Federal cabinet approves to notify provisional results of Census 2017


Islamabad, Jan. 3 (TNS): The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved to notify provisional results of Census 2017.

The approval was given at a meeting in Islamabad today (Wednesday) with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair.

According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the district and tehsil level record of blocks is being handed over to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for timely general elections of 2018.

According to the provisional results, the total population of Pakistan is about 208 million, whereas Punjab counts for 110 million people, Sindh 47.8, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 30.5, Balochistan 12.3, FATA five, and Islamabad two million people.