Bannu has a total area of 1227 sq.kms with a population size of 1,167,892 which comprises of 51% (approx.) male and 49% female population. The area has seen a population growth of approximately 72%in the last 19 years. The economy of Bannu has potential to develop on multiple sectors. Chief among them are Manufacturing, Agriculture and Dairy and Livestock. In Agriculture, this district produce enough cereal and pulses to have Agro Based Industry of its own. Similarly, with over 540 million liters of annual milk production, there is ample cause for local or multinational dairy company to setup its plant here. In addition to these aforementioned sectors, Transportation and Hydrocarbon development can also support Bannu’s growth in the long run.