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  1. GDP of Pakistan
    According to the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2022, Pakistan’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is projected to slow to 4% in FY2022 from 6% in FY2021 | DETAILS
  2. Pakistan Flood Destruction in 2022
    According to National Disaster Management Authority, these floods have wrought destruction of epic proportions. In addition to over 1,500 deaths, more than 33 million people — including 11m children — have been severely impacted. More than 375 bridges and almost 13,000 kilometres of roads have been washed away. Over 1.9m homes have been damaged, while 2.8m hectares (around 7m acres) of agricultural land in Sindh is submerged. At the same time, the floods have caused massive damage to livestock that serves as a primary asset for poor people, as almost a million animals have perished in the deluge. | DETAILS
  3. Human Development Index (HDI) 2022
    According to Human Development Index (HDI) 2022, Pakistan ranks 161 out of 192 countries. Only Pakistan (161st position) and Afghanistan (180th position) are in the low human development category. However, Sri Lanka and the Islamic Republic of Iran are doing very good in HDI 2022 where Sri Lanka ranks on 73rd position and Iran ranks 76th position while India ranks 132 out of 192 countries and territories in the Human Development Report 2021/2022 released on Thursday (September 8, 2022). | DETAILS
  4. Literacy rate of Pakistan
    The literacy rate is 60% [Economic Survey 2020-21] | DETAILS. However, According to Labour Force Survey 2020-21, the literacy rate remained at 62.8 per cent 2020-21 | DETAILS
  5. Pakistan GDP on Education 2022
    The Economic Survey of Pakistan 2021-22 has pointed out that only 1.77 per cent of GDP was spent on the education sector last year | DETAILS
  6. Unemployment rate in Pakistan
    Unemployment 9% (2020-21) Labour Force Survey (LFS) | DETAILS
  7. Sustainable Development Goal Report 2021 Pakistan
    Despite the Covid-19 global pushback, Pakistan’s SDG Global Rank is 129 (out of 193) in 2021, improved by five ranks, 134 (out of 166) in 2020. | News | (PDF DETAILS)
  8. Population of Pakistan Growth Rate
    According to the final results of Census-2017, the population of Pakistan is 207.68 million with a population growth rate of 2.40% from 1998 to 2017 with 106.3 million males and 101.3 million females.| DETAILS
  9. Pakistan lost due to Terrorism
    According to the South Asia Terrorism Portal, Pakistan saw 319 terrorism-related incidents in 2020 and 169 associated deaths of civilians. However, as per Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18 during the last 17 years, the direct and indirect costs incurred by Pakistan due to incidents of terrorism amounted to US$ 126.79 billion equivalent to Rs. 10,762.64 billion. | DETAILS
  10. Corruption rate in Pakistan
    Pakistan dropped 16 places in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2021 it ranked 140 out of 180 countries, according to Transparency International. | DETAILS
  11. Poverty rate in Pakistan
    40% of a country’s population is earning their life below the poverty line. As per World Bank 2021 report, it is 39.3% | DETAILS
  12. Inflation rate in Pakistan
    Pakistan’s general inflation measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) clocked in at a 24-month peak of 13% in January, 2022. | DETAILS
  13. Water-Shortage capacity in Pakistan
    According to UN Development Programme, the water-shortage capacity available in Pakistan is 121 cubic meters per person. Per capita surface water availability of 5,260 cubic metres per year in 1951 turned into around 1,000 cubic metres in 2016. This is likely to further drop to about 860 cubic meters by 2025. The PCRWR describe that Pakistan reached the “water stress line” in 1990 and crossed the “water scarcity line” in 2005. | DETAILS
  14. Global Climate Risk Index 2021 rate of Pakistan
    Global Climate Risk Index 2021 reported by Germanwatch was released in 2021 which showed Pakistan drop from 5th most vulnerable country to climate change, to the 8th position. Pakistan lost 0.52% per unit of its GDP due to climate change and it has witnessed 173 climate-related events in 19 years. | DETAILS
  15. Global Hunger Index 2021 Pakistan
    In 2021 Global Hunger Index, Pakistan ranks 92nd out of the 116 countries with sufficient data to calculate 2021 GHI scores. With a score of 24.7, Pakistan has a level of hunger that is serious. | DETAILS
  16. Agriculture in Pakistan
    In Pakistan, 65-70% of the population depends directly on agriculture. The livestock sub-sector contributes 55% to the agriculture sector. It contributes 19.2 per cent to the GDP and provides employment to around 38.5 per cent of the labour force. [Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-21]| DETAILS
  17. Democracy Index 2021 Pakistan
    Pakistan ranked 104th among 167 nations on Democracy Index 2021. Pakistan was placed at the 104th spot among 167 states on the global Democracy Index 2021, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). | DETAILS
  18. Global Gender Gap Index 2021 Pakistan
    In 2021, Pakistan ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index. The report found that Pakistan’s gender gap had widened by 7 percentage points, to 55.6%, making it one of the worst countries for gender parity. Only Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan fared worse. | DETAILS
  19. WJP’s Rule of Law Index (RLI) — 2021 Pakistan
    The World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2021 report published in October 2021, has placed Pakistan among the lowest ranked countries in its adherence to the rule of law (ranking 130th out of 139 nations). | DETAILS
  20. Press Freedom Index — 2021 Pakistan
    According to the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) report, Pakistan has fallen by 12 places to 157 out of 180 countries. Last year, Pakistan was ranked 145 on the list. | DETAILS
  21. Foreign Direct Investment
    Foreign investment slides 33pc in February, 2022. Poor investment climate hit the FDI inflows which noted a sharp decline of 50pc to $110 million in January this year 2022 from $218.7m in December 2021. | DETAILS
    • Pakistan has an estimated population of over 220 million in 2021 and a growth rate of 1.95 per cent per year. Adding 5.28 million people per year to its population, it is projected to surpass Indonesia in size around the year 2048. Population growth remains one of the biggest challenges for Pakistan’s development, with 60 per cent of its population below the age of 25, and a fertility rate of 3.5 births per woman. This means that providing education, health and employment for a large and growing youth cohort will remain an issue for the foreseeable future.
    • Pakistan also has one of the highest rates of urbanisation in South Asia. Urban areas have expanded immensely between 1995 and 2015. For instance, it has been estimated that various urban sectors convert 3,016 hectares of agricultural lands annually for urban uses in metropolitan Lahore, and if this rate doesn’t slow, by 2030 all agricultural land at the fringes of cities will be urbanised.
    • The World Food Programme says that 21 per cent of Pakistan’s population is malnourished, 44 per cent of children under five years old have stunted growth, and 37 per cent of the population faces food insecurity, despite Pakistan being a major producer of wheat and rice.
    • Pakistan has major water shortages. It is ranked 14th out of 150 countries at high risk of water crisis. Water Aid notes that 17 million people in Pakistan lack access to clean water close to home, and 70 million lack access to a decent toilet, the majority of them in rural communities.
    • According to the latest new US World Ranking 2022, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad has been ranked 461.
    • Finland has been ranked as the happiest country in the world for the fifth consecutive year in the 2022 World Happiness Report. According to the report, Pakistan, after dropping 15 places in one year, currently stood at 121 on the list, whereas India ranked further down, ranking 136.
    • Pakistan spent around $11.3 billion for military purposes in year 2021 recording a nominal decrease of 0.7% from a year earlier, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). The country is on 23rd spot on the list of countries with highest military expenditure in the world. Read here.

