International rankings of Pakistan

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These are the international rankings of Pakistan.

Geography[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Total Area 33/196 United Nations Statistics Division 881,913 km
Irrigated land area 4/145 CIA World Factbook[1] 202,000
Length of coastline 74/196 List of countries by length of coastline 1,030 km
Highest Point 2/248(official territory) K2 is the second highest peak in the world
Mountain peaks over 7,200 meters above sea level 2nd (official territories) List of highest mountains on Earth Pakistan has 42 mountain peaks which are over 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) above sea level.
Forest area 41/193 CIA's World Factbook

Cereals, Fruits and Livestock Production[2][edit]

Source is Food and Agriculture Organization[3]

Field World Ranking Year
Seed Cotton, output of 4,096,106 tonnes 5 2021
Rice, output of 13,984,009 tonnes 9 2021
Onion, output of 2,305,701 tonnes 6 2021
Mangoes,Mangosteens, Guavas output of 2,677,017 tonnes 4 2021
Wheat, output of 27,464,081 tonnes 8 2021
Dates, output of 532,879,55 tonnes 6 2021
Sugar Cane, output of 8,865,593 tonnes 4 2021
Chickpea, output of 233,934 tonnes 8 2021
Okra, output of 263,448 tonnes 5 2021
Goats, Stock of 76,143,000 Heads 4 2019
Buffaloes Stock of 40,002,000 Heads 2 2019
Asses Stock of 5,417,000 Heads 3 2019
Chicken Stock of 1,321,000 Heads 5 2019
Camels Stock of 1,090,000 Heads 9 2019
Meat (Buffalo), 1,085,000 tonnes 2 2019
Milk (Goat), 940,000 tonnes 4 2019
Meat (Goat), 491,000 tonnes 3 2019

Cities[edit]

List World Ranking Notes
Largest City(Population) 12 City: Karachi
Largest City(Area) 71 City: Karachi

Demographics[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Global Peace Index Decrease147/163 Institute for Economics and Peace[4]
Fertility Rate 38/228 CIA World Factbook[5] 3.60 child born per woman
English speaking population 3/133 List of countries by English-speaking population 211.8 million
Human Development Index 154/189 United Nations Development Programme[6]
Quality-of-life index 93/111 Economist Intelligence Unit
Literacy rate 59.13% World Bank[7] 74.5% youth literacy rate (population 15–24 years both genders)
Population 5/238 CIA World Factbook Total Population 268,580,000
Population growth rate 45/237 World Health Organization[8] 2.07%
Population Density 50/235 Worldometer[9] 275 people per km2 of land area
Life Expectancy at birth 144/183 CIA World Factbook[8] 66.2 years
Health expenditures 187/192 CIA World Factbook[8] 2.8% of GDP
Happiness Index 105/148 World Happiness Report
Linguistic diversity index 42/209 UNESCO[10]

Economy[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Account Balance 53/206 CIA World Factbook[8] 144.8 billion US dollars
Exports 67/224 CIA World Factbook[8] 31.73 billion US dollars
Imports 50/224 CIA World Factbook[8] 60.2 billion US dollars
Index of Economic Freedom 153/178 The Heritage Foundation[11]
GDP (nominal) per capita 157/213 The tribune [12] 1,568 US dollars
GDP (nominal) 46/195 The tribune [12] 341 billion US dollars
GDP (PPP) 24/229 IMF[13] 1.58 trillion US dollars
GDP (PPP) per capita 138/213 IMF[13] 6,836 US dollars
Global Competitiveness Index 110/137 World Economic Forum[14]
Financial Development Index 58/62 World Economic Forum[15]
Ease of Doing Business Index 108/190 World Bank[16]
Labor Force 6/141 World Economic Forum[8] 71.76 million
Inflation rate 63/226 PBS 35.4%
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 100/195 CEIC[17] 8.5 billion US dollars

Industry[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Cement production 17/154 United States Geological Survey[18] 74,000 metric tons
Electricity production 32/209 British Petroleum[19] 137,800 GWh
Hand-sewn footballs production 1[20] 55% of football are made in Sialkot
Surgical instrument manufacturing 1 80% of world supply come from Sialkot

Environment[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Environmental Sustainbility Index 131/146 Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy ESI Score 39.9[21]
Happy Planet Index 36/140 New Economics Foundation HPI Score 31.5[22]
Forest cover 185/217 World Bank 1.9%[23]
CO2 emissions 31/205 World Bank 223.6 million tonnes[24]

Energy[edit]

