UNFPA Pakistan

The world’s sixth most populous country, Pakistan contends with the risk of natural disasters, a large and growing youth bulge, and entrenched poverty and inequality, all of which pose significant challenges to delivering reproductive health services. The contraceptive prevalence rate has stagnated, along with a very low number of skilled-attendance at births. Through policy advocacy and national capacity development, UNFPA helps to accelerate progress on MDG5 for a quality and increased coverage of reproductive health and family planning services. UNFPA also supports the strengthening of data collection and analysis related to population issues.

Data overview View more

Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Maternal and newborn health

  • Births attended by skilled health personnel

Sexual and reproductive health

  • CPR any method

  • Unmet need

Education

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2021

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2021

Harmful Practices

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2005-2019

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Pakistan View more

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Life Expectancy

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of Pakistan in 2020 View more

Sexual and reproductive health coordination body during crisis

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency sexual and reproductive health coordination body was in place

Youth participation in humanitarian response

During a humanitarian crisis, young people were included in decision-making mechanisms in all phases of humanitarian response

Gender-based violence in emergencies

At least 15 of the 18 minimum standards were applied for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence in emergencies

Coordination body for gender-based violence

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency gender-based violence coordination body was in place

Minimum Initial Services Package

544 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

2551 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Sexual and reproductive health coordination body during crisis

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency sexual and reproductive health coordination body was in place

Youth participation in humanitarian response

During a humanitarian crisis, young people were included in decision-making mechanisms in all phases of humanitarian response

Gender-based violence in emergencies

At least 15 of the 18 minimum standards were applied for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence in emergencies

Coordination body for gender-based violence

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency gender-based violence coordination body was in place

Minimum Initial Services Package

544 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

2551 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure View more

Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

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