• 042-35941921, UAN: 03-111-999-101
  • info@kipscss.net

A QUICK LOOK AT PAKISTAN FACTS 0F 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Jan, 2018
  • 659
  • CSS

ECONOMY

According to the budget 2017-18, the total expenditures of the government are Rs. 4.75 Trillion while the deficit of the budget is 4.1 %.

Pakistan is ranked at 68th position out of 160 economies, according to the World Bank’s Index

95% of Pakistan’s total trade is dependent on sea. So the sea routes must always remain open. If the path blocks for some reason Pakistan’s imports and exports would come to a halt

Karachi is ranked 7th among the Asia-Pacific cities for the Foreign Direct Investment in 2017-18

Pakistan ranked 34rth in the annual production of tomato throughout the world

The GDP per capita of Pakistan $1,629 which ranked Pakistan 149 in the world for 2016 with Pakistan’s undocumented economy is 3 percent

Pakistan is contributing 8 percent of its budgetary allocations to address the issue of climate change, according to Pakistan’s Minister for Climate Change, Mushaidullah

The Current Account Deficit has reached to $8.5 Billion in 2017 signaling the poor fiscal health of Pakistan

The economy of Pakistan in the 24th largest in the world in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)

The inflation rate in Pakistan grew to 5.02% from 4.78%, according to Pakistan Economic Survey 2016-17

The unemployment rate declined to 5.9% from 6%, according to Pakistan Economic Survey 2016-17

MAJOR RANKING OF PAKISTAN

Pakistan is ranked 116th out of 176 countries on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2016

Pakistan is ranked 147th out of 188 countries in Human Development Index of United Nations Development Program

Pakistan holds 1.56 million refugees – the fourth highest number in the world and the largest in a developing economy

WATER AND ENERGY

According to IMF, Pakistan is the 3rd most water-stressed country in the world having per capita availability of just 1,017 cubic meters annually

Total electricity demand of Pakistan in 14,800 MW whereas the electricity generation by the government and private sector amounts 11,000 MW

   

Share on facebook or twitter

Email to a friend