International rankings of Pakistan

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These are the international rankings of Pakistan.

Geography[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Total Area 33/196 2018 United Nations Statistics Division *Including Northern Areas
Irrigated land area 4/145 2016 CIA World Factbook[1]
Length of coastline 82/196 2018
Highest Point 2/241 2018 K2 is the second highest peak in the world
Mountain peaks over 7,200 meters above sea level 2nd the world 2018 List of highest mountains on Earth Pakistan has 42 mountain peaks which are over 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) above sea level.
Forest area 79/193 2011 CIA's World Factbook

Cereals, Fruits and Livestock Production[edit]

Field Pakistan Ranking Year Source
Apricot, 177,658 tonnes 6 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Cauliflowers and broccoli, output of 217,559 tonnes 9 2014-2015[3] Ministry of National Food Security and Research
 
Fish, output of 151,174 tonnes - 2015[4] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Cotton, output of 10,727,000 bales 4 2017[5] Dawn News
 
Rice, output of 10,300,000 tonnes 11 2016[6] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Onion, output of 1,671,012 tonnes 8 2014-2015[3] Ministry of National Food Security and Research
 
Mangoes, output of 1,716,882 tonnes 5 2014-2015[3] Ministry of National Food Security and Research
 
Wheat, output of 25,979,400 tonnes 8 2013-2014[7] Pakistan Bureau of Statistics
 
Dates, output of 537,204 tonnes 6 2014-2015[3] Ministry of National Food Security and Research
 
Sugar Cane, output of 67,460,100 tonnes 5 2013-2014[7] Pakistan Bureau of Statistics
 
Chickpea, output of 399,030 tonnes 6 2014[8] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Pulses, output of 139,397 tonnes 5 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Okra, output of 117,961 tonnes 5 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Goats, Stock of 66,615,000 Heads 4 2014[8] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Milk (Buffalo) 2 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Milk (Goat) 4 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Milk (as drink) 4 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 
Meat (Goat) 3 2016[2] Food and Agriculture Organization
 

Cities[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking Year Source Notes
Population of cities 2 City: Karachi
Metropolitan area population 6 City: Karachi
Urban area population 2 City: Karachi

Demographics[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Most Effected by Terrorism 4th most effected in the World 2016 Institute for Economics and Peace[9]
Fertility Rate 71/224 2016 CIA World Factbook[10] 2.68 child born per woman
English-speaking population 3/133 List of countries by English-speaking population
Human Development Index 147/188 2016 United Nations Development Programme[11]
Quality-of-life index 93/111 2005 Economist Intelligence Unit
Literacy rate 135/150 2016 UNESCO[12]
Population 5/238 May 2017 CIA World Factbook[13] Total Population 207,774,550
Population Density 50/217 2016 World Bank[14] 250.627 people per km² of land area
Life Expectancy 130/183 2015 World Health Organization[15] 57.8 years
Happiness Index 75/156 2018 World Happiness Report Top 1 in South Asia
Linguistic diversity index 39/209 2009 UNESCO[16]

Economy[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Account Balance 161/199 2016 CIA World Factbook[17]
Exports 66/224 2016 CIA World Factbook[18]
Imports 55/223 2016 CIA World Factbook[19]
Index of Economic Freedom 141/186 2017 Heritage Foundation[20]
GDP (nominal) per capita 173/216 2016 World Bank[21]
GDP (nominal) 40/195 2016 World Bank][22]
GDP (PPP) 26/229 2016 CIA World Factbook[23]
GDP (PPP) per capita 158/216 2016 World Bank[21]
Global Competitiveness Index 115/137 2017-2018 World Economic Forum[24]
Financial Development Index 58/62 2012 World Economic Forum[25]
Ease of Doing Business Index 144/190 2016 World Bank[26]
Labor Force 10/233 2016 CIA World Factbook[27]
Inflation rate 138/227 2016 CIA World Factbook[28]
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 57/172 31 December 2016 CIA World Factbook[29]

Industry[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Cement production 16 in the world 2014 United States Geological Survey[30]
Electricity production 208/209 2017 British Petroleum[31]
Hand-sewn footballs production 189 in the World[32] 2017 *Sialkot
Surgical instrument manufacturing 1st in the World 2017[33] *Sialkot

Environment[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Environmental Sustainbility Index 131/146 2005 Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy ESI Score 39.9[34]
Happy Planet Index 36/140 2016 New Economics Foundation HPI Score 31.5[35]

