July 14, 2016

No Homes for Pakistanis as Population Soars

KARACHI, 14 July 2016: The population of Pakistan is spiraling out of control. Every year, 3.7 million people add to the current figure of 194.5 million people making it the sixth most populous country in the world. In 1950 the population only stood at 33 million. So what is causing the sudden spike in population numbers? Various factors contribute to a country’s population count. High fertility, declining mortality, customs of