Pakistan national population at the beginning of 2006 was estimated at 155.4 million people, and the average annual growth rate of the population during 2000-2006 was around 2.2 per cent.
Most of the population is concentrated in Punjab and Sindh, while Balochistan is by far the least populated province. Around two thirds of the population is living in rural areas.
PAKISTAN EMPLOYMENT TRENDS (Skills)
December 2007, No. 2
Labour Market Information and Analysis Unit
Ministry of Labour, Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis
Government of Pakistan