The population of Pakistan is increasing at a fast rate of 2.5%. Its resources are not increasing on proportion with the rate of growth of population. In 1951, only 17.8% population was urban but in 1998, the urban population has risen to 32.5%. This trend is on the increase. The reason for this is people are migrating to cities from rural areas.
People’s trend to migrate to cities from villages is increasing day by day. There are a large number of effects of growth and migration of population on development. The problems of sanitation and health are created due to pressure on urban population.
The educational and recreational facilities become insufficient due to pressure on urban population. Transport and Traffic Transport and traffic problems also become severe due to pressure on urban population.