Pakistan-new stamp on Census

\"\"Pakistan Post released a new commemorative stamp on 6th Population and Housing Census 2011 on 10th Feb. 2011.Denomination of stamp is 10 Rs.Census will cover entire territory of Pakistan.All persons living in the country at the time of census dates are enumerated. Foreign nationals are also enumerated except diplomatic personnel and their families.Three types of questionnaires will be used for Census. Form -1 will be used for house Listing , Form – 2 will be used for main census operation while Form -2A will be used on sample basis for detail questions.This work will be completed in Sep.2011.

The population of Pakistan in 2009 as per a World Bank report stood at 169,708,303 and is world\’s sixth most-populous country, behind Brazil and ahead of Bangladesh. As per an analysis Pakistan\’s urban population expanded over sevenfold during 1950-2008, while the total population increased by over fourfold. In the past, the country\’s population had a relatively high growth rate that has, however, been moderated by declining fertility and birth rates. The population growth rate now stands at 1.6%.

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