PAKISTANíS ECONOMY

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Mar
29 - Apr 4, 2010

NUMBER OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS BY KIND, LEVEL AND SEX
(Numbers)

 YEARS PRIMARY
SCHOOLS (000)
MIDDLE
SCHOOLS (000)
HIGH
SCHOOLS (000)
SECONDARY VOCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARTS AND
SCIENCE COLLEGES
PROFESSIO-NAL COLLEGES UNIVER-SITIES
T F T F T F T F T F T F T F
2005-06 158 60 39.4 19.3 22.9 8.1 3,059 - 2,996 1,484 1,135 664 111 -
2006-07 158 61 40.1 17.5 23.6 9 - - 3,095 1,420 1,166 631 120 -
2007-08 158 64 40.8 18 23.9 9.3 - - 3,218 1,489 1,198 649 124 -
2008-09 158 66 41.3 17.6 24.3 9.7 - - 3,292 1,491 1,219 644 124 -
T: Total, F: Female

PRICES OF OIL PRODUCTS

Products JP-1 JP-4 JP-8 Premium Motor Gasoline HOBC Kerosene Oil Light Diesel Oil International Monthly Oil Prices Per Barrel ($)
Mar-2009 31.22 32.58 37.07 57.66 72.08 51.87 48 45.78
Apr-2009 31.83 33.5 37.67 57.66 72.08 51.87 48 50.21
May-2009 36.17 37.06 42 56.21 70.28 51.87 48 57.00
June-2009 38.29 39.15 44.08 56.21 70.28 51.87 48 68.36
July-2009 45.82 43.05 48.13 62.13 78.78 59.35 54.94 64.59
Aug-2009 44.38 41.96 46.86 60.46 77.01 57.91 53.27 71.35
Sep-2009 48.12 46.06 50.56 65.26 80.39 60.60 56.96 67.17
Oct-2009 46.03 44.24 48.60 61.63 75.59 57.87 54.97 72.67
Nov-2009 48.37 45.68 50.91 61.63 75.59 57.87 54.97 76.29
Dec-2009 52.26 50.02 54.79 66.00 80.52 62.63 60.22 74.01
Jan-2010 50.70 49.61 53.39 65.11 79.43 60.75 58.10 76.01
Feb-2010 53.41 52.15 56.05 71.21 86.84 64.06 61.07 71.02
Mar-2010 51.25 49.69 53.96 70.57 86.06 61.50 59.47 77.08

UNEMPLOYED LABOR FORCE BY AREAS

YEARS UNEMPLOYED LABOR FORCE (MN) UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
( % )
TOTAL RURAL URBAN TOTAL RURAL URBAN
1996-97 2.26 1.33 0.94 5.93 5.02 7.98
1999-00 3.08 1.92 1.15 7.82 6.94 9.92
2001-02 3.46 2.15 1.31 8.27 7.55 9.80
2003-04 3.50 2.08 1.41 7.69 6.74 9.70
2005-06 3.10 1.84 1.26 6.20 5.35 8.04
2006-07 2.68 1.64 1.04 5.32 4.72 6.66
2007-08 2.69 1.70 0.99 5.20 4.31 8.52

BALANCE OF TRADE IN 2009 (Mn US $)
PERIOD EXPORTS IMPORTS BOT
Jun P 1,807 2,793 -986
Jul P 1,554 2,811 -1,257
Aug P 1,467 2,171 -704
Sep P 1,599 2,447 -848
Oct P 1,640 2,749 -1,109
Nov P 1,417 2,198 -781
Dec P 1,626 2,720 -1,093
Jan (2010) 1,626 2,525 -899
Feb(2010) 1535 2,316 -781
P: Provisional ,BOT: Balance of Trade

INTEREST RATES (%)

MONTHS/ YEARS RATE
18-Nov-02 7.5
11-Apr-05 9
29-Jul-06 9.5
1-Aug-07 10
31-Jan-08 10.5
23-May-08 12
30-Jul-08 13
13-Nov-08 15
15-Aug-09 13
25-Nov-09 12.5

LIQUID FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES (MILLION US$)

