Pakistan having a population of 17.03* million presents a challenge to address the issue of economic development and poverty reduction. such a heavy load of population, in the backdrop of low socio-economic indicators, not only dilutes the results of the development efforts but also creates unacceptable level of demand on limited resources to meet the requirements of additional population. Generating more resources for improving the living conditions thus becomes a difficult task. In the past, high population growth has significantly added in the population living below poverty line. Based on the present growth patterns and trends, the economy would not be able to sustain the growing population, and no improvement in the quality of life would seem possible even under the most favorable assumptions. Present Population trend is, therefore, a matter of deep national concern. Addressing high population growth should undoubtedly be a central issue in the overall planning perspective. The need to pursue an effective population Program at all levels can neither be ignored nor exaggerated. The major impact of rapid population increase is faced by the province of Punjab, which accommodates approximately 55.6 per cent of the total population with 26 per cent of the land area of the country....l more details l

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