Pakistan population: 219,217,290

Pakistan is a country with a history of more than 2500 years old, which was considered one of the advanced and developed civilizations in the ancient years. It recognized its official mark on the world map in the year 1947. It is a country located in South Asia and considered the 33rd largest country in the world based on area. The country has deep roots with Islam religion, and most of the population in the country are Muslims.

The largest cities in Pakistan by population

Here are the largest cities in Pakistan according to the population

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Karachi 11,624,219 Malir Cantonment 300,000 Mandi Bahauddin 129,733
Lahore 6,310,888 Kasur 290,643 Tando Allahyar 127,202
Faisalabad 2,506,595 Mingora 279,914 Daska Kalan 126,924
Rawalpindi 1,743,101 Dera Ghazi Khan 236,093 Pakpattan 126,706
Multan 1,437,230 Sahiwal 235,695 Bahawalnagar 126,700
Hyderabad 1,386,330 Nawabshah 229,504 Bahawalnagar 126,617
Gujranwala 1,384,471 Okara 223,648 Tando Adam 125,598
Peshawar 1,218,773 Mirpur Khas 215,657 Khairpur Mir’s 124,602
Rahim Yar Khan 788,915 Chiniot 201,781 Chishtian 122,199
Quetta 733,675 Shahkot 200,000 Abbottabad 120,000
Muzaffarabad 725,000 Kamoke 199,531 Jaranwala 119,785
Battagram 700,000 Saddiqabad 189,876 Ahmadpur East 116,579
Kotli 640,000 Burewala 183,915 Vihari 112,840
Islamabad 601,600 Jacobabad 170,588 Kamalia 112,426
Bahawalpur 552,607 Muzaffargarh 165,192 Kot Addu 104,217
Sargodha 542,603 Muridke 164,246 Khushab 102,793
Sialkot 477,396 Jhelum 164,080 Wazirabad 102,444
Sukkur 417,767 Shikarpur 156,901 Dera Ismail Khan 101,616
Larkana 364,033 Hafizabad 153,656 Chakwal 101,200
Shekhupura 361,303 Kohat 151,427 Swabi 97,363
Bhimbar 342,900 Khanpur 142,426 Lodhran 97,249
Jhang Sadr 341,210 Khuzdar 141,227 Nowshera Cantonment 96,766
Gujrat 301,506 Dadu 139,784
Mardan 300,424 Gojra 139,726

Pakistan population history

Pakistan has experienced steady growth in population over the years. In 1955 the country ranked 14th place in population, but today it is in 5th place. From the year 2017, it is in the same rank. The fertility rate was 3.73 in 2019, and this year it is 3.55. The median age was 22.0 in the year 2019, but this year, it has slightly increased. The yearly change is estimated to be 2.00%.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 220,892,340 2.00% 4,327,022 -233,379 22.8 3.55 287 35.10% 77,437,729 2.83% 7,794,798,739 5
2019 216,565,318 2.04% 4,337,032 -233,379 22 3.73 281 34.90% 75,510,639 2.81% 7,713,468,100 5
2018 212,228,286 2.08% 4,322,077 -233,379 22 3.73 275 34.70% 73,630,430 2.78% 7,631,091,040 5
2017 207,906,209 2.10% 4,274,856 -233,379 22 3.73 270 34.50% 71,795,700 2.75% 7,547,858,925 5
2016 203,631,353 2.11% 4,204,389 -233,379 22 3.73 264 34.40% 70,005,271 2.73% 7,464,022,049 6
2015 199,426,964 2.14% 4,000,465 -215,833 21.8 3.78 259 34.20% 68,226,783 2.70% 7,379,797,139 6
2010 179,424,641 2.28% 3,824,127 -67,961 20.7 4.17 233 33.30% 59,691,513 2.58% 6,956,823,603 6
2005 160,304,008 2.41% 3,592,086 -130,036 19.6 4.71 208 32.60% 52,301,807 2.45% 6,541,907,027 6
2000 142,343,578 2.83% 3,713,348 94,182 18.8 5.37 185 32.10% 45,687,389 2.32% 6,143,493,823 7
1995 123,776,839 2.83% 3,225,784 -204,677 18.4 5.96 161 31.60% 39,104,110 2.15% 5,744,212,979 8
1990 107,647,921 3.15% 3,091,282 27,958 18.5 6.3 140 30.60% 32,923,693 2.02% 5,327,231,061 8
1985 92,191,510 3.39% 2,827,433 277,424 18.6 6.44 120 29.40% 27,060,895 1.89% 4,870,921,740 8
1980 78,054,343 3.16% 2,247,493 134,441 18.5 6.6 101 28.10% 21,910,455 1.75% 4,458,003,514 10
1975 66,816,877 2.82% 1,734,963 -27,621 18.6 6.6 87 26.30% 17,592,808 1.64% 4,079,480,606 10
1970 58,142,060 2.69% 1,444,817 -41,996 19.3 6.6 75 24.80% 14,416,426 1.57% 3,700,437,046 10
1965 50,917,975 2.51% 1,185,857 -18,654 19.9 6.6 66 23.50% 11,954,323 1.52% 3,339,583,597 14
1960 44,988,690 2.13% 900,132 -3,340 20.1 6.6 58 22.10% 9,926,658 1.48% 3,034,949,748 14
1955 40,488,030 1.52% 589,131 -1,651 20.1 6.6 53 19.70% 7,968,418 1.46% 2,773,019,936 14

Pakistan population forecast

The population of Pakistan is expected to grow by the year 2050. It is foreseen to be 338,013,196 by the year 2050. The median age is said to increase through the years to age 30.0. The urban population is expected to grow by 47.4%. The fertility rate is going to be the same, which is 3.55.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 220,892,340 2.07% 4,293,075 -233,379 22.8 3.55 287 35.10% 77,437,729 2.83% 7,794,798,739 5
2025 242,234,056 1.86% 4,268,343 -202,293 23.8 3.55 314 36.20% 87,777,053 2.96% 8,184,437,460 5
2030 262,958,794 1.66% 4,144,948 -176,062 24.9 3.55 341 37.80% 99,359,685 3.08% 8,548,487,400 5
2035 282,863,442 1.47% 3,980,930 -166,292 26.1 3.55 367 39.80% 112,484,070 3.18% 8,887,524,213 6
2040 302,129,193 1.33% 3,853,150 -166,294 27.4 3.55 392 42.20% 127,361,588 3.28% 9,198,847,240 6
2045 320,723,644 1.20% 3,718,890 -165,910 28.7 3.55 416 44.80% 143,649,422 3.38% 9,481,803,274 6
2050 338,013,196 1.06% 3,457,910 30 3.55 438 47.40% 160,228,128 3.47% 9,735,033,990 5

Pakistan Demographics

The life expectancy of the population in Pakistan is 67.79 years. This data is for both sexes. The infant mortality of the country is estimated to be 55.8. The male population is estimated to be 113,672,007, and the female population is estimated to be 107,220,324.

Pakistan Religion and Politics

Islam is the state religion of the country of Pakistan. This is practiced by most of the population of Pakistan. The remaining population follows Christianity, Hinduism, Ahmadis, and Sikhism.

The framework established by the constitution is followed in Pakistan. It is a federal parliamentary republic where the governments enjoy powers of residuary and autonomy.

Pakistan Economy

Pakistan’s economy is the twenty-four largest when it comes to purchasing power parity. It is in the 42nd rank in the nominal gross domestic product. The currency of Pakistan is Pakistan Rupee. Currently, the country is facing an economic slowdown with the downfall of Pakistani Rupee in comparison to the US dollar.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%