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    Pakistan People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/pakistan/pakistan_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      165,803,560 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 39% (male 33,293,428/female 31,434,314)
      15-64 years: 56.9% (male 48,214,298/female 46,062,933)
      65 years and over: 4.1% (male 3,256,065/female 3,542,522) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 19.8 years
      male: 19.7 years
      female: 20 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.09% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      29.74 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      8.23 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -0.59 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.92 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 70.45 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 70.84 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 70.04 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 63.39 years
      male: 62.4 years
      female: 64.44 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      4 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.1% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      74,000 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      4,900 (2003 est.)

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, malaria, and cutaneous leishmaniasis are high risks depending on location
      animal contact disease: rabies (2005)

      Nationality:
      noun: Pakistani(s)
      adjective: Pakistani

      Ethnic groups:
      Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun (Pathan), Baloch, Muhajir (immigrants from India at the time of partition and their descendants)

      Religions:
      Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other 3%

      Languages:
      Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Siraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashtu 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official and lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 48.7%
      male: 61.7%
      female: 35.2% (2004 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Pakistan on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Pakistan People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Pakistan People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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