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Papulation

Saraiki, Wed, 2018-12-26 10:35
Regarding: 
Population
ISO 639-3: 
skr

The total population of Pakistan was 207.5 Million in 2017. Out of which 12.19% are Saraiki. so that Saraiki were 25.3 Million. See: https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/census-2017-language-data.560777/ On the national level, Pushto stood second with 18.24pc population reporting it as mother tongue, followed by 14.57pc of Sindhi, 12.19pc of Seraiki, 7.08pc of Urdu and 3.02pc of Balochi. About 2.24pc share belongs to Hindko, 1.24pc to Brohi and 0.17pc to Kashmiri.

Editorial Action

We will update the L1 speaker populations for Saraiki [skr] and other languages in Pakistan for the next edition of the Ethnologue.

Alternate Name

Saraiki, Wed, 2018-12-26 10:30
Regarding: 
Alternate Names
ISO 639-3: 
skr

Delete Balochki. It makes confusion, It is old name written by Francis Burton.

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