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Pakistan

Pakistan Labor force Stats

Definitions

  • By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • By occupation > Agriculture: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Industry: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Services: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Note: This entry contains the total labor force figure.
  • Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
A note extensive export of labor, mostly to the Middle East, and use of child labor (2000) 2003
By occupation agriculture 42%, industry 20%, services 38% 2004
By occupation > Agriculture 43% 2005 9th out of 48
By occupation > Industry 20.3% 2005 30th out of 44
By occupation > Services 36.6% 2005 39th out of 43
Female > % of total labor force 19.16% 2008 170th out of 175
Note extensive export of labor, mostly to the Middle East, and use of child labor (2006 est.) 2011
Per capita 292.76 per 1,000 people 2007 156th out of 163
Total 55.84 million 2008 10th out of 175

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, December 2003; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.

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