Budget 2015 - 16

Pakistan’s population estimated at 191.71 million – life expectancy rises for both men & women

The 2014-15 Economic Survey of Pakistan released this evening by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar provided the following details about Pakistan’s population, life expectancy, birth and death rates, and the total labour force.

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  • Pakistan’s estimated population is 191.71 million in 2015 — in 2014 it was estimated at 188 million in 2014.
  • The Population Growth Rate has shown improvement and decreased from 1.95 percent in 2014 to 1.92 percent in 2015.
  • Total Fertility Rate (TFR) is 3.2 children per women in 2015.
  • Life expectancy for women has improved from 66.9 years to 67.3 years in 2015 and life expectancy for males has increased from 64.9 years to 65.2 years in 2015.Human-Life-Cycle
  • The Crude Birth Rate has improved from 26.4 per thousand to 26.1 per thousand and Crude Death Rate decreased from 6.90 per thousand to 6.80 per thousand in 2015.
  • The Urban population has increased from 72.50 million in 2014 to 75.19 million in 2015 while rural population increased to 116.5 million from 115.5 million in 2015.
  • The total labour force has reached at 60.09 million in 2013-14. 2419workers
  • The total number of people employed during 2013-14 was 56.52 million,
  • Unemployment rate has decreased from 6.24 percent in 2012-13 to 6.0 percent in 2013-14.

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