What was the population of Pakistan at the time of …

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What was the population of Pakistan at the time of Independence?

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  1. According to 1951 census, Dominion of Pakistan(both east and West Pakistan) had a population of 75 million population, in which West Pakistan had a population of 33.7 million and East Pakistan( modern Bangladesh) had a population of 42 million.

    Demography. After Pakistan gained independence from Britain on 14 August 1947, 4.7 million of the country’s Hindus and Sikhs migrated to India, while 6.5 million Muslims migrated from India to Pakistan. The 1998 census of Pakistan recorded less than 2.5 million Hindus.

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