TVET in Pakistan

Insight into Pakistan

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

Occupation-wise Employment in Pakistan (% Share)

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 Occuaion-wise Employment in Pakistan is given below: For details see our NSIS Website

Legislators, Senior Officials and Managers11.5
Technicians and Associate Professionals5.5
Service, Shop, Market and Sales Workers6.5
Skilled Agricluture and Fishery Workers37.6
Crafts and related trades workers14.7
Plant / Machine Operators/Asemblers4.8
Elementary (Unskilled)16.3

Source: Labour Force Survey 2012-13