Analysis of Socio-Economic Indicators Scenario in Pakistan
This paper examined the socio-economic-demographic indicators with time series evidence vis-à-vis Asian countries to compare Pakistan’s position with these countries. With the help of tables based on standard global data followed by Pakistan data an attempt has been made to get valid picture of the above-mentioned indicators.
Life expectancy, IMR, TFR, GNP allocation to health, women using contraceptive are not comparable and delightful leading to unparalleled increase in population in addition to economic factors. Birth rate is the highest in Pakistan compared to the remaining 9 countries. Poverty will escalate that will breed all social, economic and political problems. It may be concluded that if the present pace of population growth continues, people may fail to find a place even for standing. Population is the most agonizing and perplexing problem that has made the common man life miserable and unsustainable.
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