A Brief Outlook to Pakistan Economy

GDP (purchasing power parity) $574.1 billion (2013 est.)
$554.2 billion (2012 est.)
$531 billion (2011 est.)
note: data are in 2013 US dollars
GDP (official exchange rate) $236.5 billion (2013 est.)
GDP – real growth rate 3.6% (2013 est.)
4.4% (2012 est.)
3.7% (2011 est.)
GDP – per capita (PPP) $3,100 (2013 est.)
$3,100 (2012 est.)
$3,000 (2011 est.)
note: data are in 2013 US dollars
Gross national saving 12.7% of GDP (2013 est.)
13.3% of GDP (2012 est.)
12.9% of GDP (2011 est.)
GDP – composition, by end use household consumption: 81%
government consumption: 10.8%
investment in fixed capital: 12.6%
investment in inventories: 1.6%
exports of goods and services: 12.7%
imports of goods and services: -18.8%
(2013 est.)
GDP – composition by sector agriculture: 25.3%
industry: 21.6%
services: 53.1% (2013 est.)
Population below poverty line 22.3% (FY05/06 est.)
Labor force 59.21 million
note: extensive export of labor, mostly to the Middle East, and use of child labor (2012 est.)
Labor force – by occupation agriculture: 45.1%
industry: 20.7%
services: 34.2% (2010 est.)
Unemployment rate 6.6% (2013 est.)
6% (2012 est.)
note: substantial underemployment exists
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 total: 7.7%
male: 7%
female: 10.5% (2008)
Household income or consumption by percentage share lowest 10%: 3.9%
highest 10%: 39.3% (FY05/06)
Distribution of family income – Gini index 30.6 (FY07/08)
41 (FY98/99)
Budget revenues: $29.71 billion
expenditures: $47.97 billion (2013 est.)
Taxes and other revenues 12.6% of GDP (2013 est.)
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) -7.7% of GDP (2013 est.)
Public debt 54.6% of GDP (2013 est.)
52.1% of GDP (2012 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 7.7% (2013 est.)
9.7% (2012 est.)
Central bank discount rate 12% (31 January 2012 est.)
14% (31 December 2010 est.)
Commercial bank prime lending rate 11.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
12.41% (31 December 2012 est.)
Stock of narrow money $71.96 hpw billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$62.29 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Stock of broad money $93.11 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$82.63 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Stock of domestic credit $106.8 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$94.65 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Market value of publicly traded shares $NA (31 December 2012 est.)
$NA (31 December 2011)
$38.17 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
Agriculture – products cotton, wheat, rice, sugarcane, fruits, vegetables; milk, beef, mutton, eggs
Industries textiles and apparel, food processing, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, paper products, fertilizer, shrimp
Industrial production growth rate 3.5% (2013 est.)
Current Account Balance -$2.36 billion (2013 est.)
-$2.072 billion (2012 est.)
Exports $25.05 billion (2013 est.)
$24.71 billion (2012 est.)
Exports – commodities textiles (garments, bed linen, cotton cloth, yarn), rice, leather goods, sports goods, chemicals, manufactures, carpets and rugs
Exports – partners US 13.6%, China 11.1%, UAE 8.5%, Afghanistan 7.8% (2012)
Imports $39.27 billion (2013 est.)
$40.07 billion (2012 est.)
Imports – commodities petroleum, petroleum products, machinery, plastics, transportation equipment, edible oils, paper and paperboard, iron and steel, tea
Imports – partners China 19.7%, Saudi Arabia 12.3%, UAE 12.1%, Kuwait 6.3% (2012)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold $11.18 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$13.8 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Debt – external $52.43 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$54.5 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Stock of direct foreign investment – at home $24.33 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$22.73 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Stock of direct foreign investment – abroad $1.569 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.519 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Exchange rates Pakistani rupees (PKR) per US dollar –
100.4 (2013 est.)
93.3952 (2012 est.)
85.194 (2010 est.)
81.71 (2009)
70.64 (2008)
Fiscal year 1 July – 30 June
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