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Pakistan census: A third sex, nine languages, many faiths

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing for its first census in 19 years from this Wednesday. Here are some facts about the sixth most populous nation in the world. A third sex For the first time, transsexual people will be counted separately, according to representatives of this historically recognised but often persecuted community in Pakistan. The forms had been printed well in advance of court decisions to include them in the count. Now enumerators have been informed that those surveyed will have three numeric choices…