Little Pakistan

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Little Pakistan
Gerrard Street, Toronto.JPG
Pakistani and other South Asian shops in Gerrard Street, Toronto
Urdu name
Urdu چھوٹا پاکستان

"Little Pakistan" is a general name for an ethnic enclave populated primarily by Pakistanis or people of Pakistani ancestry (overseas Pakistani), usually in an urban neighborhood.

Locations[edit]

Overseas Pakistanis
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Total population
5,800,000
Approximately 3% of the Pakistani population
Regions with significant populations
 Saudi Arabia 1,500,000+
 United Arab Emirates 1,200,000+
 United Kingdom 1,100,100+
 United States 363,699
 Canada 155,310
 Kuwait 100,000
 Oman 85,000
 Qatar 83,000
 Greece 80,000
 France 60,000
 Malaysia 56,000
 Germany 49,000
 Spain 47,000
 Bahrain 45,000
 Norway 39,134
 Australia 31,277
 Libya 30,000
 China 27,000
 Denmark 21,642
 Netherlands 19,408
Languages
English, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, Saraiki, Balochi, other languages of Pakistan and the languages spoken in the respective country of residence.
Religion
Predominantly Islam (Sunni & Shia) with small numbers of Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism and Sikhism.

Belgium[edit]

Canada[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Pakistanis in Malaysia

Norway[edit]

Oman[edit]

Muttrah - Muscat

Spain[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Aziziya - Jeddah، Little Pakistan

United States[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shortell, Timothy; Jerome Krass (6 February 2013). Regev Nathansohn, Dennis Zuev, ed. Sociology of the Visual Sphere. Routledge. p. 118. ISBN 978-0415807005. 
  2. ^ Big Apple blues, Express Tribune