Religion in Pakistan

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 238,181,034 (#5 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Pakistani(s)
adjective: Pakistani
Ethnic Groups Punjabi 44.7%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.4%, Sindhi 14.1%, Saraiki 8.4%, Muhajirs 7.6%, Balochi 3.6%, other 6.3%
Religions Muslim (official) 96.4% (Sunni 85-90%, Shia 10-15%), other (includes Christian and Hindu) 3.6% (2010 est.)
Islam 96.4% (2010 est.)
Sunni 87.5% (2010 est.)
Shia 12.5% (2010 est.)

Sources

  1. Pakistan.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Pakistan.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Pakistan.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Pakistan
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Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
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MLA Citation “Religion in Pakistan.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021. <religionfacts.com/pakistan>