The federal government will launch provisional outcomes of the country’s largest-ever population census by the top of July, Radio Pakistan reported.
The knowledge was shared by Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa throughout a gathering chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad on Thursday.
Bajwa revealed that in Pakistan’s sixth housing and inhabitants census, 151 districts of the 4 provinces, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have been coated.
The primary part of the census ended on April 15, whereas the second part was accomplished on Might 25.
Finance Minister Dar, in the meantime, stated that your complete headcount was carried out in accordance with the set timelines.
He stated the final census was carried out in 1998 by the PML-N authorities and it was after a niche of just about 20 years that the sixth census is being carried out, once more by the PML-N authorities.
The federal government has spent Rs18.5 billion on the census, of which Rs6bn was spent on military personnel and an analogous quantity on the PBS employees. The remaining Rs6.5bn was spent on offering transportation.
The primary census within the nation was carried out in 1951, the second in 1961, the third in 1972 as an alternative of 1971, because of political turmoil, and the fourth census was carried out in 1981. The fifth census, which was due in 1991, was carried out in March 1998 with assist from the military. Underneath the Structure, the federal government is meant to conduct the census each 10 years.
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