END PERIOD NET RESERVES WITH SBP NET RESERVES WITH BANKS TOTAL LIQUID FX RESERVES
1998-99 1,672.7 616.5 2,289.2
1999-00 997.0 976.6 1,973.6
2000-01 1,688.9 1,542.6 3,231.5
2001-02 4,337.4 2,098.2 6,435.6
2002-03 9,529.1 1,240.6 10,769.7
2003-04 10,563.9 1,825.4 12,389.3
2004-05 9,804.7 2,792.9 12,597.6
2005-06 10,765.2 2,357.2 13,122.4
2006-07 13,345.4 2,301.8 15,647.2
2007-08 8,577.0 2,821.7 11,398.7
2008-09 9,117.9 3,307.3 12,425.2
2009-10 10,719.4 3,797.9 14,517.3

INFLATION REPORT OF GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

Personalities Liaqat Ali Khan Khuaja Nazim uddin Gen Ayub Khan Z.A Bhutto Gen Zia
ul haq
Benazir Bhutto Nawaz Sharif Benazir Bhutto Nawaz Sharif Pervaiz Musharraf Yousuf Raza Gilani
Years 1947-51 1951-53 1958-69 1972-77 1977-88 1988-90 1990-93 1993-96 1997-99 1999-2008 2008 till date
Flour (kg) 20 paisa 25 paisa 50 paisa Rs 1 Rs 2.50 Rs 3.25 Rs 4 Rs 6.60 Rs 8 Rs 17 Rs 30.13
Sugar (kg) 60 paisa 75 paisa Rs 1.75 Rs 6 Rs 9 Rs10 Rs 13 Rs 21 Rs 21 Rs 30 Rs 69.07
Ghee (kg) Rs 2.50 Rs 3 Rs 5 Rs 9 Rs 15 Rs 20 Rs 32 Rs 48 Rs 48 Rs 135 Rs 114.48
Dal (kg) 25 paisa 35 paisa Rs 1.50 Rs 2.50 Rs 9 Rs 10 Rs 18 Rs 18 Rs 20 Rs 42 Rs 87.56
Meat (kg) Rs 1.25 Rs 1.75 Rs 12 Rs 16 Rs 40 Rs 50 Rs 80 Rs 110 Rs 110 Rs 285 Rs 314.47
Petrol(liter) 15 paisa 0.35 paisa Rs 2.75 Rs 3.45 Rs 7.75 Rs 12 Rs 14 Rs 18.55 Rs 27 Rs 62 Rs 70.57

US $ RATES  PER PAK RUPEE

YEARS LEADERS US $
1972 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 4.7
1977 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 9.9
1983 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 13.1
1987 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 17.7
1990 Benazir Bhutto Rs 24
1991 Nawaz Sharif Rs 25
1994 Benazir Bhutto Rs 30.6
1996 Benazir Bhutto Rs 40.3
1997-99 Nawaz Sharif Rs 53
1999-08 Pervaiz Musharraf Rs 62
2009 Yousaf Raza Gilani Rs 83.9

PRODUCTION OF MAJOR CROPS (000 Tons)

YEAR COTTON (000 BALES) SUGARCANE RICE MAIZE WHEAT
2003-04 10048 53419 4848 1897 19500
(-1.6) (2.6) (8.3) (9.2) (1.6)
2004-05 14265 47244 5025 2797 21612
(42.0) (-11.6) (3.6) (47.4) (10.8)
2005-06 13019 44666 5547 3110 21277
(-8.7) (-5.5) (10.4) (11.2) (-1.6)
2006-07 12856 54742 5438 3088 23295
(-1.2) (22.6) (-2.0) (-0.7) (9.5)
2007-08 11655 63920 5563 3605 20959
(-9.3) (16.8) (2.3) (16.7) (-10.0)
2008-09 11819 50045 6952 4036 23421
(1.4) (-21.7) (24.9) (11.9) (11.7)

GDP GROWTH RATE (%)

YEAR 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
RATE (%) 3.1 4.7 7.5 9 5.8 6.8 5.8 2.4 2.5 to 3.3 (Proj)