028,66630,439,893
Larkana Division 15,1832,746,2013,774,264
Sukkur Division 30,9473,746,4465,584,613
Hyderabad Division 49,5374,678,2906,973,971
Mirpur Khas Division 38,8992,419,7453,936,349
Karachi Division 3,5276,437,9849,856,318
total 796,09584,525,300132,352,279
source: Pakistan Census Organisation, Pakistan.
note: Lower level data is from many different sources and doesn't add up. After the 1998 census many changes have taken place, above is only an attempt to get to near to the current situation.
note: Latin naming of divisions differs from source to source, or even within sources.
note: total excludes Azad Kashmir and the Northern Areas.
note: Azad Kashmir = that part of Jammu & Kashmir occupied by Pakistan. Population est. for 1990.
note: Northern Areas = administered by Pakistan but disputed by India; consisting of Baltistan (Skardu), Diamir (Chilas), Gilgit (Gilgit). Population est. for 1990.
note: Fr. Prov. = Frontier Province; T.A. Adj. = Tribal Area Adjacent; FATA = Federally Administered Tribal Areas; FCT = Federal Capital Territory; P-A area = Pakistan-administered area; De-Ex. = De-Excluded.

Expanded administrative units

province
district
tehsil/taluka
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1981-03-01
census
population
1998-03-02
census
Azad Jammu and KashmirMuzaffarabad13,2971,970,0002,580,000
Bagh District 1,368315,000393,000
Bhimbar District 1,516 302,000
Kotli DistrictKotli1,862365,000563,000
Mirpur DistrictMirpur1,010427,000334,000
Muzaffarabad DistrictMuzaffarabad6,117466,000746,000
Rawalakot DistrictRawalakot855407,000411,000
Sadhnoti District 569 224,000
Neelum District    
Hattian District    
Havaile (Kahuta) District    
BalochistanQuetta347,1904,332,3766,565,885
Awaran District 29,510110,353118,173
Mashkai S/Teh.    
Awaran    
Jhal Jao    
Barkhan District 3,51461,686103,545
Barkhan    
Bolan District 7,499237,123288,056
Dhadar    
Bhag    
Balanari S/Teh    
Sani S/Teh.    
Khattan S/Teh    
Mach    
Chagai District 50,545120,455202,564
Nushki    
Dalbandin    
Chagai S/Teh.    
Nokundi S/Teh    
Dak S/Teh    
Taftan    
Dera Bugti District 10,160103,821181,310
Dera Bugti    
Sangsillah S/Teh    
Sui    
Loti    
Phelawagh    
Malam S/Teh    
Baiker S/Teh    
Pir Koh S/Teh    
Gwadar District 12,637112,385185,498
Gwadar    
Jiwani    
Suntsar S/Teh.    
Pasni    
Ormara    
Jaffarabad District 2,445265,342432,817
Jhat Pat    
Panhwar S/Teh    
Usta Mohammad    
Gandaka S/Teh    
Kachhi District 3,61568,092109,941
Gandawa    
Mirpur S/Teh    
Jhal Magsi    
Kalat District 6,622209,149237,834
Kalat    
Mangochar S/Teh    
Johan S/Teh    
Surab    
Gazg S/Teh    
Kech District 22,539379,467413,204
Kech    
Buleda S/Teh.    
Zamuran S/Teh.    
Hoshab S/Teh.    
Balnigor S/Teh.    
Dasht S/Teh.    
Tump    
Mand S/Teh.    
Kharan District 48,051128,040206,909
Kharan 14,958 116,541
Besima S/Teh.    
Nag S/Teh.    
Wasuk S/Teh.    
Mashkhel S/Teh. 12,186 29,844
Khuzdar District 35,380276,449417,466
Khuzdar    
Zehri    
Moola S/Teh.    
Karakh S/Teh.    
Nal S/Teh.    
Wadh S/Teh.    
Ornach S/Teh.    
Saroona S/Teh.    
Aranji S/Teh.    
Killa Abdullah District 3,293176,341370,269
Killa Abdullah    
Gulistan S/Teh    
Chaman    
Dobandi S/Teh    
Killa Saifullah District 6,831148,362193,553
Killa Saifullah    
Muslim Bagh    
Loiband S/Teh    
Baddini S/Teh.    
Kohlu Agency 7,61071,26999,846
Kohlu    
Kahan    
Mawand    
Lasbella District 15,153188,139312,695
Bela    
Uthal    
Lakhra    
Liari S/Teh    
Hub    
Gadani S/Teh.    
