Pakistani

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Pakistanis
پاكستانى قوم
Total population

c. 199 million[1]

Regions with significant populations
 Pakistan not specific 207,774,520
 Saudi Arabia 1,900,000
 United Arab Emirates 1,200,000
 United Kingdom 1,174,983[2]
 United States 363,699[3]
 Canada 156,865[4]
 Kuwait 150,000[5]
 Italy 100,000+[6][7]
 Qatar 90,000[8]
 Oman 85,000
 Spain 80,000[9]
 Greece 80,000
 France 60,000
 Malaysia 56,000
 China 54,000[10]
 Germany 49,000
 Bahrain 45,000
 Norway 39,134
 Australia 31,277
 Libya 30,000
 Belgium 14,500
 Sweden 12,450
 Japan 10,000
Languages
Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Saraiki, Kashmiri, Brahui, Balti and others
Religions
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. http://www.census.gov/popclock/.
  2. "2011 Census: Ethnic group, local authorities in the United Kingdom". Office for National Statistics. 11 October 2013. http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/census/2011-census/key-statistics-and-quick-statistics-for-local-authorities-in-the-united-kingdom---part-1/rft-ks201uk.xls. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  3. Data Access and Dissemination Systems (DADS). "American FactFinder - Results". http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_SF1_QTP8&prodType=table. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  4. 2011 National Household Survey
  5. Al-Qarari, Hussein (2009-03-29). "Pakistanis celebrate National Day in Kuwait". Kuwait Times. Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. https://web.archive.org/web/20110617012758/http://www.kuwaittimes.net/read_news.php?newsid=NTk4MTcyNTA3. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
  6. "Europe and Russian Federation", Yearbook of Pakistan Foreign Relations, 2003-2004, Pakistan: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2004, http://www.mofa.gov.pk/Publications/YB_2003_04.doc, retrieved 2008-11-18
  7. Husain, Irfan (2002-11-09), "The Italian jobs", Dawn (Pakistan), http://www.dawn.com/weekly/mazdak/20021109.htm, retrieved 2008-11-18
  8. Qatar´s population by nationality bq magazine Retrieved 15 December 2014
  9. http://www.ine.es/jaxi/Datos.htm?path=/t20/e245/p04/provi/l0/&file=00000010.px
  10. http://www.immigration.go.kr/HP/COM/bbs_003/ListShowData.do?strNbodCd=noti0096&strWrtNo=124&strAnsNo=A&strOrgGbnCd=104000&strRtnURL=IMM_6050&strAllOrgYn=N&strThisPage=1&strFilePath=imm