Resources

Household Surveys

Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement

A national / provincial survey done every few years by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics; includes data on education, health, water supply and sanitation, and household perceptions of living standards.

Link to report and tables: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/pakistan-social-and-living-standards-measurement

Actual dataset has to be requested

Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES) 2011-12

A national / provincial survey done every few years by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Includes data presented by consumption quintiles in conformity with social indicators well as to adjust the inflation effects during successive years.

Link to report and tables: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/household-integrated-economic-survey-hies-2011-12 Actual dataset has to be requested

Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey

A national survey conducted every few years by the National Institute of Population Studies. It includes data on fertility levels, family planning, mortality and immunization rates, maternal and child health as well as indicators relating to HIV/AIDS and malaria.

Link to report: http://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/FR200/FR200.pdf

Actual dataset has to be requested

Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey

A national survey conducted every few years by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. It includes data on fertility levels, family planning and mortality.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/pakistan-demographic-survey-2007

Actual dataset has to be requested

Pakistan Labor Force Survey

Annual national survey conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics; includes characteristics of labor force (marital status, literacy education etc), labor force participation rates, employment / unemployment / underemployment statistics, occupational safety and health.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/labour-force-publications

Actual dataset has to be requested

Pakistan Economic Census 2005

Conducted once by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics during 2001 to 2003.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/economic-census-2005

Actual dataset has to be requested

Population Census 1998

The last complete population census was conducted in 1998.

Link to report and various tables: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/population-tables

Actual dataset has to be requested

Punjab Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey

Household survey done following the global approach of MICS. Last survey done in 2011.

Link to report: http://www.bos.gop.pk/?q=provincialreport

Actual dataset has to be requested

Pakistan Millennium Development Goals Report

Provides a comprehensive summary on the status of achievement of all MDGs in Pakistan. Last report done in 2013.

Link to report: http://www.pk.undp.org/content/pakistan/en/home/library/mdg/pakistan-mdgs-report-2013/

Firm-level data and surveys

Census of Manufacturing Industries

Periodic national census conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and provincial line departments.

Link to reports: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/industry-publications

Actual dataset has to be requested

Trade data and statistics

Various external trade statistics, including regular reviews of foreign trade.

Link to reports: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/trade-tables

Exports data published by State Bank of Pakistan

Exports data for goods and services:

1) Annual http://www.sbp.org.pk/departments/stats/Annual_Export_Receipt/indexArc.htm

2) Quarterly: http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/export/quarterly/previous.htm

3) Monthly: http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/export/index.htm

Imports data published by State Bank of Pakistan

Imports data for goods and services:

1) Annual http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/import-07-08/index.htm

2) Quarterly http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/export/quarterly/previous.htm

3) Monthly http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/import/previous.htm

Energy data and statistics

Census of Electricity Establishments

Periodic census conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to reports: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/energy-and-mining-publications

Actual dataset has to be requested

General economic statistics

National Accounts of Pakistan

Periodic data compiled by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/national-accounts-publications

Pakistan Fiscal Operations

Annual fiscal data published by Ministry of Finance.

Link to reports: http://www.finance.gov.pk/fiscal_main.html

Pakistan Economic Survey

Annual review published by Ministry of Finance, containing various general indicators.

Link to latest reports: http://www.finance.gov.pk/survey_1314.html

Various publications by the central bank

A complete listing of publications and data issued by the State Bank of Pakistan.

Link: http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/index2.asp

State of Pakistan’s Economy

Quarterly report published by the State Bank of Pakistan.

Link to report: http://www.sbp.org.pk/reports/quarterly/index.htm

State Bank Annual Report

Published annually by the State Bank of Pakistan, has a comprehensive review of performance of various economic indicators in the country.

Link to reports: http://www.sbp.org.pk/reports/annual/index.htm

Banking Statistics of Pakistan

Issued annually by the State Bank of Pakistan.

Link to reports: http://www.sbp.org.pk/publications/anu_stats/index.htm

Handbook of Statistics on Pakistan Economy 2010

Issued once by the State Bank of Pakistan.

