Dera Ismail Khan (District)
|Dera Ismail Khan district|
|Province :||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa|
|Seat :||Dera Ismail Khan|
|Area :||9 334 km²|
|Residents :||1,627,132 (2017)|
|Population density :||174 inhabitants per km²|
|Time zone :||PST ( UTC + 5 )|
The district has an area of 9334 km² and according to the 2017 census 1,627,132 inhabitants. The population density is 174 inhabitants / km².
The district is located in the south of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, which is in the north of Pakistan and borders the Punjab Province .
Between 1998 and 2017 the population grew by 3.45% annually. Around 22% of the population live in urban regions and around 78% in rural regions. 838,793 men, 788,294 women and 45 transgender people live in 201,301 households , which results in a gender ratio of 106.4 men per 100 women and thus a common surplus of men for Pakistan.
The literacy rate in the years 2014/15 among the population over 10 years of age was 44% (women: 28%, men: 60%) and thus below the average for the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of 53%.
- DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017. August 29, 2017, accessed May 30, 2019 .
- Pakistani Districts wise Population Census 2017. Accessed May 30, 2019 .
- Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (2016). Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey 2014-15. Government of Pakistan, accessed June 29, 2019 .