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    Pakistan People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/pakistan/pakistan_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 147,663,429 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 39.9% (male 30,321,217; female 28,581,334)
      15-64 years: 56% (male 42,254,996; female 40,392,092)
      65 years and over: 4.1% (male 2,984,391; female 3,129,399) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.06% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 30.4 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 9.02 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -0.79 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 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: 0.95 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 78.52 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 61.82 years
      female: 62.73 years (2002 est.)
      male: 60.96 years

      Total fertility rate 4.25 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.1% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 74,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 6,500 (1999 est.)

      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: 42.7%
      male: 55.3%
      female: 29% (1998)

      NOTE: The information regarding Pakistan on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Pakistan People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Pakistan People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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