Sonmiani/Winder    
Dureji    
Kanraj    
Loralai District 9,830235,038297,555
Loralai/Bori    
Mekhtar S/Teh    
Duki    
Mastung District 5,896132,044164,645
Mastung    
Kirdgap S/Teh.    
Dasht    
Khad Koocha S/Teh.    
Musa Khel District 5,72891,174134,056
Musakhel    
Kingri S/Teh    
Nasirabad District 3,387129,112245,894
Chattar    
Tamboo    
Dera Murad Jamali    
Panjgur District 16,891160,750234,051
Panjgur    
Parome S/Teh.    
Gichk S/Teh.    
Gowargo    
Pishin District 7,819202,256367,183
Pishin    
Hurramzai S/Teh.    
Barshore S/Teh    
Karezat S/Teh    
Bostan S/Teh    
Quetta City District 2,653381,566759,941
Quetta    
Panjpai/S/Teh.    
Sibi District 7,79698,482180,398
Sibi    
Kutmandai S/Teh.    
Sangan S/Teh.    
Lehri    
Zhob District 20,297213,285275,142
Zhob    
Sambaza S/Teh.    
Sherani S/Teh    
Qamar Din Karez    
Ashwat S/Teh.    
Ziarat District 1,48932,19633,340
Ziarat    
Harnai     
Sinjawi S/Teh    
FATAPeshawar27,2202,198,5473,176,331
Bajaur Agency  289,206595,227
Barang    
Charmang    
Khar Bajaur    
Mamund    
Salarzai    
Utmankhel (Qzafi)    
Nawagai    
Mohmand Agency  163,933334,453
Halimzai    
Pindiali    
Safi    
Upper Mohmand    
Utman Khel (Ambar)    
Yake Ghund    
Pringhar    
Khyber Agency  284,256546,730
Bara    
Jamrud    
Landi Kotal    
Mula Ghori    
Kurram Agency  294,362448,310
Lower Kurram    
Upper Kurram    
Kurram F.R.    
Orakzai Agency  358,751225,441
Central    
Lower    
Upper    
Ismailzai    
North Waziristan Agency  238,910361,246
Datta Khel    
Dossali    
Garyum    
Ghulam Khan    
Mir Ali    
Miran Shah    
Razmak    
Spinwam    
Shewa    
South Waziristan Agency  309,454429,841
Ladha    
Makin(Charlai)    
Sararogha    
Sarwekai    
Tiarza    
Wana    
Toi Khullah    
Birmal    
F.R. Peshawar  37,06153,841
F.R. Kohat  57,24588,456
F.R. Bannu District  63,21319,593
F.R. Lakki Marwat  16,1496,987
F.R. Tank  30,18327,216
F.R. Dera Ismail Khan  55,82438,990
FCT IslamabadIslamabad906340,000805,235
Gilgit-BaltistanGilgit72,520..870,347
District GhancheKhaplu  88,366
Khaplu    
Mashabrum    
District BaltistanSkardu  214,848
Gultari    
Kharmang    
Rondu    
Shigar    
Skardu    
District AstoreGorikot  71,666
Astore    
District DiamerChilas  131,925
Chilas    
Darel/Tangir    
District GhizerGahkuch  120,218
Gupis    
Ishkomen    
PuniyalGahkuch   
Yasin    
District GilgitGilgit  243,324
Gilgit    
District Hunza-NagarSikanderabad   
Aliabad    
Gojal    
Nagar I    
Nagar II    
Khyber PakhtunkhwaPeshawar74,52111,061,32817,735,912
Malakand Division 29,8722,466,7674,262,700
Chitral District 14,850208,560318,689
Chitral Tehsil   30,622
Mastuj Tehsil   133,815
Upper Dir District 3,699362,565575,858
Dir Tehsil   28,626
Barawal    
Kohistan    
Wari Tehsil   232,394
Khall    
Lower Dir District 1,583404,844717,649
Temergara Tehsil 1,162 483,957
Balambat    
Lal Qilla Tehsil    
Adenzai Tehsil    
Samarbagh (Barwa) Tehsil    
Swat District 5,337715,9381,257,602
Babozai (Swat) Tehsil 4,654 1,006,234
Barikot Tehsil NaNNaNNaN
Matta Tehsil 683 251,368
Shangla DistrictAlpuri1,586251,546434,563
Alpuri Tehsil 663 172,960
Besham 184 57,739
Chakesar 227 67,317
Martung 215 57,441
Puran Tehsil 297 79,106
Buner District 1,865265,517506,048
Daggar/Buner Tehsil 1,865265,517506,048
Gagra Tehsil NaNNaNNaN
Malakand District 952257,797452,291
