District profile (Jhang)
District Jhang is situated in the central Punjab and is the second largest district of the Division Faisalabad. The district lies between 30.37 to 31.59 degree north latitudes and 71.37 to 73.13 degree east longitudes.
District Jhang is adjoined by Toba Tek Singh & Faisalabad Districts to the east, District Hafizabad to the north-east, District Khanewal on the south, District Sargodha & Chiniot on the north, District Khushab, Bhakkar & Layyah on the west. District Jhang has three tehsils Jhang ,Shorkot and Ahmed Pur Sial in its revenue limits.
Communication Linkages: The District Headquarters Hospital Jhang is connected by metalled road with all its Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals and main town. All the RHCs & 80% BHUs have good access and link/approach roads. The District is connected with Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Multan & Karachi via Shaheenabad & Shorkot Cantt railway lines.
Topography: The District presents three types of topographies:-
A semi-desert area of Thall west of the River Jehlum, consisting of the rolling sand dunes running in an almost uniform direction and alternated with hollows of fairly good soil. The area of Thal desert extends to the north into Districts Bhakkar & Khushab and to the south into Districts Layyah & Muzaffargarh.
A fertile plain east of the Rivers Jhelum & Chenab. It is a part of Sandal Bar. The soil is usually very fertile.
The low-lying areas along the Rivers Jhelum & Chenab are flooded each year where cultivation is almost entirely Sailabi.
Area: The total area of the district is 6179 square kilometers
Total Population: The total population of Jhang is 2416968
Demographic transition (DT) refers to the transition from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates as a country develops from a pre-industrial to an industrialized economic system.
Causative factors for demographic transition:-
According to above theory it has four stages of demographic...