KARACHI: A CITY OF OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
July 11 - 17, 2011

AREAS AND PERCENTAGES OF VARIOUS LAND USE TYPES IN THE KARACHI

LAND USE URBANIZED AREA 2006 (ACRES) % OF TOTAL URBANIZED AREA KSDP 2020 PLAN AREA (ACRES) % OF TOTAL PLAN AREA
Formal Residential 35,206 27.00 69,369 12.00
Informal Residential 10,558 8.10 10,998 1.90
Goth (villages = residential) 2,043 1.60 13,126 2.30
Commercial 2,921 2.20 3,386 0.60
Health 685 0.50 729 0.10
Educational 3,320 2.60 3,495 0.60
Government 3,036 2.30 69,712 12.10
Other Institutional 1,218 0.90 1,450 0.30
Industries 9,285 7.10 26,919 4.70
Cottage Industries 28 0.00 28 0.00
Transport 723 0.60 4,296 0.70
Warehouses 563 0.40 2,670 0.50
Mining 166 0.10 167 0.00
Vacant Land 9,541 7.30 216,198 37.50
Open Space 13,439 10.60 26,655 4.60
Agriculture 7,296 5.60 56,256 9.80
Water 2,392 1.80 11,353 2.00
Road Space 23,089 17.70 54,036 9.40
Other Land Uses 4,660 3.60 5,003 0.90
Total 130,169 100.00 575,845 100.00

KARACHI: YEAR 2020 POPULATION TARGETS AND GROWTH STRATEGIES

TOWN NAME 2005 TOTAL PROJECTIONS FOR 2020
POPULATION AREA IN ACRE DENSITY POPULATION DENSITY % INCREASE
1Saddar 935,566 5,967 157 1,122,679 188 20
2Jamshed 1,114,235 5,790 192 1,559,929 269 40
3.N.Nazimabad 753,423 4,127 183 979,450 237 30
4Gulburg 688,580 3,417 202 895,154 262 30
5SITE 709,944 6,286 113 894,529 142 26
6Shah Faisal 509,915 2,901 176 611,898 211 20
7Gulshan-e-Iqbal 949,351 13,260 72 2,373,378 179 150
8Landhi 1,012,391 9,670 105 1,822,304 188 80
9Korangi 829,813 10,247 81 1,825,589 178 120
10New Karachi 1,038,865 5,058 205 1,246,638 246 20
11Cantonment 464,882 31,336 15 929,761 30 100
12DHA 379,596 9,454 40 683,273 72 80
13Baldia 616,722 7,217 85 1,110,100 154 80
14Malir 604,763 4,395 138 907,145 206 50
15Orangi 1,098,859 5,803 189 1,428,925 246 30
16Bin Qasim 480,854 137,961 3 2,153,553 16 348
17Keamari 583,640 106,217 5 1,923,912 18 230
18Gadap * 439,674 355,798 1 3,077,718 9 600
19Lyari 923,176 1,977 467 969,335 490 5
20Liaquatabad 985,581 2,685 367 1,034,860 385 5
G.Total 15,119,830 729,566 - 27,550,130 Ė -
Note: Density: Persons / Acre, * Excluding Kirther National Park Area

CARGO HANDLED AT KARACHI PORT (000 TON) (CHANGE IN %)

YEAR IMPORTS CHANGE EXPORTS CHANGE TOTAL CHANGE
2005-06 25,573 15.7 6,698 2.8 32,271 12.8
2006-07 23,329 -8.8 7,517 12.2 30,846 -4.4
2007-08 25,518 9.4 11,675 55.3 37,193 20.6
2008-09 25,368 -0.6 13,364 14.5 38,732 4.1
2009-10 27,892 9.9 13,528 1.23 41,420 6.9
2010-11 (Jul-Dec) 14,711 5.1 5,567 -14.83 20,278 -1.3

OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF KESC (UNITS-GWh)

OPERATIONAL JAN-MARCH 2011
Units generated (Net of Auxiliary) 1258
Units purchased 1,792
Total units available for distribution 3,050
Units billed 2132
Transmission & Distribution Losses (%) 30.1

POPULATION GROWTH FORECAST

Scenario 2010 2015 2020
Population (000s) 18,529 22,594 27,550
AAGR* in following years (%) 4.05 4.05 -

PROJECTED WATER DEMAND BY TYPE OF CUSTOMER

TYPE OF DEMAND 2015 2020
Population 23.13 27.55
Domestic Water Demand ( MGD) 633 752
Other Users Water Demand 518.0 616
Total Water Demand 1151.0 1368

TOTAL DEVELOPMENT OUTLAY OF THE PROVINCE SINDH (RS. MILLION)

Provincial PSDP,Foreign Project Assistance and Other Grants 135,085.80 65,551.30 141,090.10
ii. District Government ADP 18,000.00 18,000.00 20,000.00
Total Development Outlay 153,085.80 83,551.30 161,090.10

KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE DURING 2011 (MONTH END)

DATE 30 SHARE INDEX 100 SHARE INDEX VOLUME LEADER ACTIVE PLUS MINUS UNCHANGED
Jan 12,152.21 12.462.70 Lotte Pakistan 373 196 157 20
Feb 10,756.83 11,223.52 Lotte Pakistan 363 42 246 75
Mar 11,257.14 11,552.13 Lotte Pakistan 353 131 127 95
Apr 11,608.34 11,954.37 Lotte Pakistan 347 129 130 88
May 11,821.85 12,198.12 Bank of Punjab 355 185 91 79

UNIVERSITIES/DAIíS CHARTERED BY GOVERNMENT OF SINDH

UNIVERSITY/DAI NAME MAIN CAMPUS LOCATION
DOW University of Health Sciences, Karachi Karachi
Institute of Business Administration, Karachi Karachi
Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro Sindh. Jamshoro
Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro Jamshoro
NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi Karachi
Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Sciences & Technology, Nawabshah Nawabshah
Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Khairpur
Shahaeed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana Larkana
Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam Tandojam
Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur Sukkur
University of Karachi, Karachi Karachi
University of Sindh, Jamshoro Jamshoro
Note: HEC recognized Universities as on May 2011