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Pakistan: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces, federal territories, districts and agencies of Pakistan by census years.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1972-09-16
Population
Census
1981-03-01
Population
Census
1998-03-01
Population
Census
2017-03-15
BalochistanProvince2,428,6784,332,3766,565,88512,344,408
AwaranDistrict51,918110,353118,173121,680
BarkhanDistrict44,70461,686103,545171,556
ChagaiDistrict34,03463,713104,534226,008
Dera BugtiDistrict52,718103,821181,310312,603
GwadarDistrict90,820112,385185,498263,514
HarnaiDistrict28,13040,01376,65297,017
JaffarabadDistrict......291,290513,813
Jhal MagsiDistrict75,26168,092109,941149,225
Kachhi (Bolan)District92,144153,849199,457237,030
KalatDistrict71,746209,149237,834412,232
KechDistrict147,978379,467413,204909,116
KharanDistrict......96,900156,152
KhuzdarDistrict146,207276,449417,466802,207
Killa AbdullahDistrict113,215170,590360,724757,578
Killa SaifullahDistrict72,086148,362193,553342,814
KohluDistrict55,49771,26999,846214,350
LasbelaDistrict125,263188,139312,695574,292
LehriDistrict53,88883,27488,599118,046
LoralaiDistrict84,366204,055250,147397,400
MastungDistrict......150,650266,461
MusakhelDistrict38,54791,174134,056167,017
NasirabadDistrict43,893129,112245,894490,538
NushkiDistrict31,26156,74298,030178,796
PanjgurDistrict56,820160,750234,051316,385
PishinDistrict135,939208,007376,728736,481
QuettaDistrict252,577383,403773,9362,275,699
Sheerani (Sherani)District25,38478,62581,684153,116
SibiDistrict60,60458,469103,746135,572
SohbatpurDistrict......141,527200,538
WashukDistrict......110,009176,206
ZhobDistrict74,519134,660193,458310,544
ZiaratDistrict37,68863,17980,748160,422
Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)Federal Territory2,491,2302,198,5473,176,3315,001,676
BajaurTribal District (Agency)364,050289,206595,2271,093,684
Frontier Region BannuAdjoining Tribal Area50,77863,21319,59343,114
Frontier Region Dera Ismail KhanAdjoining Tribal Area49,82255,82438,99068,556
Frontier Region KohatAdjoining Tribal Area44,04257,24588,456118,578
Frontier Region Lakki MarwatAdjoining Tribal Area13,10416,1496,98726,359
Frontier Region PeshawarAdjoining Tribal Area60,13237,06153,84164,691
Frontier Region TankAdjoining Tribal Area26,61630,18327,21636,389
KhyberTribal District (Agency)378,032284,256546,730986,973
KurramTribal District (Agency)279,998294,362448,310619,553
MohmandTribal District (Agency)382,922163,933334,453466,984
North WaziristanTribal District (Agency)250,663238,910361,246543,254
OrakzaiTribal District (Agency)283,557358,751225,441254,356
South WaziristanTribal District (Agency)307,514309,454429,841679,185
IslamabadCapital Territory237,549340,286805,2352,006,572
IslamabadDistrict237,549340,286805,2352,006,572
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier)Province8,388,55111,061,32817,743,64530,523,371
AbbottabadDistrict524,826647,635880,6661,332,912
BannuDistrict341,690422,027675,6671,167,892
BatagramDistrict174,009339,119307,278476,612
BunerDistrict187,984265,517506,048897,319
CharsaddaDistrict513,193630,8111,022,3641,616,198
ChitralDistrict159,000208,560318,689447,362
Dera Ismail KhanDistrict380,229494,432852,9951,627,132
HanguDistrict125,721182,474314,529518,798
HaripurDistrict417,561479,031692,2281,003,031
KarakDistrict191,204249,681430,796706,299
KohatDistrict264,465326,617562,644993,874
Kohistan (Lower Kohistan - Upper Kohistan)District204,521465,237472,570784,711
Lakki MarwatDistrict225,529288,759490,025876,182
Lower DirDistrict277,481404,844717,6491,435,917
Malakand Protected AreaDistrict185,872257,797452,291720,295
MansehraDistrict638,504631,012978,1571,556,460
MardanDistrict696,622881,4651,460,1002,373,061
NowsheraDistrict410,718537,638874,3731,518,540
PeshawarDistrict807,0121,113,3032,026,8514,269,079
ShanglaDistrict179,813251,546434,563757,810
SwabiDistrict507,631625,0351,026,8041,624,616