Swat Ranizai   260,295
Sam Ranizai   191,996
Hazara Division 17,0642,701,2573,505,581
Kohistan District 7,492465,237472,570
Dassu Tehsil 4,158 184,746
Pattan Tehsil   122,211
Palas Tehsil   165,613
Mansehra District 4,579770,2351,152,839
Mansehra Tehsil 1,340 574,975
Balakot Tehsil 2,376 214,630
Oghi 409 188,552
F.R. Kaladaka 454 174,682
Battagram District 1,301339,119307,278
Battagram Tehsil 497 185,626
Allai Tehsil 804 121,652
Abbottabad District 1,967647,635880,666
Abbottabad Tehsil 1,967647,635880,666
Abbottabad Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Haripur District 1,725479,031692,228
Haripur Tehsil   579,179
Ghazi Tehsil   113,049
Mardan Division 3,1751,506,5002,486,904
Mardan District 1,632881,4651,460,100
Mardan Tehsil 1,311 1,057,354
Mardan Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Takhtbhai Tehsil 321 402,706
Swabi District 1,543625,0351,026,804
Swabi Tehsil 881 722,001
Lahore Tehsil 662 304,803
Peshawar Division 4,0012,281,7523,915,855
Charsadda District 996630,8111,022,364
Charsadda Tehsil 649 767,903
Tangi Tehsil 347 254,461
Peshawar District 1,2571,113,3032,019,118
Peshawar Tehsil 1,2571,113,3032,026,851
Peshawar Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Nowshera District 1,748537,638874,373
Nowshera Tehsil 1,748537,638874,373
Nowshera Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Kohat Division 7,014758,7721,307,969
Kohat District 2,545326,617562,644
Kohat Tehsil 2,545 562,644
Kohat Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Hangu District 1,097182,474314,529
Hangu Tehsil 1,097182,474314,529
Karak District 3,372249,681430,796
Karak Tehsil   162,168
Banda Daud Shah Tehsil 1,466 98,626
Takht-E-Nasrati Tehsil   170,042
Bannu Division 4,391711,7771,165,692
Bannu District 1,227423,018675,667
Bannu Tehsil 1,227423,018675,667
Bannu Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Lakki Marwat District 3,164288,759490,025
Lakki Marwat Tehsil 3,164288,759490,025
Dera Ismail Khan Division 9,005635,4941,091,211
Dera Ismail Khan District 7,326494,432852,995
Dera Ismail Khan Tehsil   493,628
Dera Ismail Khan Cantonment NaNNaNNaN
Pahar Pur Tehsil   200,273
Kulachi Tehsil 2,769 159,094
Tank District 1,679141,062238,216
Tank Tehsil 1,679141,062238,216
PunjabLahore205,34547,292,44173,621,290
Rawalpindi Division 22,2544,552,4956,659,528
Attock District 6,857876,6671,274,935
Attock Tehsil 1,350 500,770
Attack Cantonment    
Sanjwal Cantonment    
Kamra Cantonment    
Hassanabdal Tehsil 350 135,856
Fateh Jang Tehsil 1,249 214,256
Pindi Gheb Tehsil 1,865 195,705
Jand Tehsil 2,043 228,349
Hazro Tehsil    
Rawalpindi City District 5,2862,121,4503,363,911
Rawalpindi Tehsil 1,682 1,927,612
Rawalpindi Cantonment    
Chaklala Cantonment    
Taxila Tehsil 312 371,140
Taxila Cantonment    
Wah Cantonment    
Kahuta Tehsil 1,096 313,200
Kallar Sayyedan Tehsil    
Murree Tehsil 434 176,426
Murree Cantonment    
Kotli Sattian Tehsil 304 81,523
Gujar Khan Tehsil 1,457 494,010
Jhelum District 3,587778,778936,957
Jhelum Tehsil 1,082 516,942
Jhelum Cantonment    
Mangla Cantonment    
Sohawa Tehsil 1,258 156,400
Pind Dadan Khan Tehsil 1,267 263,615
Dina Tehsil    
Chakwal District 6,524775,6001,083,725
Chakwal Tehsil 3,120 598,048
Talagang Tehsil 2,932 380,421
Choa Saidan Shah Tehsil 472 105,256
Kallar Kahar Tehsil    
Sargodha Division 26,3583,930,6285,679,766
