Where we work


Country code: PK

Main country data


197,015,955 (World Bank 2017)

Working-age population:

65 (Work Bank 2017)


GDP (PPP): 1,088,981.59
GDP per capita (current US$): 1,547.9
2018 Projected Real GDP (% Change): 5.8 (International Monetary Fund)

Unemployment rate:

Unemployment rate: 4.0 (World Bank 2017)

Migration authorities

Line Ministries:

Under construction

Key migration countries

Main source countries:

1. India: 2,000,908

2. Afghanistan: 1,618,687

3. Myanmar: 2,460

Inward migration to Pakistan: 3,628,956

Outward migration from Pakistan: 5,935,176

Main destination countries:

1. Saudi Arabia: 1,123,260

2. India: 1.106,212

3. United Arab Emirates: 863,858

All data used in the section above are from the International Organisation for Migration (2015)

Participation in the Budapest Process / Silk Routes Project

Involvement in BP since:

Pakistan participates in the Budapest Process since 2010.

Key documents related to migration

Migration profiles:

Under construction

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