Link to reports: http://www.sbp.org.pk/departments/stats/PakEconomy_HandBook/index.htm

Quantum Index of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (QIM)

Monthly national production data, compiled by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/qim

Prices indices

Compiled by the by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Monthly Price Indices: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/cpi

Weekly Sensitive Price Indicator: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/spi

Agriculture data and surveys

Agriculture Census, Village Census, Livestock Census

Periodic censuses conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to reports: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/agriculture-census-publications

Actual dataset has to be requested

Agricultural Statistics of Pakistan

Conducted periodically by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/agri-stat-publications

Actual dataset has to be requested

Education reports and data

Learning and Educational Achievement in Punjab Schools Survey (LEAPS) project

Conducted by researchers from Harvard University, World Bank, Pomona College etc.

Various publications available at: http://www.leapsproject.org/site/

Full dataset also available, and requires sign up

Annual Status of Education Reports

Compiled by the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) following the model of ASERs introduced by Pratham in India. It is a survey of the quality of education.

Link to reports: http://www.aserpakistan.org/index.php?func=report

Dataset available at: http://www.aserpakistan.org/index.php?func=data_statistics

Pakistan Education Statistics 2011-12

A one-time publication with rich data on education, compiled by the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS), run by the Ministry of Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education.

Link to report: http://unesco.org.pk/education/documents/2013/pslm/Pakistan_Education_Statistics.pdf

National Education Census 2005

A one-time publication conducted by the now-devolved Ministry of Education in collaboration with Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Gathers data on the level, type and management of institutions, enrolment, teaching staff and their qualifications and training, non-teaching staff, medium of instruction, building and other facilities available and expenditure.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/national-education-census-2005-pakistan

Pakistan Education Atlas

A data visualization platform for selected education indicators. Compiled by the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS), Ministry of Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education.

Link to tool: http://wfp.org.pk/Atlas/

Punjab Public Schools Portal

A collection of input and output indicators for public schools in Punjab, run by the School Education Department of the Punjab Government.

Link to data: http://schoolportal.punjab.gov.pk/

Sindh School Education Statistics

A one-time publication from 2010-11 with data on education, compiled by the Sindh Bureau of Statistics and School Education Department.

Link to report: http://sindhbos.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/School-Education-Statistics-Sindh-by-District-2010-11.Complete.pdf

Other reports and data

Punjab Development Statistics

Annual compendium of various statistics for all sectors compiled by the Bureau of Statistics, Government of Punjab from various sources and Line Departments.

Link to reports: http://www.bos.gop.pk/?q=publicationreports  Companion piece is the Statistical Pocketbook of Punjab.

Sindh Development Statistics

Periodic compendium of various statistics for all sectors compiled by the Bureau of Statistics, Government of Sindh from various sources and Line Departments.

Link to reports: http://sindhbos.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Develpment-Statistics-2011-with-Graph.pdf  Companion piece is the Statistical Pocketbook of Sindh.

Annual & Quarterly Contraceptive Performance Reports

Annual national survey conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics to review methods of contraceptive distribution.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/population-welfare-statistics-section

National Health Accounts of Pakistan

Developed on the globally accepted methodology. Conducted periodically by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to report: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/content/national-health-accounts-pakistan-2011-12

Actual dataset has to be requested

Data Resource Unit of Lahore University of Management Sciences, Department of Economics

A rich depository of datasets which is somewhat dated now. Most of the datasets mentioned above are also available here (not the latest versions), as well as certain others that are not available elsewhere. Most of these data have been collected by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. These datasets include: Balance Sheet Data of Pakistani Listed and Non-Listed Companies (1992 – 2003); Banks Annual Accounts Data (1996 – 2005); National Child Labour Survey (1998); National Nutrition Survey (2002); Pakistan Fertility & Family Planning Survey (1996); Pakistan Reproductive Health & Family Planning Survey (2000); Pakistan Rural Household Survey (2004); Small and Medium Enterprises Survey (2003); Status of Women Reproductive Health and Family Planning Survey (2003); Time Use Survey (2007).

Link to databases: http://dru.lums.edu.pk/dslist.php

Miscellaneous social and economic statistics, maintained by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link: http://www.pbs.gov.pk/social-statistics-tables