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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Pakistan

Pakistan Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.4 % 2020
Employed Persons 61710 Thousand Person | 61.71 Million Person 2018


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Pakistan - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Pakistan?

  • Unemployment Rate in Pakistan increased to 4.4 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 7.8 % and minimum was 3.1 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.4 2020 16.03.2021
4.1 2019 29.06.2020
4.1 2018 10.02.2020
5.7 2017 25.10.2018
5.9 2016 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Pakistan by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mamnoon Hussain 09.09.2013 - 09.09.2018 5.9000 5.9000 5.9000 5.9000 0.00%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Pakistan - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Pakistan?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Pakistan decreased to 61710 Thousand Person (61.71 Million Person) in 2018. The maximum rate was 62230 Thousand Person and minimum was 26961 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Yearly by State Bank.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
61710 2018 29.10.2019
62230 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Pakistan by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Pakistan

Index Updated Actual Previous
Living Wage Individual 2018 80.486 USD/Month 79.89
Wages High Skilled 2018 306.443 USD/Month 293.327
Wages Low Skilled  2018 171.107 USD/Month 129.374

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5.3 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Feb/21 5.1 % 4.6
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Mar/21 3.9 % 4
Taiwan Feb/21 3.73 % 3.75
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong Feb/21 7.2 % 7
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Feb/21 2.9 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Feb/21 2.9 % 2.7
Malaysia Feb/21 4.8 % 4.9
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.3 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 3Q/20 5.8 % 5.4
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.8
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/20 7.4 % 8.5
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2019 2.7 % 3.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6