Energy[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Electricity Production 34/221 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 104.5 Billion KWh Annually
Electricity Installed Generating Capacity 38/214 FY 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 22.83 Million KW Annually
Electricity Consumption 35/220 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 85.9 Billion KWh
Electricity From Fossil Fuels 124/220 FY 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 61.8% Of Total Installed Capacity
Electricity From Nuclear Fuels 26/213 FY 2015 est. CIA World Factbook[36] 3.0% Of Total Installed Capacity
Electricity From Hydroelectric Plants 68/214 FY 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 31.8% Of Total Installed Capacity
Crude Oil Production 46/216 FY 2016 CIA World Factbook[36] 85,500 BBL/Day
Crude Oil Imports 35/215 2014 CIA World Factbook[36] 166,000 BBL/Day
Crude Oil Proved Reserve 55/212 1 Jan 2017 CIA World Factbook[36] 350.6 million Barrel
Natural Gas Production 23/216 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 39.3 Billion Cubic Meter/Annually
Natural Gas Imports 55/214 2015 CIA World Factbook[36] 1.37 Billion Cubic Meter/Annually
Natural Gas Proved Reserve 29/211 1 Jan 2017 CIA World Factbook & EIA[36] 542.5 Billion Cubic Meter / 19.1 Trillion Cubic Feet
Uranium Production 15/19 2016 World Nuclear Association[37] 45 Tonnes

Military[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Military funding 170/170 CIA World Factbook
Active troops 11/173 Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
List of countries by number of total troops 11/173
Size of armed forces 7th in the world
Most active UN peacekeeping force 1st in the world 2013

Political[edit]

List World Rank 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 Source
Corruption Perceptions Index
 
117/180
 
32[38] 32[39] 30[39] 29[39] 28[39] 27[39] Transparency International
 
Worldwide press freedom index
 
Steady139/180
 
Increase43.24

[139][40]

Increase43.55
[139][41]
Increase48.52
[147][42]
Increase50.46
[159][43]
- - - Reporters Without Borders
 
Democracy Index
 
Decrease110/167
 
Decrease4.26[44] Decrease4.33[45] Decrease4.40[45] Steady4.64[45] Increase4.64[45] Increase4.57[45] Economist Intelligence Unit
 
Failed States Index
 
Increase20/178
 
96.3

Increase[20][46]

98.9
Increase[17][47]
101.7
Increase[14][47]
103.0
Increase[13][47]
103.0
Decrease[10][47]
102.9
Steady[13][47]
101.6
Increase[13][47]
Fund for Peace and Foreign Policy
 

Culture and Society[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Books published per country per year 55/127 2012 The Pakistan National Bibliography[48] 3,811 titles
Best Country 74/80 2018 U.S. News & World Report[49] *Overall Ranking

Communications[edit]

Following rankings involving technological advances in communication are taken from the CIA World Factbook.[50]

List World rank Year Demographics (est.)
Telephone Lines in Use 30/218[51] 2014 4,900,000
Mobile Phone Users 9/222[52] 2016 136.48 million
Internet hosts 57/233[53] 2012 365,813
Number of Internet Users 27/217[54] June 2017 44.6 million

Sports[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Test Cricket - men's 7 / 10 September 2018 International Cricket Council[55]
ODI Cricket - men's 5 / 14 September 2018 International Cricket Council[56]
T20i Cricket - men's 1 / 17 September 2018 International Cricket Council[57]
Cricket - women's 7 / 10 September 2018 International Cricket Council[58]
Number of British Open Squash champions (men) 1/ 12 2018 British Open Squash Championships 30 championships
Number of World Squash Championships (men) 1/150 2018 World Squash Championships 14 championships
International Hockey Federation World Rankings (men) 13/91 2018 International Hockey Federation[59]
International Hockey Federation World Rankings (women) 55/75 2018 International Hockey Federation[60]

Awards[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Nobel laureates 22/71 2018 Nobel Prize
  1. Malala Yousafzai, Peace, 2014
  2. Abdus Salam, Physics, 1979
Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject - 2018 Academy Awards[61] Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy 2012 and 2016
Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject - 2 Wins (Female) 1st in the World 2018 Academy Awards In 2012, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy became the first Pakistani to win an Oscar, winning the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject alongside co-director Daniel Junge for their film Saving Face. She won again in 2016 for the film A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, becoming the first female filmmaker to win twice in this category.
Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject - Multiple Wins 2nd in the World 2018 Academy Awards
Lenin Peace Prize - 2018 Lenin Peace Prize
  1. Faiz Ahmed Faiz, 1962
  2. Abdul Sattar Edhi, 1988
Légion d'Honneur - 2018 Légion d'Honneur
  1. Ahmad Hasan Dani, 1998
  2. Asma Jahangir, 2014

See also[edit]

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