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Dera Bugti District

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Dera Bugti is a district within the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It was established as a separate district in 1983.[2]

Dera Bugti District

ضلع ڈیرہ بگٹی
Map of Balochistan with Dera Bugti District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Dera Bugti District highlighted
Country Pakistan
EstablishedJuly 1983
HeadquartersDera Bugti
 • Deputy CommissionerJaved Nabi khoso
 • Total10,159 km2 (3,922 sq mi)
 • Total312,603
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of Tehsils4



The district is administratively subdivided into Four sub-divisions, these are:[3]

Tribal chiefEdit

After the death of Nawab Akbar Bugti, the chief of the Rahija sub-tribe of the Bugti tribe Nawab Mir Aali Bugti is the current tribal chief of Dera Bugti.[citation needed]


According to the Census of Pakistan 2017 the population of the District Dera Bugti is 312,603.[4] 98.9% of the people of the area are Muslim,[5] and the predominant first language is Balochi (95.9%), although there are also groups of speakers of Punjabi (1.2%), Saraiki (3%), and Pashto.[6] The Bugti is the Baloch tribe in the district.


According to Pakistan District Education Rankings, a report by Alif Ailaan, district Dera Bugti is ranked at number 136 nationally, with an education score of 38.12 and learning score of 48.13 and gender parity score of 28.14.

The national rank according to readiness is 152, with a readiness score of 22.8. Dera Bugti has one of the most poor infrastructure in the country reflected in its ranking of 152, with a score of 14.62. Lack of functional toilets and shortage of electricity is a major problem.

According to issues reported on TaleemDo! App, teachers not coming to school and lack of quality teachers are a major concern in Dera Bugti.


  2. ^ PCO 1998, p. 13.
  3. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Dera Bugti - Government of Pakistan
  4. ^ PCO 1998, p. 28.
  5. ^ PCO 1998, p. 32.
  6. ^ PCO 1998, p. 34.


  • 1998 District Census report of Dera Bugti. Census publication. 24. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 1999.

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Coordinates: 28°50′N 69°00′E / 28.833°N 69.000°E / 28.833; 69.000