Sargodha District 5,8541,911,8492,665,979
Sargodha Tehsil 1,536 1,081,459
Sargodha Cantonment    
Sillanwali Tehsil 607 254,281
Bhalwal Tehsil 2,115 819,887
Shahpur Tehsil 767 274,129
Sahiwal Tehsil 829 236,223
Kot Momin Tehsil    
Bhakkar District 8,153665,8841,051,456
Bhakkar Tehsil 2,427 424,488
Mankera Tehsil 1,768 169,882
Kalur Kot Tehsil 2,239 223,676
Darya Khan Tehsil 1,719 233,410
Khushab District 6,511641,366905,711
Khushab Tehsil 4,011 731,028
Nurpur Tehsil 2,500 174,683
Quaidabad Tehsil    
Mianwali District 5,840711,5291,056,620
Mianwali Tehsil 2,689 532,156
Isa Khel Tehsil 1,863 256,497
Piplan Tehsil 1,288 267,967
Faisalabad Division 17,9176,667,4259,885,685
Faisalabad City District 5,8563,561,9095,429,547
Faisalabad City Tehsil 168 2,140,346
Faisalabad Saddar Tehsil 1,186 924,110
Tandlianwala Tehsil 1,284 540,802
Chak Jhumra Tehsil 654 253,806
Jaranwala Tehsil 1,811 1,054,698
Sammundri Tehsil 753 515,785
Jhang District 6,1661,970,9441,869,421
Jhang Tehsil 4,153 1,199,166
18-Hazari Tehsil    
Shorkot Tehsil 2,013 670,255
Shorkot Cantonment    
Ahmedpur Sial Tehsil    
Chiniot District 2,643 965,124
Chiniot Tehsil 2,643 965,124
Lalian Tehsil    
Bhawana Tehsil    
Toba Tek Singh District 3,2521,134,5721,621,593
Toba Tek Singh Tehsil 1,000 617,035
Kamalia Tehsil 1,336 509,462
Gojra Tehsil 916 495,096
Gujranwala Division 17,2077,522,35211,431,058
Gujranwala City District 3,6222,108,3653,400,940
Gujranwala City Tehsil 914 1,927,259
Gujranwala Saddar Tehsil    
Gujranwala Cantonment    
Wazirabad Tehsil 1,196 644,233
Kamoke Tehsil 834 405,366
Nowshera Virkan Tehsil 678 424,082
Hafizabad District 2,367567,572832,980
Hafizabad Tehsil 1,189 485,187
Pindi Bhattian Tehsil 1,178 347,793
Gujrat District 3,1921,288,8192,048,008
Gujrat Tehsil 1,463 1,093,088
Kharian Tehsil 1,154 779,632
Kharian Cantonment    
Sarai Alamgir Tehsil 575 175,288
Mandi Bahauddin District 2,673846,1141,160,552
Mandi Bahauddin Tehsil 759 461,545
Malikwal Tehsil 759 299,111
Phalia Tehsil 1,155 399,896
Sialkot District 3,0161,802,5052,723,481
Sialkot Tehsil 1,012 1,250,999
Sialkot Cantonment    
Daska Tehsil 1,026 860,611
Pasrur Tehsil 978 611,871
Sambrial Tehsil    
Narowal District 2,337908,9771,265,097
Narowal Tehsil 1,065 627,300
Shakargarh Tehsil 1,272 637,797
Zafarwal Tehsil    
Lahore Division 11,7277,183,09712,015,649
Lahore City District 1,7723,544,9426,318,745
Lahore City Tehsil 855 2,540,573
Lahore Cantonment Tehsil 917 3,778,172
Lahore Cantonment    
Walton Tehsil    
Kasur District 3,9951,528,0022,375,875
Kasur Tehsil 1,891 1,157,072
Chunian Tehsil 1,212 584,567
Pattoki Tehsil 892 634,236
Kot Radha Kishan Tehsil    
Sheikhupura District 3,2412,110,1532,048,449
Sheikhupura Tehsil 1,339 1,049,264
Ferozewala Tehsil 1,902 999,185
Muridkay Tehsil    
Sharaqpur Tehsil    
Nankana Sahib District 2,719 1,272,580
Nankana Sahib Tehsil 1,662 683,963
Sangla Hill Tehsil    
Shahkot Tehsil    
Safdarabad Tehsil 1,057 588,617
Sahiwal Division 10,3023,612,4105,362,866
Okara District 4,3771,487,2612,232,992
Okara Tehsil 1,241 862,364
Okara Cantonment    
Depalpur Tehsil 2,502 1,030,836
Renala Khurd Tehsil 634 339,792
Sahiwal District 3,2011,281,5261,843,194
Sahiwal 1,610 1,057,837
Chichawatni 1,591 785,357
Pakpattan District 2,724843,6231,286,680
Pakpattan 1,483 683,584
Arifwala 1,241 603,096
