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[2][edit]

Source is Food and Agriculture Organization[3]

Field Pakistan Ranking Year
Seed Cotton, output of 4,494,645 tonnes 5 2019
Rice, output of 11,115,428 tonnes 9 2019
Onion, output of 2,079,593 tonnes 6 2019
Mangoes,Mangosteens, Guavas output of 2,270,229 tonnes 5 2019
Wheat, output of 24,348,983 tonnes 8 2019
Dates, output of 483,071 tonnes 6 2019
Sugar Cane, output of 66,888,011 tonnes 5 2019
Chickpea, output of 446,584 tonnes 5 2019
Pulses, output of 110,680 tonnes 11 2017
Okra, output of 124,779 tonnes 6 2019
Goats, Stock of 76,143,000 Heads 4 2019
Buffaloes Stock of 40,002,000 Heads 2 2019
Asses Stock of 5,417,000 Heads 3 2019
Chicken Stock of 1,321,000 Heads 5 2019
Camels Stock of 1,090,000 Heads 9 2019
Meat (Buffalo), 1,085,000 tonnes 2 2019
Milk (Goat), 940,000 tonnes 4 2019
Meat (Goat), 491,000 tonnes 3 2019

Cities[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking Year Source Notes
Population of cities 3 City: Karachi
Metropolitan area population 6 City: Karachi
Urban area population 2 City: multan

Demographics[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Global Peace Index Positive decrease 150/163 2021 Institute for Economics and Peace[4] The largest improvement in peacefulness in South Asia occurred in Pakistan in 2021 GPI.
Fertility Rate 40/228 2018 CIA World Factbook[5] 3.60 child born per woman
English-speaking population 3/133 List of countries by English-speaking population
Human Development Index 154/189 2019 United Nations Development Programme[6] Score 0.557
Quality-of-life index 93/111 2005 Economist Intelligence Unit
Literacy rate 70 2017 UNESCO[7] 74.5% youth literacy rate (population 15–24 years both sexes)
Population 5/238 July 2020 CIA World Factbook Total Population 233,500,636
Population growth rate 45/237 2020 CIA World Factbook[8] 2.07%
Population Density 45/215 2018 World Bank[9] 275 people per km² of land area
Life Expectancy at birth 171/228 2020 CIA World Factbook[8] 69.2 years
Health expenditures 187/192 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 2.8% of GDP
Happiness Index 67/156 2019 World Happiness Report Top 1 in South Asia
Linguistic diversity index 39/209 2009 UNESCO[10]

Economy[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Account Balance 194/206 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] -12.44 billion US dollars
Exports 61/224 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 32.88 billion US dollars
Imports 51/224 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 53.11 billion US dollars
Index of Economic Freedom 131/180 2019 Heritage Foundation[11]
GDP (nominal) per capita 173/216 2016 World Bank[12]
GDP (nominal) 40/195 2016 World Bank][13]
GDP (PPP) 25/229 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 1.061 trillion US dollars
GDP (PPP) per capita 158/216 2016 World Bank[12]
Global Competitiveness Index 110/137 2019 World Economic Forum[14]
Financial Development Index 58/62 2012 World Economic Forum[15]
Ease of Doing Business Index 108/190 2020 World Bank[16]
Labor Force 120/141 2019 World Economic Forum[8] 63.89 million
Inflation rate 161/226 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 4.1%
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 62/195 31 December 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 18.46 billion US dollars

Industry[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Cement production 16 in the world 2014 United States Geological Survey[17]
Electricity production 32/209 2017 British Petroleum[18]
Hand-sewn footballs production 1st in the World[19] 2017 *Sialkot
Surgical instrument manufacturing 1st in the World 2017[20] *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[21]
Happy Planet Index 36/140 2016 New Economics Foundation HPI Score 31.5[22]
Forest area (% of land area) 185/217 2016 World Bank 1.9%[23]
CO2 emissions (kt) 33/205 2014 World Bank 166,298 Kiloton[24]

