Poverty in Pakistan

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Poverty in Pakistan


Poverty is Pakistan’s biggest problem which today’s Pakistan facing, it is interconnected with several elements which are having direct or indirect relationship with poverty. This paper is an effort to find out and discuss the elements related to poverty and it is a contribution from author to do something for his country and same time for the rest of world. Poverty in Pakistan does not affect people of Pakistan only but it has an effect on rest of world as well. Today Pakistani could be found everywhere in the world in search of better earning, a lot of them are illegal immigrants and some are involved in terror activities which is equally dangerous for all humanity. During research author found four factors which causes poverty in Pakistan, they are Education, fundamentalism, overpopulation and political instability. Each of the factors is explained in details in this paper. Two other factors were found which provide the foundation for above given four causes of poverty, misleading and injustice are the basic factors. Relationship between these factors is proved through previous done research and presence of these factors in Pakistan also proved which shows these factors are contributing towards poverty in Pakistan.


Poverty refers to the condition of not having the means to afford basic human needs such as clean water, nutrition, health care, clothing and shelter. Poverty is the condition of having fewer resources or less income than others within a society or country, or compared to worldwide averages. Poverty is one of the major social problems which Pakistan is facing. It is one of the most important and sensitive issue not only for Pakistan but for the whole world. Poverty can cause other social problems like theft, bribe, corruption, adultery, lawlessness, injustice etc.

Background of Research:
Islamic Republic of Pakistan came into being in 1947, a country in south Asia, sharing its border with...
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