SwatDistrict520,614715,9381,257,6022,309,570
TankDistrict93,389141,062238,216391,885
Tor Ghar (Kala Dhaka)District109,918139,223174,682171,395
Upper DirDistrict251,045362,565575,858946,421
PunjabProvince37,607,42347,292,44173,621,290110,012,442
AttockDistrict748,890876,6671,274,9351,883,556
BahawalnagarDistrict1,073,8911,373,7472,061,4472,981,919
BahawalpurDistrict1,071,0261,453,4382,433,0913,668,106
BhakkarDistrict500,498665,8841,051,4561,650,518
ChakwalDistrict692,802775,6001,083,7251,495,982
ChiniotDistrict570,775694,080965,1241,369,740
Dera Ghazi KhanDistrict686,057943,6631,643,1182,872,201
FaisalabadDistrict3,163,7563,561,9095,429,5477,873,910
GujranwalaDistrict1,615,5682,108,3653,400,9405,014,196
GujratDistrict1,177,3451,408,5852,048,0082,756,110
HafizabadDistrict444,187567,572832,9801,156,957
JhangDistrict983,8181,276,8641,869,4212,743,416
JhelumDistrict591,906659,012936,9571,222,650
KasurDistrict1,186,3861,528,0022,354,5063,454,996
KhanewalDistrict1,067,9931,369,7662,068,4902,921,986
KhushabDistrict543,314641,366905,7111,281,299
LahoreDistrict2,587,6213,544,9426,340,11411,126,285
LayyahDistrict495,537666,5171,120,9511,824,230
LodhranDistrict558,793739,9121,171,8001,700,620
Mandi BahauddinDistrict721,833846,1141,160,5521,593,292
MianwaliDistrict595,134711,5291,056,6201,546,094
MultanDistrict1,506,2231,970,0753,116,8514,745,109
MuzaffargarhDistrict1,069,3581,497,7362,635,9034,322,009
Nankana SahibDistrict......1,044,8651,356,374
NarowalDistrict834,501908,9771,265,0971,709,757
OkaraDistrict1,123,8121,487,2612,232,9923,039,139
PakpattanDistrict615,742843,6231,286,6801,823,687
Rahim Yar KhanDistrict1,398,8791,841,4513,141,0534,814,006
RajanpurDistrict456,391638,9211,103,6181,995,958
RawalpindiDistrict1,744,9492,121,4503,363,9115,405,633
SahiwalDistrict944,6561,281,5261,843,1942,517,560
SargodhaDistrict1,557,6411,911,8492,665,9793,703,588
SheikhupuraDistrict......2,276,1643,460,426
SialkotDistrict1,509,4241,802,5052,723,4813,893,672
Toba Tek SinghDistrict1,084,4421,134,5721,621,5932,190,015
VehariDistrict1,027,3191,328,8082,090,4162,897,446
SindhProvince14,155,90919,028,66630,439,89347,886,051
BadinDistrict......1,106,2721,804,516
DaduDistrict556,669705,6691,106,7171,550,266
GhotkiDistrict401,318558,058968,7971,646,318
HyderabadDistrict814,0601,005,4601,494,8662,199,463
JacobabadDistrict402,114586,234727,1901,006,297
JamshoroDistrict254,318375,942582,094993,142
Karachi CentralDistrict......2,277,9312,971,626
Karachi EastDistrict......1,472,8962,907,467
Karachi SouthDistrict......1,478,0471,791,751
Karachi WestDistrict......2,089,5093,914,757
KashmoreDistrict299,589413,629677,1201,089,169
KhairpurDistrict724,935981,1901,547,7512,404,334
KorangiDistrict......1,561,7422,457,019
LarkanaDistrict460,735572,0061,001,6081,524,391
MalirDistrict......976,1932,008,901
MatiariDistrict336,367438,319494,244769,349
Mirpur KhasDistrict......1,006,3291,505,876
Naushahro FerozeDistrict685,829829,0511,087,5711,612,373
Qambar ShahdadkotDistrict460,722566,574924,2941,341,042
SangharDistrict......1,319,8812,057,057
Shaheed Benazir Abad (Nawabshah)District678,982838,3501,102,5841,612,847
ShikarpurDistrict530,551596,409880,4381,231,481
SujawalDistrict356,338361,799513,702781,967
SukkurDistrict460,649575,962931,3871,487,903
Tando AllahyarDistrict256,994329,370493,526836,887
Tando Muhammad KhanDistrict......438,624677,228
TharparkarDistrict359,357540,985914,2911,649,661
ThattaDistrict319,698399,240599,492979,817
UmerkotDistrict265,683383,018664,7971,073,146
PakistanRepublic65,309,34084,253,644132,352,279207,774,520

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (web), U.S. Bureau of Census: Demobase Pakistan (web).

Explanation: The Pakistani-administered parts of Kashmir are not tabulated. The Pakistani-administered parts of Kashmir are not tabulated. The results of the 2017 census are preliminary. Area figures for districts are computed using geospatial data. Area figures for districts are computed using geospatial data.