Faisalabad Division

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Faisalabad Division
Map of Faisalabad Division
Map of Faisalabad Division
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab, Pakistan Punjab
CapitalFaisalabad
Government
 • TypeDivisional Administration
 • CommissionerN/A
 • Regional Police OfficerN/A
Area
 • Total17,917 km2 (6,918 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total14,177,081
 • Density790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Websitefaisalabaddivision.punjab.gov.pk

Faisalabad Division is an administrative division of Punjab, Pakistan. The reforms of 2000 abolished the third tier of government but was restored again in 2008.[2][3]

Districts[edit]

It consists of the following districts:[4]

District Area (km²) Population (2017)[1]
Faisalabad 5,856 7,873,910
Jhang 6,166 2,743,416
Toba Tek Singh 4,364 2,190,015
Chiniot
2,643 1,369,740
Total 17,917 14,177,081

Demographics[edit]

According to 2017 census, Faisalabad division had a population of 14,177,081, which includes 7,233,831 males and 6,949,921 females. Faisalabad division constitutes 381 Hindus, 13,769,252 Muslims, 338,590 Christians, 74,749 Ahmadi followed by 597 scheduled castes and 1,662 others.

Religions in Faisalabad Division (2017)

  Hinduism (0.001%)
  Islam (97.12%)
  Christianity (2.38%)
  Ahmadi (0.5%)
  Scheduled Caste (0.001%)
  Other (0.01%)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  2. ^ health.punjab.gov.pk (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20150416005317/http://health.punjab.gov.pk/?q=system%2Ffiles%2FDivision_and_district_wise_facilities.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-16. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Punjab Government Plans to Carve a New District from Lahore". 6 January 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-06-03.
  4. ^ Divisions/Districts of Pakistan Archived September 30, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
    Note: Although divisions as an administrative structure has been abolished, the election commission of Pakistan still groups districts under the division names

Coordinates: 31°15′N 72°48′E / 31.250°N 72.800°E / 31.250; 72.800