Problem of Unmployment in Pakistan

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The Problem of Unemployment in Pakistan (A case of study of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Principle Author/Corresponding Given Name Dr. Habib-Ur-Rehman, Family Name, Dr. Habib-Ur-Rehman, Email: Cell +92-300-5872937 Phone +92-91-5846508-9 Affiliation Address: Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, 36 B, Chinar Road University Town, Peshawar, Khyber PukhtunKhwa, Pakistan.

The Problem of Unemployment in Pakistan
(A Case Study of Khyber PakhtunKhwa Province) Abstract The Pakistan’s economy has covered a long distance from backward to developing stage and has now attaining the stage of take off. During the period it has confronted a number of hurdles and difficulties. The major problem related to absorbing ever growing population through providing them job opportunities. The economy being basically agriculture had surplus labour. The process of mechanization of agriculture added fuel to the fire and subsequently aggravated the problem because of additional labour rendered surplus by the agriculture sector. The slow process of industrialization amid the population explosion worsened the situation. This paper focuses on the basic issues and as an objective will suggest practicable measures for increasing the rate of employment or for that matter reducing the level of unemployment. Research Methodology To make an enquiry into the problem, find out the reasons for suggesting solution, secondary data available on official record will be used. First hand information where deem necessary will be collected through local inquiries with the use of questionnaire and face to face interview from a selected segment of the population. Variable: Unemployment rate. Objective of the study This paper primarily is meant to create awareness about the unemployment rate in the country and causes of unemployment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As such it aims at creating an understanding among the readers on the issues relating to low rate of employment and its...
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