Sindh at a Glance
Sindh with its 47.9 million population stands second largest and with an area of 140914 Sq.Km stands third largest province of Pakistan. Sindh is the most urbanized and industrialized province of Pakistan. The population of Sindh increase 2.41% annually since.....detail
Sindh Demographics & Family Planning Indicators
Key Indicators: 2017-18
Source: Census 2017 & PDHS 2017-18
Achieving Population Stabilization through balancing Population Growth and resources Available there by is ensuring a better quality of life.
Dream of a Pakistan, of an Asia, of a World, Where every pregnancy is planned and every child conceived in nurtured, loved, educated, and supported.
Muhtarma Benazir Bhutto, (ICPD-1994)
The Five-Year Population Welfare Program Sindh is an integral part of National Population Welfare Program, which aims to take the family planning services at doorsteps of the people, and to ensure quality of services with the right of choice for small family norm and to achieve population stabilization.
The demographic objectives of the National Population Welfare Program in the Five Year Plan Period (2010-15) are: -
To increase CPR from 31.5% (2009-10) to 37.5% in 2014-15.
To reduce the CBR from 28 per thousand population in 2009-10 to 26.10 in 2014-15.
To reduce the Population Growth Rate from 2.05 % in 2009-10 to 1.92% in 2014-15.
To ensure universal access to safe family planning methods by 2020.
To increase Population coverage from 23% (2009-10) to 35% 2010-15.
The Population Welfare Program will not only contribute in improvement of socio economic development of the country but also to improve the health objective for reduction in maternal and infant mortality rates through birth spacing & RH services which are the important components of Millennium development goals.