Multan Division 15,2115,408,5618,447,557
Vehari District 4,3641,328,8082,090,416
Vehari 1,430 654,955
Burewala 1,295 730,583
Mailsi 1,639 704,878
Multan City District 3,7201,970,0753,116,851
Multan City 304 1,500,617
Multan Saddar 1,632 830,985
Multan    
Shujabad 806 427,499
Jalalpur Pirwala 978 357,840
Lodhran District 2,778739,9121,171,800
Lodhran 1,111 472,188
Kahror Pacca 778 361,532
Dunyapur 889 338,080
Khanewal District 4,3491,369,7662,068,490
Khanewal 784 542,602
Jehanian 549 249,574
Mian Channu 1,212 616,702
Kabirwala 1,804 659,612
Dera Ghazi Khan Division 38,7813,746,8376,503,590
Dera Ghazi Khan District 11,922943,6631,643,118
Dera Ghazi Khan 3,814 1,151,236
Taunsa 2,769 365,684
De-Excluded Area of D.G.Khan 5,339 126,198
Rajanpur District 12,319638,9211,103,618
Rajanpur 2,078 395,953
Rojhan 2,905 208,563
Jampur 1,062 485,051
De-Excluded Area of Rajanpur 5,013 14,051
Layyah District 6,291666,5171,120,951
Layyah 1,712 591,042
Chaubara 2,755 161,010
Karor Lal Esan 1,824 368,899
Muzaffargarh District 8,2491,497,7362,635,903
Muzaffargarh 2,377 982,866
Alipur 1,391 398,053
Jatoi 1,010 446,546
Kot Addu 3,471 808,438
Bahawalpur Division 45,5884,668,6367,635,591
Bahawalpur District 24,8301,453,4382,433,091
Hasilpur 1,372 317,513
Bahawalpur City 2,372 806,580
Bahawalpur Saddar    
Bahawalpur    
Yazman 18,491 405,787
Ahmadpur East 1,707 718,297
Khairpur Tamewali 888 184,914
Bahawalnagar District 8,8781,373,7472,061,447
Minchinabad 1,818 354,261
Bahawalnagar 1,729 541,553
Fort Abbas 2,536 285,596
Haroonabad 1,295 381,767
Chishtian 1,500 498,270
Rahim Yar Khan District 11,8801,841,4513,141,053
Liaquatpur 6,727 698,985
Khanpur 1,246 683,865
Rahim Yar Khan 1,715 985,655
Sadiqabad 2,192 772,548
Choulistan    
SindhKarachi140,91419,028,66630,439,893
Larkana Division 15,1832,746,2013,774,264
Jacobabad District 2,6681,011,212743,907
Taluka Jacobabad 664 268,626
Taluka Garhi Khairo 733 117,699
Taluka Thul 1,301 357,582
Shahdadkot DistrictShahdadkot5,475 459,259
Taluka Shahdadkot 1,461 190,325
Taluka Miro Khan 752 181,808
Taluka Kambar Ali Khan 2,260 268,934
Taluka Warah 1,002 283,227
Taluka Sujawal Junejo    
Taluka Kubo Saeed Khan    
Taluka Nasirabad    
Kashmor DistrictKandhkot2,580 683,662
Taluka Kandhkot 1,277 393,501
Taluka Kashmor 1,303 290,161
Taluka Tangwani    
Larkana District 1,9481,138,5801,006,998
Taluka Larkana 549 466,424
Taluka Dokri 837 308,975
Taluka Rato Dero 562 227,323
Taluka Bakrani    
Shikarpur District 2,512596,409880,438
Taluka Shikarpur 561 272,493
Taluka Khanpur 629 191,681
Taluka Garhi Yasin 971 227,966
Taluka Lakhi 351 188,298
Sukkur Division 30,9473,746,4465,584,613
Sukkur City DistrictSukkur1,507553,848908,373
Taluka Sukkur City 274 374,178
Taluka Rohri   224,362
Taluka Pano Aqil 1,233 245,187
CantonmentPano Aqil    
Taluka Salehpat   64,646
Taluka New Sukkur    
Ghotki DistrictGhotki6,083568,823970,549
Taluka Ghotki 763 298,634
Taluka Khangarh 1,986 109,187
Taluka Mirpur Mathelo 593 175,079
Taluka Ubauro 653 186,154
Taluka Daharki 2,088 201,495
Khairpur DistrictKhairpur15,910981,1901,546,587
Taluka Khairpur 585 288,655
Taluka Kingri 531 214,066
Taluka Sobhodero 504 177,450
Taluka Gambat 582 173,252
Taluka Kot Diji 520 227,968
Taluka Mirwah 631 226,373
Taluka Faiz Ganj 946 146,436
Taluka Nara 11,611 92,387
Naushahro Feroze DistrictNaushehroferoze2,945829,0511,087,571
Taluka Naushahro Feroze    
