L / O & ECONOMY

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Apr 30 - May 6, 2012

INTEREST RATES IN PAKISTAN

DATE RATES (%)
2-Aug-10 13.00
30-Sep-10 13.5
30-Nov-10 14.00
1-Aug-11 13.5
9-Oct-11 to date 12.00

PAKISTAN POVERTY LINE

YEAR (RS)
1998‐99 673.40
2000‐01 723.40
2004‐05 878.64
2005‐06 948.47

LABOUR FORCE TREND

YEAR 2009-10 (Million No.)
Labour force 54.92
Employed 51.87
unemployed 3.05

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
2008 to date Yousuf Raza Gilani Rs 91.6

PAKISTAN: REAL GDP GROWTH RATE (%)

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
6.8 3.7 1.7 3.8 2.4

BALANCE OF TRADE (US $ MILLION)

PERIOD EXPORTS IMPORTS BALANCE OF TRADE
VALUE GROWTH RATE VALUE GROWTH RATE
2005-06 16,553 14.3 24,994 31.6 -8,441
2006-07 17,278 4.4 26,989 8.0 -9,711
2007-08 20,427 18.2 35,397 31.2 -14,970
2008-09 19,121 -6.4 31,747 -10.3 -12,627
2009-10 19,673 2.9 31,209 -1.7 -11,536
2010-11 25,355 28.9 35,872 14.9 -10,517

MOST DANGEROUS CITIES IN THE WORLD

CITY COUNTRY
1 Baghdad Iraq
2 Swat valley Pakistan
3 Kabul Afghanistan
4 Mogadishu Somalia
5 Washington DC United States
6 Rio de Janeiro Brazil
7 Caracas Venezuela
8 Medellin Colombia
9 Guatemala City Guatemala
10 Johannseburg South Africa

WORKERS' REMITTANCES (Million US $) (P)

MONTHLY CASH INFLOW
(INCLUDING FEBCS & FCBCS)
FY12 FY11 FY10 % CHANGE
FY12 FY11
August 1,310.47 933.06 780.53 40.45 19.54
September 890.42 922.06 806.12 -3.43 14.38
October 1,017.87 855.11 758.29 19.03 12.77
November 924.92 926.89 742.79 -0.21 24.78
December 1,085.35 863.13 697.60 25.75 23.73
January 1,110.64 826.57 667.90 34.37 23.76
February 1,156.81 845.28 589.03 36.86 43.50
March 1,142.77 1,052.90 763.72 8.54 37.86
Monthly average for period July-March 1,081.73 890.69 727.87 21.45 22.37

COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST MILITARY SPENDING

COUNTRY MILITARY EXPENDITURES % OF GDP
1. Oman 11.40
2. Qatar 10.00
3. Saudi Arabia 10.00
4. Iraq 8.60
5. Jordan 8.60

HAPPIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

1. Nigeria 2.Mexico
3. Venezuela 4.El Salvador

MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES TO LIVE IN

COUNTRY GLOBAL PEACE INDEX
1. Iraq 3.341
2. Afghanistan 3.285
3. Somalia 3.257
4. Israel 3.035
5. Sudan 2.922
6. Congo 2.888
7. Chad 2.880
8. Pakistan 2.859
9. Russia 2.750
10. Zimbabwe 2.736

COUNTRIES MOST NUCLEAR WEAPONS

COUNTRY NUMBER OF WARHEADS
1 Russia 28,240
2 United States 12,070
3 France 510
4 China 425
5 United Kingdom 400
6 Israel uncertain
7 India uncertain
8 Pakistan uncertain


DRONE ATTACK IN PAKISTAN

YEAR INCIDENTS KILLED INJURED
2005 1 1 0
2006 0 0 0
2007 1 20 15
2008 19 156 17
2009 46 536 75
2010 90 831 85+
2011 59 548 52
2012 12 87 6
Total 228 2179 250+

CIVILIANS

FATALITIES IN TERRORIST VIOLENCE IN PAKISTAN

  CIVILIANS SECURITY FORCE PERSONNEL TERRORISTS/
INSURGENTS
TOTAL
2003 140 24 25 189
2004 435 184 244 863
2005 430 81 137 648
2006 608 325 538 1471
2007 1522 597 1479 3598
2008 2155 654 3906 6715
2009 2324 991 8389 11704
2010 1796 469 5170 7435
2011 2738 765 2800 6303
2012 784 274 972 2030
Total* 12932 4364 23660 40956

NATO RELATED ATTACKS IN PAKISTAN

YEARS BALOCHISTAN FATA KP PUNJAB SINDH
INC. KIL. INJ. INC. KIL. INJ. INC. KIL. INJ. INC. KIL. INJ. INC. KIL. INJ.
2008 2 1 1 2 2 50 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 14 5 3 4 5 10 7 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 66 12 32 17 9 13 8 1 3 6 15 15 2 0 1
2011 59 19 20 33 20 10 11 10 35 2 4 0 3 0 6
2012 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
INC: INCIDENTS , KIL: KILLED, INJ: INJURED

COUNTRY WISE FDI INFLOWS IN PAKISTAN ($ Million) (2011-12-Jul-Feb)

USA UK U.A.E JAPAN HK SWI. S.A GER. S.K. NOR. CHINA OTHERS TIPP FEPP
163 158.7 23.4 14.5 30.2 70 -12.7 12.8 25.8 -227.6 102.7 197.7 558.5 558.5

HK: HONG KONG, SWI: SWITZERLAND, SA: SAUDI ARABIA, GER: GERMANY, S.K: SOUTH KOREA, NOR: NORWAY, TIPP: TOTAL INCLUDING PVT. PROCEEDS, FEPP: FDI EXCLUDING PVT. PROCEEDS.