Demographics of Pakistan

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date08 Dec 2021

As of 2021, the population of Pakistan is projected at 225.20 million, up by 1.95% compared with 220.89 million in 2020. Pakistan is ranked 5th in terms of population and 49th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 6.05 million births in Pakistan in 2021. That is 16,574 per day, which is ranked 4th. The crude birth rate is 26.88 per 1000 people. There are 1.53 million deaths in Pakistan in 2021. That is 4,193 per day, which is ranked 7th. The crude death rate is 6.8 per 1000 people.

79.41 million people are living in urban areas, which is 37.44% of Pakistan population. Pakistan is ranked 189th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Pakistan in 2021 is 106.01 males per 100 females. There are 115.88 million males and 109.32 million females in Pakistan. The percentage of female population is 48.54% compare to 51.46% male population. Pakistan has 6.57 million more males than females. Pakistan is at 186th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Pakistan population

Year Population Growth (%)
195037,542,370-
195540,488,0321.81
196044,988,6902.32
196550,917,9752.6
197058,142,0622.73
197566,816,8752.94
198078,054,3463.3
198592,191,5053.34
1990107,647,9183
1995123,776,8352.84
2000142,343,5832.68
2005160,304,0072.32
2010179,424,6432.22
2015199,426,9532.11
2016203,631,3562.11
2017207,906,2102.1
2018212,228,2882.08
2019216,565,3172.04
2020220,892,3312
2021225,199,9291.95
  • Total
  • Crude

Pakistan death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
19501,103,7821,567,01029.1341.39
19551,003,0491,751,95424.6443.11
1960933,9331,990,32620.6844.11
1965899,8692,247,26517.6244.05
1970891,6132,510,86015.2943.13
1975922,7382,847,95913.7342.44
1980994,3393,313,60412.6742.26
19851,085,5873,897,91111.7542.20
19901,166,1794,438,01610.8341.22
19951,221,2394,766,5869.8338.38
20001,259,8094,931,9718.8634.70
20051,309,3685,099,8168.1531.75
20101,358,2835,402,6877.5730.08
20151,420,0115,820,3577.1129.12
20201,511,6096,045,5676.8427.38
20211,530,3446,049,5476.8026.88
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Pakistan

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19506,577,75430,964,622-17.521
19557,968,41832,455,8784.2019.712
19609,926,65834,981,6354.6622.104
196511,954,32338,890,8983.7423.511
197014,416,42643,674,3333.8524.817
197517,592,80849,195,0934.2926.341
198021,910,45556,157,6894.6228.066
198527,060,89565,158,5934.2129.344
199032,923,69374,754,9213.8030.576
199539,104,11083,725,0383.3831.836
200045,687,38992,835,8962.9232.982
200552,301,807101,607,8602.6833.982
201059,691,513110,868,6692.7034.997
201568,226,783121,153,7302.6636.026
202077,437,729130,924,6052.5537.165
202179,411,956132,695,0392.5537.440
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Pakistan population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 14,674,365 13,614,194 28,288,559 12.56 107.787
05-09 13,450,891 12,475,553 25,926,444 11.51 107.818
10-14 12,316,594 11,455,717 23,772,311 10.56 107.515
15-19 11,541,347 10,629,531 22,170,878 9.84 108.578
20-24 10,856,498 10,101,382 20,957,880 9.31 107.475
25-29 9,993,632 9,480,617 19,474,249 8.65 105.411
30-34 8,836,421 8,449,829 17,286,250 7.68 104.575
35-39 7,395,940 7,096,216 14,492,156 6.44 104.224
40-44 6,120,116 5,885,418 12,005,534 5.33 103.988
45-49 5,050,230 4,869,367 9,919,597 4.40 103.714
50-54 4,270,700 4,145,699 8,416,399 3.74 103.015
55-59 3,580,272 3,500,898 7,081,170 3.14 102.267
60-64 2,777,275 2,724,554 5,501,829 2.44 101.935
65-69 1,897,604 1,880,847 3,778,451 1.68 100.891
70-74 1,379,267 1,349,951 2,729,218 1.21 102.172
75-79 953,727 929,914 1,883,641 0.84 102.561
80-84 516,766 490,711 1,007,477 0.45 105.310
85-89 207,849 186,125 393,974 0.17 111.672
90-94 56,617 43,693 100,310 0.04 129.579
95-99 8,090 4,652 12,742 0.01 173.904
100+ 597 263 860 0.00 226.996
Total 115,884,798 109,315,131 225,199,929 106.010