Taluka Kandiaro    
Taluka Bhiria    
Taluka Moro    
Taluka Mehrabpur    
Shaheed Benazir Abad DistrictNawabshah4,502813,5341,071,533
Taluka Sakrand   27,056
Taluka Nawab Shah   189,244
Taluka Daulatpur   246,797
Taluka Daur    
Hyderabad Division 49,5374,678,2906,973,971
Dadu District 7,8661,081,6111,106,717
Mehar Taluka  928 318,053
Khairpur Nathan Shah Taluka  2,583 253,309
Dadu Taluka  846 327,972
Johi Taluka  3,509 207,383
Jamshoro DistrictKotri11,104 666,217
Sehwan Taluka  2,830 170,589
Kotri Taluka  1,845 215,966
Thano Bula Khan Taluka  4,799 179,527
Manjhand Taluka  1,630 100,135
Hyderabad District 1,8702,059,0261,494,866
Hyderabad City Taluka  298 525,299
Latifabad Taluka  518 563,761
Qasimabad Taluka  700 115,374
Hyderabad Cantonment 233 290,432
Hyderabad Taluka  233 290,432
Tando Allahyar DistrictTando Allahyar1,554 553,837
Tando Allahyar Taluka  1,554 246,746
Chamber Taluka    147,430
Jhando Mari Taluka    159,661
Tando Muhammad Khan District 1,555 408,852
Tando Muhammad Khan Taluka  1,555 408,852
Bulri Shah Karim Taluka     
Tando Ghulam Hyder Taluka     
Matiari District 1,417 494,244
Hala Taluka  848 240,497
Matiari Taluka  569 253,747
Saeedabad Taluka     
Badin District 6,726776,6141,136,044
Golarchi Taluka Golarchi1,765 199,197
Badin Taluka Badin2,084 335,460
Talhar Taluka Talhar   
Matli Taluka Matli1,143 283,273
Tando Bagho Taluka Tando Bagho1,734 298,114
Thatta District 17,445761,0391,113,194
Thatta Taluka  3,823 253,748
Mirpur Sakro Taluka  2,958 198,852
Keti Bunder Taluka  771 25,700
Ghorabari Taluka  1,108 105,482
Sujawal Taluka  747 127,299
Mirpur Bathoro Taluka  698 151,915
Jati Taluka  3,488 123,957
Shah Bunder Taluka  3,074 100,575
Kharo Chan Taluka  778 25,666
Mirpur Khas Division 38,8992,419,7453,936,349
Sanghar DistrictSanghar10,728917,8631,453,028
Sanghar Taluka  2,118 264,882
Sinjhoro Taluka  907 199,474
Khipro Taluka  5,933 327,185
Shahdadpur Taluka  890 340,778
Jam Nawaz Ali Taluka  440 90,091
Tando Adam Taluka  440 230,618
Mirpur Khas DistrictMirpur Khas2,925577,879905,935
Mirpur KhasTaluka  34104,000297,486
DigriTaluka  720 152,639
Kot Ghulam MohammadTaluka  762 152,639
JhuddoTaluka  800 146,013
SindhriTaluka  1,000 147,563
Hussain Bux MarriTaluka  406 82,995
Umer Kot DistrictUmer Kot5,608383,018663,095
Umer KotTaluka  3,209 312,753
SamaroTaluka  959 112,647
KunriTaluka  585 158,215
PithoroTaluka  855 79,480
Tharparkar DistrictMithi19,638540,985914,291
ChachroTaluka  6,399 357,757
Nagar ParkarTaluka  3,862 153,106
DiploTaluka  4,037 161,880
MithiTaluka  5,340 241,548
Karachi Division 3,5276,437,9849,856,318
Karachi City Districtتلاش کا نتیجہ3,5276,437,9849,856,318
Kimari Town   383,788
Site Town   467,560
Baldia Town   406,165
Orangi Town   723,694
Lyari Town   607,992
Saddar Town   616,151
Jamshed Town   733,821
Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town   1,200,000
Shah Faisal Town   335,823
Landhi Town   666,748
Korangi Town   564,505
North Nazimabad Town   500,000
New Karachi Town   240,000
Gulberg Town   453,490
Liaquatabad Town   649,091
Malir Town   398,289
Bin Qasim Town   315,684
Gadap Town   289,564
Faisal Cantonment    
Manora Cantonment    
Karachi Cantonment    
Clifton Cantonment    
Malir Cantonment    
Korangi Creek Cantonment    
total 796,09584,525,300132,352,279
source: Pakistan Census Organisation, Pakistan.
