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

Labour Force by Major Industry

As per Labour Force Survey (Pak LFS 2012-13), Pakistan has 33% Labour Force (59.74 Million) of its total Population (177 Million approx). Out of this, 43.7% is engaged in "Agriculture, forestry, hunting & fishing". The distribution of Labour Force by Major Industry is as under:

SectorInformalFormal
Manufacturing18.46.6
Construction9.73.5
Wholesale & Retail Trade18.86.8
Transport & Communication7.22.6
Community/ Personal Services17.46.2
Others2.10.8