TVET in Pakistan

Insight into Pakistan

Population177
Working Age (15-60)126.11
Labour Force59.74
Labour Force Participation33%
Labour Force Growth Rate3.40%
Population <30 years68%
Unemployment rate6%
Registered workers abroad5.7 Million
Remittances in 201211.2 $ Billion
TVET Institutes3,587
TVET Enrollment350,000
Annual Demand TVET Graduates950,000
Dropouts (Schools)20 Million Approx
Literacy rate58.50%
Informal Economy Workers73.80%
NAVTTC Trainees (since 2006)232,487

Industry in Pakistan

NAVTTC is maintaining a National Skills Information System (NSIS), which is being updated on day to day basis. It contains information on number of TVET Institutes, Programs / Trades / Technologies, Graudates, Enrolled Trainees, Registered Industry (Employer) and number of workers in the industries. The data has been collected from provincial TEVTAs, Boards of Technical Education, Trade Testing Boards, provincial Industries Departments, Bureau of Statistics, FPCCI, Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and variou Surveys i.e. Labour Force Survey, Census of Manufacuturing Industries. The Summary of industries in Pakistan is given below: For details see our NSIS Website

Type of Industry
No of Industry
Agriculture16
Chemical, Petroleum, Rubber and Plastic Goods2,451
Food, Beverages and Tobacco4,455
Metal and Metal Products4,946
Mineral Products1,221
Other Manufacturing Industries68
Other53
Paper and Paper Products624
Textile, Wearing Apparel and Leather Products4,572
Wood and Wood Products191