Energy[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Electricity Production 31/220 2018 CIA World Factbook[8] 109.7 Billion kWh Annually
Electricity Installed Generating Capacity 35/215 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 26.9 Million kW
Electricity Consumption 34/219 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 92.33 Billion kWh Annually
Electricity From Fossil Fuels 125/215 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 62% Of Total Installed Capacity
Electricity From Nuclear Fuels 22/215 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 5% Of Total Installed Capacity
Electricity From Hydroelectric Plants 74/215 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 27% Of Total Installed Capacity
Crude Oil Production 44/217 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 89,720 BBL/Day
Crude Oil Imports 31/218 2018 WorldsTopTrade 168,200 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Crude Oil Proved Reserve 52/215 1 Jan 2018 CIA World Factbook[8] 332.2 million Barrel
Natural Gas Production 21/217 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 39.05 Billion Cubic Meter/Annually
Natural Gas Imports 32/216 2017 CIA World Factbook[8] 6.003 Billion Cubic Meter/Annually
Natural Gas Proved Reserve 30/210 1 Jan 2018 CIA World Factbook & EIA[8] 588.8 Billion Cubic Meter / 20.8 Trillion Cubic Feet
Uranium Production 14/19 2018 World Nuclear Association[5] 45 Tonnes

Military[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Military expenditures 20/155 2016 CIA World Factbook[8] 3.56% of GDP
Active troops 6/173 Statista
List of countries by number of total troops 6/173
Size of armed forces 6th in the world
Most active UN peacekeeping force 3rd in the world 2019

Political[edit]


List World Rank 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 Source
Corruption Perceptions Index
 [25]
Negative increase 120/180
 
Decrease 32 Increase 33 Increase 32 Increase 32 Increase 30 Increase 29 Increase 28 Increase 27 Transparency International
 100 is very clean and 0 is highly corrupt
Worldwide press freedom index
 [26]
Negative increase 142/180
 
Negative increase 45.83 Positive decrease 43.24 Positive decrease 43.55 Positive decrease 48.52 Positive decrease 50.46 - - - Reporters Without Borders
 0 is better and 100 is worse
Democracy Index
 [27]
Positive decrease 108/167
 
Increase 4.25 Decrease 4.17 Decrease 4.26 Decrease 4.33 Decrease 4.40 Steady 4.64 Increase 4.64 Increase 4.57 Economist Intelligence Unit
 100 is Full democarcy and 0 is Authoritarian
Fragile States Index
 [28]
Increase 23/178
 
Positive decrease 94.2 Positive decrease 96.3 Positive decrease 98.9 Positive decrease 101.7 Positive decrease 103.0 Negative increase103.0 Negative increase 102.9 Positive decrease 101.6 Fund for Peace and Foreign Policy
 0 is very sustainable and 100 is High Alert

Communications[edit]

Following rankings involving technological advances in communication are taken from the CIA World Factbook.[29]

List World rank Year Demographics (est.)
Telephone Lines in Use 50/218[30] 2019 3,000,000
Mobile Phone Users 8/222[31] 2019 162 million
Internet hosts 57/233[32] 2012 365,813
Number of Internet Users 14/217[33] 2019 72 million

Sports[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Year Source Notes
Test Cricket - men's 5 / 12 12 july 2021 International Cricket Council
ODI Cricket - men's 6/ 20 12 july 2021 International Cricket Council 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup Winners, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 winners
T20i Cricket - men's 4/ 85 12 july 2021 International Cricket Council 2009 ICC World T20 Winners
Cricket - women's 7 / 10 September 2018 International Cricket Council[34]
Kabaddi - men's 3/10 2019 IKF
Number of British Open Squash champions (men) 12/ 12 2019 British Open Squash Championships 30 championships
Number of World Squash Championships (men) 150/150 2019 World Squash Championships 14 championships
Number of World Cup Wins 11 / 11 3 November 2018 International Hockey Federation 4 World Cups
International Hockey Federation World Rankings (men) 17/90 2019 International Hockey Federation[35] 4 time world cup winners
International Hockey Federation World Rankings (women) 62/75 2019 International Hockey Federation[36]

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[37] 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 # Majid iqbal, 2018

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  17. ^ "Cement data" (PDF). minerals.usgs.gov. 2015.
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