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Provisional Results Of 2017 Census To Be Released

Provisional results of 2017 census to be released by end of July

The government will announce provisional aggregate results by the end of July, Radio Pakistan reported.

This information was shared by senior census councilor Asif Bajwa at a meeting on Thursday held by Islamic finance minister Ishaq Dar.

Bajwa surveyed 151 districts in four states in Azad Jammu, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Fad's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the 6th housing and census in Pakistan.

The first phase of the Census ended on April 15 and the second phase was completed on May 25.

Meanwhile, finance minister Da-da said that the total number of people is going according to the fixed schedule.

He said that the last census was conducted by the PML-N government in 1998 and that the sixth census by the PML-N government is undergoing a gap of almost 20 years.

The government spent Rs.185 billion on the census. Of that, Rs 6 billion was spent on army personnel and a similar amount was spent on PBS agents. The remaining $ 6.5 billion was spent on providing transportation.

The first census of the country was conducted in 1951, the second in 1961, the 1972 and 1971 political confusion, and the fourth census in 1981. The fifth census, which was scheduled in 1991, was conducted in March 1998 and was assisted by the military. Under the Constitution, the government is supposed to conduct a census every ten years.

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