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List of most populous cities in Pakistan

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This is a list of the most populous cities of Pakistan according to the 2017 census. Cities include adjacent cantonments, except for Gujranwala. The census totals below come from Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.[1][2][3][4]

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International and provincial boundaries of Pakistan
Rank City Population
2017 Census[5]
Population
1989 Census
Change Province
1 Karachi 14,916,456 9,339,023 +59.72%  Sindh
2 Lahore 11,126,285 5,209,088 +113.59%  Punjab
3 Faisalabad 3,204,726 2,008,861 +59.53%  Punjab
4 Rawalpindi 2,098,231 1,409,768 +48.84%  Punjab
5 Gujranwala 2,027,001 1,132,509 +78.98%  Punjab
6 Peshawar 1,970,042 982,816 +100.45%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
7 Multan 1,871,843 1,197,384 +56.33%  Punjab
8 Hyderabad 1,734,309 1,166,894 +48.63%  Sindh
9 Islamabad 1,009,832 529,180 +90.83%  Islamabad
10 Quetta 1,001,205 565,137 +77.16%  Balochistan
11 Bahawalpur 762,111 408,395 +86.61%  Punjab
12 Sargodha 659,862 458,440 +43.94%  Punjab
13 Sialkot 655,852 421,502 +55.60%  Punjab
14 Sukkur 499,900 335,551 +48.98%  Sindh
15 Larkana 490,508 270,283 +81.48%  Sindh
16 Sheikhupura 473,129 280,263 +68.82%  Punjab
17 Rahim Yar Khan 420,419 233,537 +80.02%  Punjab
18 Jhang 414,131 293,366 +41.17%  Punjab
19 Dera Ghazi Khan 399,064 190,542 +109.44%  Punjab
20 Gujrat 390,533 251,792 +55.10%  Punjab
21 Sahiwal 389,605 208,778 +86.61%  Punjab
22 Wah Cantonment 380,103 198,891 +91.11%  Punjab
23 Mardan 358,604 245,926 +45.82%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
24 Kasur 358,409 245,321 +46.10%  Punjab
25 Okara 357,935 201,815 +77.36%  Punjab
26 Mingora 331,091 173,868 +90.43%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
27 Nawabshah 279,688 189,244 +47.79%  Sindh
28 Chiniot 278,747 172,522 +61.57%  Punjab
29 Kotri 259,358 62,085 +317.75%  Sindh
30 Kāmoke 249,767 152,288 +64.01%  Punjab
31 Hafizabad 245,784 133,678 +83.86%  Punjab
32 Sadiqabad 239,677 144,391 +65.99%  Punjab
33 Mirpur Khas 233,916 189,671 +23.33%  Sindh
34 Burewala 231,797 152,097 +52.40%  Punjab
35 Kohat 228,779 126,627 +80.67%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
36 Khanewal 227,059 133,986 +69.46%  Punjab
37 Dera Ismail Khan 217,457 92,114 +136.07%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
38 Turbat 213,557 68,603 +211.29%  Balochistan
39 Muzaffargarh 209,604 123,404 +69.85%  Punjab
40 Abbotabad 208,491 106,101 +96.50%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
41 Mandi Bahauddin 198,609 99,496 +99.62%  Punjab
42 Shikarpur 195,437 134,883 +44.89%  Sindh
43 Jacobabad 191,076 138,780 +37.68%  Sindh
44 Jhelum 190,425 147,392 +29.20%  Punjab
45 Khanpur 184,793 120,382 +53.51%  Punjab
46 Khairpur 183,181 105,637 +73.41%  Sindh
47 Khuzdar 182,927 91,057 +100.89%  Balochistan
48 Pakpattan 176,693 109,033 +62.05%  Punjab
49 Hub 175,376 62,763 +179.43%  Balochistan
50 Daska 175,170 102,883 +70.26%  Punjab
51 Gojra 174,860 117,892 +48.32%  Punjab
52 Dadu 171,191 102,550 +66.93%  Sindh
53 Muridke 166,652 111,951 +48.86%  Punjab
54 Bahawalnagar 161,033 111,313 +44.67%  Punjab
55 Samundri 156,991 54,908 +185.92%  Punjab
56 Tando Allahyar 156,562 85,812 +82.45%  Sindh
57 Tando Adam 152,617 104,907 +45.48%  Sindh
58 Jaranwala 150,380 106,985 +40.56%  Punjab
59 Chishtian 149,939 102,287 +46.59%  Punjab
60 Attock 146,396 69,729 +109.95%  Punjab
61 Vehari 145,464 94,343 +54.19%  Punjab
62 Kot Abdul Malik 143,434 63,525 +125.79%  Punjab
63 Ferozwala 141,405 55,433 +155.09%  Punjab
64 Chakwal 138,146 80,508 +71.59%  Punjab
65 Gujranwala Cantonment 137,302 93,093 +47.49%  Punjab
66 Kamalia 135,641 97,324 +39.37%  Punjab
67 Umerkot 134,052 35,559 +276.98%  Sindh
68 Ahmedpur East 133,369 96,415 +38.33%  Punjab
69 Kot Addu 129,703 80,720 +60.68%  Punjab
70 Wazirabad 128,060 90,197 +41.98%  Punjab
71 Mansehra 127,623 49,534 +157.65%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
72 Layyah 126,361 72,319 +74.73%  Punjab
73 Swabi 123,412 80,157 +53.96%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
74 Chaman 123,191 56,792 +116.92%  Balochistan
75 Taxila 121,952 71,882 +69.66%  Punjab
76 Nowshera 120,131 89,813 +33.76%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
77 Khushab 119,384 87,859 +35.88%  Punjab
78 Shahdadkot 118,915 60,436 +96.76%  Sindh
79 Mianwali 118,883 80,171 +48.29%  Punjab
80 Kabal 118,103 NA  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
81 Lodhran 117,851 65,501 +79.92%  Punjab
82 Hasilpur 115,536 71,295 +62.05%  Punjab
83 Charsadda 114,565 87,218 +31.35%  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
84 Bhakkar 113,018 68,896 +64.04%  Punjab
85 Badin 112,420 62,843 +78.89%  Sindh
86 Arif Wala 111,403 74,174 +50.19%  Punjab
87 Ghotki 111,321 52,823 +110.74%  Sindh
88 Sambrial 109,479 49,574 +120.84%  Punjab
89 Jatoi 109,424 38,986 +180.68%  Punjab
90 Haroonabad 107,858 62,878 +71.54%  Punjab
91 Daharki 103,557 34,615 +199.17%  Sindh
92 Narowal 103,067 57,052 +80.65%  Punjab
93 Tando Muhammad Khan 101,863 65,396 +55.76%  Sindh
94 Kamber Ali Khan 101,474 58,369 +73.85%  Sindh
95 Mirpur Mathelo 100,760 42,421 +137.52%  Sindh
96 Kandhkot 100,698 67,566 +49.04%  Sindh
97 Bhalwal 100,135 61,523 +62.76%  Punjab

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References

  1. ^ "Pakistan Bureau of Statistics". Pbs.gov.pk. 2018-07-19. Retrieved 2018-07-23.
  2. ^ "Ten major cities' population up by 74pc". Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  3. ^ "Daily Mashriq". Daily Mashriq (in Urdu). Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  4. ^ "District Wise Census Results Census 2017" (PDF).
  5. ^ "Pakistan: Provinces and Major Cities - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de.

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