Pakistani

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Pakistanis
پاكستانى قوم
Flag of Pakistan.svg
Total population
c. 199 million[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Pakistan not specific207,774,520
 Saudi Arabia1,900,000
 United Arab Emirates1,200,000
 United Kingdom1,174,983[2]
 United States363,699[3]
 Canada156,865[4]
 Kuwait150,000[5]
 Italy100,000+[6][7]
 Qatar90,000[8]
 Oman85,000
 Spain80,000[9]
 Greece80,000
 France60,000
 Malaysia56,000
 China54,000[10]
 Germany49,000
 Bahrain45,000
 Norway39,134
 Australia31,277
 Libya30,000
 Belgium14,500
 Sweden12,450
 Japan10,000
Languages
Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Saraiki, Kashmiri, Brahui, Balti and others
Religion
Islam 97% (majority Sunni, 20% Shia)
Other Religions: Hinduism, Christianity, Ahmadiyya, Bahá'í Faith, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism

The word Pakistani or Pakistanis (Urdu: پاکِستانی‎) means from or about the country of the modern Islamic Republic of Pakistan or Indus Valley. It refers to a person from Pakistan. Every citizen of Pakistan is called a Pakistani (singular) or Pakistanis (plural).

References[change | change source]

  1. "U.S. and World Population Clock". United States Census Bureau.
  2. "2011 Census: Ethnic group, local authorities in the United Kingdom". Office for National Statistics. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
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  4. Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (11 December 2013). "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables – Ethnic Origin (101), Age Groups (10), Sex (3) and Selected Demographic, Cultural, Labour Force, Educational and Income Characteristics (327) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey". www12.statcan.ca.
  5. Al-Qarari, Hussein (2009-03-29). "Pakistanis celebrate National Day in Kuwait". Kuwait Times. Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
  6. "Europe and Russian Federation", Yearbook of Pakistan Foreign Relations, 2003-2004, Pakistan: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2004, retrieved 2008-11-18
  7. Husain, Irfan (2002-11-09), "The Italian jobs", Dawn, Pakistan, retrieved 2008-11-18
  8. Qatar´s population by nationality bq magazine Retrieved 15 December 2014
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  10. "K2WebWizard". www.k2web.co.kr.