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 October 2014 Updater

Country Forecast Pakistan October 2014 Updater

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  • October 2014
  • 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. ...

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PRS Group

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Oxford Economics

By Country Industry Forecasts > Pakistan

By Country Industry Forecasts > Pakistan

  • $ 250
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  • March 2014
  • by Oxford Economics

Pakistan: Key Features: Broad Country and Industry Coverage. The service covers 68 countries across Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa, where 85% of world business is conducted. Up ...

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