Karachi is among the fastest growing mega cities of the world. Expected to reach at No. 7 from current rank of 12 that was 22 in year 1990.
Source: A recent UN Report
Shows Decrease In Young Population And Increase In Ageing
In 2030 there will be approx. 9 % Elederly above 60, versus 6 % in 2013
data source: FBS Pakistan, for data table, please write to me.
Gone are the days when bicycle was the most common mode of transportation in Pakistan. Now comes
Motorcycle at first;
Bicycle at 2nd
Car at 3rd;
Surprising fact: Motorcycle is more common that computer, internet, room air-coolar and sofa in the home.
here are the excerpts from the latest Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (2013), p.14:
PAKISTAN DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY 2012-13: National Institute of Population Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan
•Graphs showing percent households with vehicle ownership by area
•Data from nationally representative Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS ) of year 1990, 2006, 2012
•generally, bicycles are decreasing and automobiles are increasing, further explaination to follow soon
.for data, please send an email to me.
attached is the ms excel file that can be used for estimating BRT project costs in Pakistan.