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DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS - 1998 CENSUS
               
Indicators
Pakistan
NWFP*
FATA#
Punjab
Sindh
Balochistan
Islamabad
 
Area(Sq. Kms) 796096 74521 27220 205345 140914 347190 906
   
Population (in thousand) 132352 17744 3176 73621 30440 6566 805
   
Male ( % ) 52.03 51.22 52.01 51.74 52.88 53.40 53.93
   
Female ( % ) 47.97 48.78 47.99 48.26 47.12 46.60 46.07
   
Urban Proportion 32.50 16.87 2.70 31.27 48.75 23.90 65.70
   
Population Density 166.3 238.1 116.7 358.5 216.0 18.9 880.8
(Persons per Sq. Km)  
   
Sex Ratio 108.5 105.0 108.4 107.2 112.2 114.6 117.0
(Male per 100 Female)  
   
Average Annual 2.69 2.82 2.19 2.64 2.80 2.47 5.19
Growth Rate(1981-1998)  
   
Population Under 15 (%) 43.40 47.20 25.90 42.52 42.76 46.67 37.90
   
Population 15 - 64 Years (%) 53.09 49.79 24.30 53.46 54.47 50.81 59.38
   
Population 65 & Above (%) 3.50 3.01 1.80 4.02 2.77 2.52 2.73
   
Age Dependency Ratio 88.34 100.83 114.00 87.07 83.58 96.79 68.42
   
Literacy Ratio (10 +) 43.92 35.41 17.42 46.56 45.29 24.83 72.88
   
       Male 54.81 51.39 29.51 57.20 54.50 34.03 80.64
   
       Female 32.02 18.82 3.00 35.10 34.78 14.09 62.39
   
Enrolment Ratio (5 - 24) 35.98 31.46 - 39.38 32.78 23.53 57.50
   
       Male 41.19 40.99 - 43.83 37.35 29.49 57.70
   
       Female 30.35 21.30 - 34.63 27.70 60.40 57.30
   
Economically Active 22.24 19.41 - 22.55 22.75 24.05 23.00
Population (%)  
   
Labour Force Participation 31.98 29.09 - 31.98 32.73 36.45 30.68
Rate (10 +)  
   
Un-employment  Rate 19.68 26.83 - 19.10 14.43 33.48 15.70
   
Disabled Population (%) 2.54 2.12 - 2.48 3.05 2.23 1.05
               
*     N W F P stands for North West Frontier Province  
#     F A T A stans for Federally Administered Tribal Areas  
   

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