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Population

Population of Larkano is increasing rapidly, main reason of which is movement of people from villages to the city.  In 1891, population of Larkano was merely 12019 (6643 males and 5376 females).  In 1941, population was 28084 (10760 Hindu males, 4411 Muslim males, 9507 Hindu females, and 3406 Muslim females).  Area of Municipal Committee was 1250 acres in 1941.

Year Population
1891 12019
1901 14543
1911 16097
1931 24698
1941 28084
1951 32745
1961 48231
1971 71893
1981 123410

(Larkano Sah Sebano, Page 519)

Year Population
1951 33414
1961 48008
1972 71893
1981 123890
1990 180000
2000 254000*
2010 345000*

* Estimated from 1981 and 1990 figures.

Male-Female Population Ratio

Year % of Males % of Females Male/Female Ratio
1972 53.8 46.2 1.16
1985 53.5 46.5 1.15
1990 52.5 47.5 1.11
2000 51.5 48.5 1.06
2010 50.0 50.0 1.00

Sources:    1972 and 1981 Census Figures.

                    1985 Socio-economic Sample Survey, Larkana ODP. Estimates