Some Aspects of Population Redistribution in Pakistan: 1951–81

  • Qazi Shakil Ahmad
Part of the GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 3)


The size, character and distribution of population in Pakistan was very much influenced by the 1947 Partition of the subcontinent. This paper deals with population trends in Pakistan and discusses the impact of the early refugee influx as well as of internal migration and urbanization of the country three recent decades.


National Average Internal Migration Natural Increase Crude Birth Rate Decennial Census 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qazi Shakil Ahmad
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of SindJamshoro, SindPakistan

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