Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
GEO_PK2017 (V101_PK2017) reports the region of Pakistan where the respondent was interviewed, using provinces as the geographic unit.
Other Pakistan sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. The integrated variable GEO_PK1991_2017 provides spatially consistent units over time for Pakistan samples.
A GIS map for GEO_ PK2017 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository [URL omitted from DDI.] Boundaries page.
Single sample geography Variables -- TOPICS