note: Lower level data is from many different sources and doesn't add up. After the 1998 census many changes have taken place, above is only an attempt to get to near to the current situation.
note: Latin naming of divisions differs from source to source, or even within sources.
note: total excludes Azad Kashmir and the Northern Areas.
note: Azad Kashmir = that part of Jammu & Kashmir occupied by Pakistan. Population est. for 1990.
note: Northern Areas = administered by Pakistan but disputed by India; consisting of Baltistan (Skardu), Diamir (Chilas), Gilgit (Gilgit). Population est. for 1990.
note: Fr. Prov. = Frontier Province; T.A. Adj. = Tribal Area Adjacent; FATA = Federally Administered Tribal Areas; FCT = Federal Capital Territory; P-A area = Pakistan-administered area; De-Ex. = De-Excluded.

Main cities

namepopulation
1981-03-01
census
population
1998-03-01
census
latitude /
longitude
Karachi5,208,1329,204,480 
Lahore2,952,6895,143,495 
Faisalabad1,104,2092,008,861 
Rawalpindi794,8341,409,768 
Multan732,0701,197,384 
Hyderabad751,5291,166,894 
Gujranwala600,9931,132,509 
Peshawar566,248982,816 
Quetta285,719565,137 
Islamabad204,364529,18033.70/73.01
Sargodha291,362458,440 
Sialkot301,609421,502 
Bahawalpur180,263408,395 
Sukkur190,551335,551 
Jhang195,558293,366 
Sheikhupura141,168280,263 
Larkana123,890270,283 
Gujrat155,058251,792 
Mardan147,977244,511 
Kasur155,523241,649 
Rahimyar Khan119,036233,537 
Sahiwal150,954207,388 
Okara127,455201,815 
Wah Cantonment..198,431 
Dera Ghazi Khan102,007188,149 
Mirpur Khas124,371184,465 
Nawabshah..183,110 
Mingaora..174,469 
Chiniot..169,282 
Kamoke..150,984 
Burewala..149,857 
Jhelum..145,847 
Sadiqabad..141,509 
Jacobabad..137,733 
Shikarpur..133,259 
Khanewal..132,962 
Hafizabad..130,216 
Kohat..125,271 
Muzaffargarh..121,641 
Khanpur..117,764 
Gojra..114,967 
Bahawalnagar..109,642 
Muridke..108,578 
Pakpattan..107,791 
Abbottabad..105,999 
Tando Adam..103,363 
Jaranwala..103,308 
Khairpur..102,188 
Chishtian Mandi..101,659 
Daska..101,500 
Dadu..98,575 
Mandi Bahauddin..97,340 
Ahmadpur East..96,032 
Kamalia..95,291 
Khuzdar..93,060 
Vihari..92,334 
Dera Ismail Khan64,35890,357 
Wazirabad..89,652 
Nowshera Kalan..89,428 
Khushab..87,294 
Tando Allahyar..86,056 
Charsadda..84,257 
Chakwal..80,620 
Mianwali..79,996 
Kot Addu..79,054 
Swabi..78,960 
source: Pakistan Census Organisation, Islamabad, Pakistan.