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Pakistan census sparks row over growth in major cities

Pakistan census sparks row over growth in major cities

Pakistan had not held a census for nearly two decades due to years of bickering by politicians concerned it could redraw the political map and potentially weaken their power base and access to federal funding.

Pakistan's population tops 207mn, census shows

Pakistan's population tops 207mn, census shows

Pakistan's population has surged by more than half to 207mn, according to provisional results of the country's first census in almost two decades released by the statistics board on Friday.

Population topped 2.5mn in June, says ministry

Population topped 2.5mn in June, says ministry

Qatar's population reached more than 2.5mn at the end of June, attaining an increase of 2.8% as compared to the end of June 2016, according to data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

Three men, 96 children: Pakistan's population booms

Three men, 96 children: Pakistan's population booms

Three men who have fathered nearly 100 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan's skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.

Qatar's population touches 2.7mn, new figures show

Qatar's population touches 2.7mn, new figures show

Qatar's population has touched 2.7mn mark for the first time, according to information provided by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) on Thursday.

Nearly one-fourth of Qatar population is women

Nearly one-fourth of Qatar population is women

Women comprised nearly one-fourth of Qatar population, or about 657,497, at the end of April, according to the figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

Pakistan to kick off first census in 19 years

Pakistan to kick off first census in 19 years

Pakistan will this week embark on the enormous task of conducting its first census in almost two decades, after years of bickering between politicians concerned about power bases and federal funding.

Qatar population falls marginally in January

Qatar population falls marginally in January

Qatar's population fell marginally 0.8% at the end of January compared to the previous month, according to the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS).

Qatar expected to have 912,000 cars by 2020

Qatar expected to have 912,000 cars by 2020

The number of passenger cars in use in Qatar is expected to reach about 912,000 units by 2020, registering the highest annualised growth of 5.4% in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region, according to Alpen Capital.

Qatar population rises 1% to 2,637,000

Qatar population rises 1% to 2,637,000

In line with the trend witnessed over the last 15 years, Qatar's population grew marginally in the period between November 1 and 30, according to a communique issued by the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics.

Remittances from Qatar up 20% this Eid

Remittances from Qatar up 20% this Eid

Aside from the Eid al-Adha holiday, growth in the country’s population would help sustain the upward trend of remittance outflow from Qatar this September, according to an industry executive.

Marginal rise in August population

Marginal rise in August population

Qatar's population went up marginally in August compared to July as more expatriates have started returning from their vacation.