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

Summary of NAVTTC Graduates

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 TVET Gradutes in Pakistan is given below: For details see our NSIS Website

Province/Region
No of Annual TVET Graduates 2014-15
Punjab169,488
Sindh65,954
Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa57,104
Balochistan1,672
GB10,234
AJK8,571
FATA3,669
ICT3,493