Female Deficit: Trends and Patterns of Sex Ratio in Pakistan, Directing Census- 2017



Generally, Sex ratio is different among different countries. The highest sex ratio in 2017 census in Pakistan is observed in Islamabad (111.04%) and lowest is in kpk 102.74%. The highest level of urban sex ratio is found in Islamabad 113.68% and lowest is in KPK 107.83. Sex ratio in 2017 amid provinces is in kpk is 102.74%, in FATA is 104.54%, in Punjab is 103.54, in Sindh is 108.58%, in Baluchistan is 110.63% and the capitol of Pakistan has sex ratio of 111.04% in 2017 census. The objective of this study is to investigate the patterns of sex ratio in Pakistan, rural and urban sex ratio, level of sex ratio between provinces, with special focus to 2017 census. The study further explores the role of female in developed countries and less developed countries, study also enhance the impacts of women on economy. The data is derived from census reports of Pakistan and make it possible by using tables and figures for descriptive analysis. This research can be enhanced to know the causes of female deficit in Pakistan and to make policies to provide basic facilities to encourage sex ratio.


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