Pakistan: Overpopulation

Pak Tea House analyzes and finds that overpopulation is the root of many current problems in Pakistan.


  • ajaz

    Our country is destined to go down the toilet with all the breeding going on. We have no idea how backward we are. All because of our over population. What is the idea? Do we want more stupid muslims on the planet? Everyone is breeding like there is no tomorrow. We need to do something about our population before inflation catches up…hello Zimbabwe, we are not too far from you….

    Good luck to all of us!

  • Apple

    yeah ive heard Pakistan is the 7th biggest country in the world in terms of population. There is also a trend in arranged marriage at such an early age for women. Women at their early 20s have the capability to bear more children. Usually the wives are stay-at-home and only the husband earns.

  • James Walsh

    The population growth in Pakistan is unsustainable and it’s being caused by illiteracy and the repression of women in particular. At independence in 1947 Pakistan had a population of 31 million and now it’s approx. 177m, that’s nearly a six fold increase in 60 years, it’s insane! The latest UNDP figures project a figure of 380m by 2050 overtaking Brazil, Indonesia and the USA. Much of this is caused by young women being married off at 14 or 15 and forced to endure consecutive prenancies for 20 years or more, it’s primitive and barbaric.

  • JoeR

    I find in reading those sites that say that population problems are a myth that their evidence is very sparse and inconclusive. Recently I read Book 1 of the free e-book series \In Search of Utopia\ (, it blasts their lack of evidence relative to their calling overpopulation a myth. The book, actually the last half of the book, takes on the skeptics in global warming, overpopulation, lack of fresh water, lack of food, and other areas where people deny the evidence. I strongly suggest that anyone wanting to see the whole picture read the book, at least the last half.
    The outdated fertility replacement rate of 2.1 is also clarified.

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