List Pakistan Ranking/Total Countries Source Notes
Electricity Production 1/209 CIA World Factbook[8][circular reference] 137,800 GWh
Installed Capacity 1/215 CIA World Factbook[8] 37,402 MW
Electricity Consumption 1/219 CIA World Factbook[8] 90,000 GWh
Electricity From Fossil Fuels 1/215 CIA World Factbook[8] 62% Of Total Installed Capacity
Electricity From Nuclear Fuels 1/215 CIA World Factbook[8] 4% Of Total Installed Capacity
Electricity From Hydroelectric Plants 1/215 CIA World Factbook[8] 29% Of Total Installed Capacity
Crude Oil Production 44/217 CIA World Factbook[8] 89,720 BBL/Day
Crude Oil Imports 25/218 WorldsTopTrade 168,200 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Crude Oil Proved Reserve 47/215 CIA World Factbook[8] 332.2 million Barrel
Natural Gas Production 22/217 CIA World Factbook[8] 39.05 Billion Cubic Meter/Annually
Natural Gas Imports 32/216 CIA World Factbook[8] 6.003 Billion Cubic Meter/Annually
Natural Gas Proved Reserve 30/210 CIA World Factbook & EIA[8] 588.8 Billion Cubic Meter / 20.8 Trillion Cubic Feet
Uranium Production 14/20 World Nuclear Association[5] 45 Tonnes

Military[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Military expenditures 23/155 CIA World Factbook[8] 1.8% of GDP
Active troops 6/173 Statista 780,000
Active UN Peacekeepers 1/119 List of countries by number of UN peacekeepers 10,000+
Defence budget 16/140 15.8 billion
Tanks 7/140 4,173
Aircraft 7/140 1,574
Total naval 7/140 272

Political[edit]


List World Ranking 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 Sources
Corruption Perceptions Index Negative increase 140/179 Decrease 31 Decrease 32 Increase 33 Increase 32 Increase 32 Increase 30 Increase 29 Transparency International[25]
 100 is very clean and 0 is highly corrupt
Worldwide press freedom index Negative increase 145/180
Negative increase46.86 Positive decrease45.52 Negative increase 45.83 Positive decrease 43.24 Positive decrease 43.55 Positive decrease 48.52 Positive decrease 50.46 Reporters Without Borders[26]
 0 is better and 100 is worse
Democracy Index Decrease 108/167 Increase 4.31 Increase 4.25 Decrease 4.17 Decrease 4.26 Decrease 4.33 Decrease 4.40 Steady 4.64 Economist Intelligence Unit[27]
 100 is Full democracy and 0 is Authoritarian
Fragile States Index Increase 30/179 Positive decrease 90.5 Positive decrease 92.1 Positive decrease 94.2 Positive decrease 96.3 Positive decrease 98.9 Positive decrease 101.7 Positive decrease 103.0 Fund for Peace and Foreign Policy[28]
 0 is very sustainable and 100 is High Alert

Communications[edit]

Following rankings involving technological advances in communication are taken from the CIA World Factbook.[29]

List World Ranking Demographics (est.)
Telephone Lines in Use 33/218[30] 46.7 million
Mobile Phone Users 7/222[31] 300 million
Internet hosts 57/233[32] 11.2 million
Number of Internet Users 9/217[33] 258.3 million

Sports[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Test Cricket - men's 2/ 12 International Cricket Council
ODI Cricket - men's 4/ 20 International Cricket Council 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup Winners, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 winners
T20I Cricket - men's 5/ 85 International Cricket Council 2009 ICC World T20 Winners
ODI Cricket - women's 6

/ 10

International Cricket Council[34]
Kabaddi (Standard Style)- men's 3/10 IKF Universal"v"
[badmiton (men)] 1/ 12 British Open Squash Championships 30 championships
Number of World Squash Championships (men) 1/150 World Squash Championships 14 championships
Number of World Cup in Field Hockey (men) 1 / 11 International Hockey Federation 4 World Cups
International Hockey Federation World Rankings (men) 18/90 International Hockey Federation[35]
International Hockey Federation World Rankings (women) 60/75 International Hockey Federation[36]

Awards[edit]

List World Ranking Source Notes
Nobel laureates 22/71 Nobel Prize
  1. Malala Yousafzai, Peace, 2014
  2. Abdus Salam, Physics, 1979
Academy Award for Best Documentary

( Short Subject )

2nd in the world along with Malcolm Clarke, Walt Disney, Bill Guttentag, Robin Lehman Academy Awards[37] Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy 2012 and 2016 and 2018
Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject - 2 Wins (Female) 1st in the World Academy Awards In 2012, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy became the first Pakistani to win an Oscar, winning the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject alongside co-director Daniel Junge for their film Saving Face. She won again in 2016 for the film A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, becoming the first female filmmaker to win twice in this category.
Lenin Peace Prize - Lenin Peace Prize
  1. Faiz Ahmed Faiz, 1962
  2. Abdul Sattar Edhi, 1988
Légion d'Honneur - Légion d'Honneur
  1. Ahmad Hasan Dani, 1998
  2. Asma Jahangir, 2014

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  18. ^ "Cement data" (PDF). minerals.usgs.gov. 2015.
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