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Pakistan People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Page last updated on January 26, 2010

Population:
174,578,558 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 37.2% (male 33,739,547/female 31,868,065)
15-64 years: 58.6% (male 52,849,607/female 50,378,198)
65 years and over: 4.2% (male 3,475,927/female 3,931,605) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 20.8 years
male: 20.6 years
female: 21 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.555% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
25.89 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
7.21 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
-3.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 36% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 67.36 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 70.65 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 63.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 65.26 years
male: 63.51 years
female: 67.11 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
3.43 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.1% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
96,000 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
5,100 (2007 est.)

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria
animal contact disease: rabies
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)

Nationality:
noun: Pakistani(s)
adjective: Pakistani

Ethnic groups:
Punjabi 44.68%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.42%, Sindhi 14.1%, Sariaki 8.38%, Muhagirs 7.57%, Balochi 3.57%, other 6.28%

Religions:
Muslim 95% (Sunni 75%, Shia 20%), other (includes Christian and Hindu) 5%

Languages:
Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Siraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashtu 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 49.9%
male: 63%
female: 36% (2005 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 7 years
male: 7 years
female: 6 years (2006)

Education expenditures:
2.6% of GDP (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Pakistan on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Pakistan People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Pakistan People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.



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