KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA POPULATION

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Population

The following table shows the population of KP (NWFP then) as per 2017 Census:

Province/District Area

km2

Population Male % Female % Urban % Growth Rate %
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (+Ex. FATA) 101,741 35,525,047 50.7 49.3 16.5 2.9
Abbottabad District 1,967 1,332,912 50.8 49.2 22.0 2.2
Peshawar District 1,518[1] 4,333,770 51.5 48.5 46.1 3.99
Bannu District 1,972[2] 1,211,006 50.8 49.2 4.3 2.9
Battagram District 1,301 476,612 50.0 50.0 2.3
Buner District 1,865 897,319 49.8 50.2 3.1
Charsadda District 996 1,616,198 50.8 49.2 16.7 2.4
Chitral District 14,850 447,362 50.5 49.5 11.1 1.8
D.I.Khan District 9,334[3] 1,695,688 51.6 48.4 22.3 3.5
Dir Upper District 3,699 946,421 49.3 50.7 4.7 2.6
Dir Lower District 1,683 1,435,917 49.5 50.5 2.8 3.7
Hangu District 1,097 518,798 48.1 51.9 19.7 2.7
Haripur District 1,725 1,003,031 49.7 50.3 13.3 2.0
Karak District 3,372 706,299 49.5 50.5 7.2 2.6
Kohat District 2,991[4] 1,112,452 50.0 50.0 27.2 3.0
Kohistan District 7,492 784,711 55.4 44.6 2.7
Lakki M. District 3,296[5] 902,541 50.5 49.5 9.9 3.1
Malakand District 952 720,295 50.3 49.7 9.5 2.5
Mansehra District 4,579 1,556,460 49.6 50.4 9.3 2.5
Mardan District 1,632 2,373,061 50.6 49.4 18.5 2.6
Nowshera District 1,748 1,518,540 51.5 48.5 22.3 2.9
Shangla District 1,586 757,810 50.9 49.2 3.0
Swabi District 1,543 1,624,616 50.2 49.8 17 2.4
Swat District 5,337 2,309,570 50.8 49.2 30.1 3.2
Tank District 2,900[6] 428,274 51.2 48.8 11.0 2.7
Torghar District 454 171,395 50.3 49.7 -0.1
Bajaur District 1,290 1,093,684 50.9 49.1 3.2
Kurram District 3,380 619,553 49.8 50.2 6.5 1.7
Mohmand District 2,296 466,984 51.0 49.0 1.8
North Waziristan 4,707 543,254 51.6 48.4 1.8 2.2
Orakzai District 1,538 254,356 50.1 49.9 0.6
South Waziristan 6,220 679,185 52.7 47.3 2.4
Khyber District 2,576 986,973 51.2 48.8 9.9 3.1

Table ‎1.5 KP Population Statistics

Religions[7]

Muslims 99.4%
Christians 0.2%
Hindus Negligible %
Ahmadis 0.2%
Scheduled Castes Negligible %
Others 0.1 %

Table ‎1.6 KP Religions

Languages[8]

Urdu 0.8%
Punjabi 1.0%
Sindhi Negligible %
Pushto 73.9%
Balochi Negligible %
Seraiki 3.9 %
Others 20.4 %

Table ‎1.7 KP Languages

[1] Includes area of Ex. Frontier Region (FR) Peshawar of Ex FATA

[2] Includes area of Ex FR Bannu of Ex FATA

[3] Includes area of Ex. FR DI Khan of Ex. FATA

[4] Includes area of FR Kohat of Ex. FATA

[5] Includes area of FR Lakki Marwat of Ex FATA

[6] Includes area of FR Tank of Ex FATA

 

[7] 1998 Census; 2017 Census data has not been released yet.

[8] 1998 Census; 2017 Census data has not been released yet.