Pakistan

Pakistan : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$35.82 billion (2011 est.)
$32.92 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$25.35 billion (2011 est.)
$21.47 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

11.9% (2011 est.)
12.9% (2010 est.)

Unemployment rate

5.6% (2011 est.)
5.6% (2010 est.)
note: substantial underemployment exists

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$2,800 (2011 est.)
$2,800 (2010 est.)
$2,800 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

2.7% (2010 est.)
4.3% (2009 est.)
3.6% (2008 est.)

Internet users

20.431 million (2009)

Telephones - mobile cellular

111 million (2009)

Population growth rate

1.551% (2012 est.)

Population

190,291,129 (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world and dating back at least 5,000 years, spread over much of what is presently Pakistan.

During the second millennium B.

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Pakistan

Economic overview

Pakistan, an impoverished and underdeveloped country, has suffered from decades of internal political disputes and low levels of foreign investment.

Between 2001-07, however, poverty levels decreased by 10%, as Islamabad steadily raised development spending.

Between 2004-07, GDP growth in the 5-8% range was spurred by gains in the industrial and service sectors - despite severe electricity shortfalls - but growth slowed in 2008-09 and unemployment rose.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Forecast Pakistan April 2015 Updater

Country Forecast Pakistan April 2015 Updater

  • $ 635
  • Country report
  • April 2015
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit expects the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) to maintain control of the National Assembly (the lower house of parliament) until the next election, which is due in 2018. ...

  • Countries : Pakistan

ISA

Pakistan - ISA Country Report

Pakistan - ISA Country Report

  • $ 99
  • Country report
  • April 2015
  • by ISA

This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Pakistan, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA Country ...

  • Countries : Pakistan

Oxford Economics

Country Economic Forecasts > Pakistan

Country Economic Forecasts > Pakistan

  • $ 185
  • Country report
  • April 2015
  • by Oxford Economics

IMF funding under the US$6.7bn standby agreed in September 2013 continues to attract other multilateral funding and modest FDI inflows, in turn reinforcing hopes of faster growth. We expect GDP growth ...

  • Countries : Pakistan

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