Summary – Nowshera

Pakistanis:
Based on a survey by the population welfare department KP in March 2007
1,201,784
Afghan refugees: 94,349
7%
Urban Afghan refugees: 25,919
(27%)
Unregistered Afghans (estimated): 34,500
Religious composition: Sunni 100%
Main areas of Origin: Baghlan, Logar, Kabul, Parwan, Jalalabad and Laghman in Afghanistan
Ethnicities of Afghans: Pashtun: 95%
  Tajik: 3%
  Hazara: 2%
Housing situation: 95% of refugees live in rented houses while 5% own houses.
Additional Observations: Significant seasonal cross border movement towards Afghanistan.

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