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EXPORTS: $25.630 billion (FY 2021)
IMPORTS: $53.785 billion (FY 2021)
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Trade Deficit: 28.155 billion (FY 2021)
Trade deficit widens to $32bn [latest data] | Details Source

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  • Pakistan’s economy has witnessed a V-shaped recovery after contracting by 0.47% in FY 2020-21.
  • The provisional GDP growth rate for FY 2021 is estimated to be 94% against the targeted growth of 2.1% through the policy initiatives undertaken during FY 2020-21.
  • The nominal GDP for FY 2021 is projected to increase from Rs45,567 billion to Rs47,709
  • The Economic Stimulous of 24 trillion announced in March 2020 has been extended for the FY 2021 and an amount of Rs155 billion has been released tomitigate the socio economic impacts of Covid 19 pandemic.
  • The Current account balance during Jul-Apr, FY 2020-21 posted a surplus of $0.8 bn (0.3 % of GDP) against a deficit of $4.7 bn (-2.1 % of GDP) last year.
  • Exports during Jul-Apr FY 2020-21 increased by 5% to $21.0 bn ($ 19.7 bn last year). On YoY basis, exports increased by 61.3 % to $2.3 bn in Apr, 2021 ($ 1.4 bn in Apr, 2020).
  • Remittances grew significantly by 0% to $24.2 bn and surpassed the target of $21.5 bn as compared to $18.8 bn during Jul-Apr, FY 2020-21 during same period last year.
  • LSM posted a growth of 8.99% during Jul-Mar FY 2020-21 against a negative growth of 5.10% for last year.
  • The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) during Jul-Apr, FY 2020-21 is down to 6% as against 11.2% during the same period last year.
  • FBR tax collection grew by 14.4% to Rs.3,780 bn during Jul-Apr FY 2020-21 against Rs.3,303 bn last year.
  • Fiscal consolidation helped in containing the fiscal deficit to2% of GDP during Jul- Apr, FY 2020-21, against 5.3% of GDP last year.
  • Primary balance posted a surplus of Rs.159 billion during Jul-Apr FY 2020-21, against the deficit of 205 billion last year.
  • Refund of Rs.253 billion was issued by FBR to the business community during Jul- April, FY 2020-21, which are 5% higher than previous year’s Rs.151.8 billion issued during the same period last year.
  • Private Sector has borrowed 454.5 bn during Jul-Apr FY 2020-21, compared to Rs.318.5 bn during the same period last year, a growth of 43%.
  • Fixed investment loan disbursement increased to Rs140.4 billion during Jul-Apr FY 2020-21, as compared to Rs 0.4 billion during the corresponding period last year, thus registered a significant growth.
  • Pakistan has entered the international capital market after a gap of over three years by successfully raising USD 2.5 billion.
  • World Bank recognized the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme as amongst the top four social protection interventions in the world in terms of the numbers of people covered.

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