Youhanabad – the largest Christian-majority area in Pakistan – is an urban neighbourhood of Lahore undergoing major educational and infrastructural expansion.
Youhanabad has been, and continues to be, shaped by internal in-migration of Christians of different denominations.
International mobility and development interventions are often tied to different church-based networks in the area.
Overall, out-migration is low: most young adults (78%) expect to stay in Youhanabad in the next five years. Migration aspirations are also low, with most (88%) preferring to stay.